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Company for the Weekend and a Blizzard

on February 19, 2018

Hi there! How was your weekend?? Do you have today off? Ken has to work, so we are business as usual over here.

Let’s rewind to a bit of a weekend recap.

On Friday, Brooke and I spent most of the day cleaning up the house and prepping for company. By mid-afternoon, I totally needed a pick me up! This did the trick, thanks husband!


Brooke relished in some very sweet Valentine’s Day gifts that she received! Perfectly normal to be wearing shorts in February in the snow. Cutest.


Jasper was pretty excited with his toy as well and had to take it out to play in the snow!


Brought a mattress up from the basement. No biggie….okay, it was HARD and I has exhausted afterwards.


And then this! Donezo.


Our guests arrived just in time for some dinner and some quality hang out time. They have 2 kids, so Brooke was in HEAVEN all weekend playing with them!

On Saturday, our guests headed into town to ski at the resort. Ken ventured out for a 3.5 hour ride (?!?!) while B and I hung out at played outside. When Ken got home, I traded roles and hit the road for a 10 mile run. It was the first time I hit double digits since last August, so I felt it for sure! Mixed with slippery roads and some decent wind, it was a game of clothes on and off and just trying to make it home! Finished with a pace average of 9:08 minutes/mile which I was pretty happy with considering the conditions!

At home, Ken thought it would be fun to take out the snow mobiles. Brooke got prepped while listening to some tunes. Seriously, so much cooler than me!


It was absolutely gorgeous, but there was a lot more snow than we expected and since I lack all skill….I ended up getting stuck 5 times and it required lots of digging and flipping of machines and utter exhaustion.


Oops…got that a little snowy.





B getting ready to drop in on the Pow surfer. Kidding, Ken did ๐Ÿ˜‰


Cant beat the views!


Coolest kid.


Once we made it back down the mountain, I hopped in the shower while Ken took our visiting children guests out to play in the yard on the snow mobiles. They had an absolute BLAST!

Prepped some dinner and enjoyed the Olympics while the kiddos played!

On Sunday, we enjoyed a relaxed morning with friends before they set off for another day of skiing and heading home. Ken took his bike out for about an hour and 45 minutes while I moved 5 sleds worth of firewood over to the house. Started the process of cleaning up the house and got some lunch ready before Ken got home.

After some lunch, K, B and Iย  (and Jasper) loaded up the truck and hit up Howelsen for a couple hours of skiing. It was incredible. Something clicked for Brooke and she just dominated the mountain. Ken and I just stared at each other. She just owned it! And I can no longer keep up with her. Just like that. I thought I had at least a year before she was kicking my butt. Nope.

She took my phone and I found some quality pics later.


We made it home and I hopped on the trainer for an hour while Ken got some tacos together (okay, I prepped most of it…but he cut the olives and tomatoes ๐Ÿ˜‰ ).

Brooke went to bed pretty early, so we hung out and watched the Olympics while I did some class work….and then we went to bed early too!

This morning we were up early to ride the trainers. Brooke came down and played while we finished up!


And once Ken left for work, a blizzard started. Getting home should be interesting ๐Ÿ˜‰


I jumped on the treadmill for 4 easy miles before playing with Brooke.


And then we made macaroons. I am not really a coconut person, but these are amazing!


And now B is in the bath while I type this! Once she is done, I have a date with the snow blower so Ken can get back in the driveway! So much snow today!! Of course this is the week that I am feeding the neighbor horses! Ha. Should be a fun walk over this evening!

Hope that you had the day off and have had a great 3 day weekend!!

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