Our summer here in BRK has ebbed and flowed between fantastical activity and lazy nights on the patio. It has been a summer of family, friends, and firsts! Daelyn cooks for the first time. Dryden, my oldest joins CrossFit. I become a CrossFit Coach. Himself and I visit Lake Arrowhead for the first time. I have been a productive momma (hate the word busy) running my kids to their activities, working on things behind the scenes here at BRK, and simply being. I did manage to finish only one book so far this summer and it was a doozie- Gone Girl. I think my head popped off at the climax of the story! Here is our summer in photos…

Grandfather Mountain Scottish Games

Groom’s best friend.

Smith Mountain Lake with Ma and Daddy, or Nonni and Papa!

Plenty of iced coffee.

I became a CrossFit Coach! Coaching my son- priceless.

Plenty of movie nights at Cinema Joss

Love summer entertaining!

Passed my NRA Basic Pistol Class. Girls like guns too.

Daelyn learns to cook! Next Mason Jar Meal Queen perhaps?

Zuzu my baker.

Ich liebe meinen Mann.  Himself.

More news here in BRK. Big Red Kitchen has added an extra R. She is now a registered trademark! Big Red Kitchen®. Nice.

How is your summer going so far? Great adventures? Firsts? Do tell all…


  1. Posted August 2, 2012 at 8:53 AM | Permalink

    You have a great looking family Robin

    • Robin Sue
      Posted August 2, 2012 at 9:02 AM | Permalink

      Thank you Larry, I think I’ll keep them around a while;-)

  2. Posted August 2, 2012 at 10:45 AM | Permalink

    My Mom leaves for the lake on Saturday – they plan to scatter my Uncle’s ashes in the lake next week – his favorite place to be!

    Congrats on the trademark! I know what a pain in the ass that is working at law firms these many years.

    Looks like the perfect balance of fun/busy – enjoying life!

  3. Posted August 2, 2012 at 11:55 AM | Permalink

    OK i love that you said you were/are a productive momma – busy is definitely a 4-letter word!

  4. Posted August 3, 2012 at 4:45 AM | Permalink

    It looks that you all have a fabulous time , enjoying Summer to the fullest! Good food, lovely family & some free time to spend with your loved ones!

    Cool pics too! 🙂

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