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Christmas time catch up

on December 31, 2017

Oh, hey there! How’s it going? How was your Christmas?? I went off the radar for a bit and simply enjoyed being in the moment. It was pretty great πŸ˜‰ But, I’m back! And I thought I would just share some highlights with you….

My parents made the decision to make a quick trip to visit for the few days before Christmas. They lucked out in the fact that we got a little snow….and by little, I mean little. Someone, please send snow!!

Brooke wasn’t mad about it…

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Jasper was concerned that Brooke was stuck in a hole, so he tried to dig her out. The sweetest.

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The parents left on Christmas eve after a few days of play. I think they will be back πŸ˜‰

Christmas morning started bright and early as Brooke showed up in our room just after 5. Thanks, B.

Please note that it is pitch black outside!

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My sister sent Jasper the coolest jacket ever! He was waiting for the snow blower to come out πŸ˜‰

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Not sure about the face, but this girl loved every moment of opening her gifts.

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When the sun came up (kinda?) we saw some glorious snow outside (over a foot!!).

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Had to dive into all the toys.

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Just searching for dino bones.

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We spent most of the day playing outside in the fresh powder…Brooke skied in the yard and there were plenty of snow angels made.

The next day was my birthday. Thirty-five…how did that happen?

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I ran 3.5 miles to celebrate.

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Brooke pretended that she was a teenager and hid from me.

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We ventured into town to wander around for a bit and grab some dinner. It was delicious!!

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Picked up a new book. Amy is super sweet and I am loving her book.

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The following day, we headed in to visit the Optometrist before the end of the year….new sunglasses coming our way!

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My lovely husband got me a new camera for my birthday…something about my grainy blog pics…I’m figuring out how to use it πŸ˜‰

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Friday saw 2 miles of easy treadmill running before we headed into town for an errand, a hike, a trip to the pool and dinner at our fave Mexican restaurant.

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My new sunglasses (courtesy of my sister over at Projects and Puns). They make me feel cooler than I actually am!

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Always wants to be the leader.

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Fish Creek Falls was amazing…though it could use a bit more snow πŸ˜‰ Brooke hiked most of a 3 mile hike and did better than I did on the packed snow trail!

Squirrel!

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Snowball fight!

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The dog was sure he won the day.

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Today included lots of chores, a 5 mile run and a 5 mile cross country ski with Ken!! (Thanks to our neighbors for hanging out with Brooke!)

Ken went out with some buddies tonight so Brooke and I hung out.

17,000 steps…perfectly normal!

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Playing unicorns…also perfectly normal!

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And those are the highlights!! Hope you have had an incredible holiday season. I am in denial that real life begins again on Tuesday…hanging on to the last 2 days!!


3 responses to “Christmas time catch up

  1. Lindsay says:

    Love the watch … I have the same one I believe!! I am actually so ready to get back in the normal routine of life. I’ve been in a state of constant travel since just before thanksgiving. Minnesota, England (and all that entailed), home to Illinois, back to Minnesota, and now I sit in the airport wiaiting for my flight back home after running my last half marathon of the year. I am ready for some home time. Any big plans for the New Years? Next time you are in town or near ski village you should go to the iron waffle … it’s just a short walk from our condo and we love it!! Can’t wait to be in Colorado in May.

    • LeeAnn says:

      So glad you will get to be home for a bit! How was your half? I just started training for one in April. We have not gotten nearly enough snow and we have dirt back to run on.
      I have heard great things about Iron Waffle. Totally need to check it out. Maybe we will have snow by May πŸ˜‰

  2. Rene' Benesh says:

    Love the pictures (and comments)…Thank you for them!

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