Friday, March 2, 2012

F-R-R-R-iday!



They say be careful what you wish for. We asked for snow, and we got it! Almost too much. We had a fabulous week at Lake Tahoe. Quinn saw, touched and ate snow for the first time.
Hubs and I busted out the snowboards and hit the slopes… while we got hit in the face with snow and huge wind gusts. But it was so worth it. I loved riding down my favorite run, feeling like the old me.

I only ate shit twice. Once, I hit a huge ice chuck that was impossible see since it was so gray out. I caught a little unexpected air and landed on my ass. The second time, I got a little cocky on my sixth or seventh run down and went too fast. I caught an edge and fell on my face. Consider my ego checked.

Here are the “R’s.”


Recap

In Monday’s QWA, we took advantage of the awesome weather and hit the HMB Brew Co., and Q put his toes in the icy ocean.

On Tuesday, I compared my first year as a stay-at-home-mom to my old corporate job.  It’s been a difficult transition for me, but I’m blessed to have the opportunity to be home with my baby boy.

This week’s Not-So-Wordy Wednesday was a bit wordy with all the captions, but you saw lots of snow-filled photos from our trip.


Referral

I’m doing something a little different this week. Instead of giving you one super awesome blogger referral, you get several. It’s an ode to my Comment Goddesses. These wonderful ladies frequently comment on my posts, share their wisdom and insights, and offer their loyal support. They’ve each been a F-R-R-R-iday referral before, so hopefully you’ve checked them out already. If not, here’s your chance!

Pay these wonderful women a visit this weekend and you’ll know why they’ve earned the “Goddess” title.  



Rewind

I wasn’t sure how well I would do snowboarding this week. I’ve only been snowboarding for four years, and last year I was pregnant so I only got in one half-day very late in the season. So technically it’s been two years since I’ve done this. Turns out, it’s like riding a bike. After a couple of runs, I got my snowboard legs back, and I picked up where I left off.


Tune in next week!

But only on Thursday. Yep, I’m changing it up again next week and going on another Blog-cation. My mom is coming to visit for Q-man’s birthday, so I’ll be spending my free with her – chatting, sipping wine and laughing our asses off. I’ll do a “To LBK” post on Thursday though in honor of my little man’s first birthday. Then I’ll be back with our regularly scheduled programming on Monday, March 12, to tell you all about Q’s birthday party and his visit with Grandma Lori.

Have a great weekend, friends!
Melissa 




15 comments:

  1. Thanks for another shout out!! You are really spoiling me!! I hope you enjoy your blogcation and the big one year festivities!! I'm not sure if I ever mentioned a great group I'm in, voiceBoks.com it's a great networking site, there are no fees and I don't get anything from referring you but I think you would like it and you would be a great addition to the site. When you are done with your blogcation you might want to check it out, I would love to have you on it! Enjoy!!

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    1. Thanks for the recommendation, Kathy. I'll check it out. Happy to sing your praises anytime. :) Have a great weekend!

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  2. You my dear inspire me to blog more (both reading them & writing them). Oh I wish I could find a way to better juggle my time. I LOVE you! You are such a supportive blog friend! Hi Kathy Radigan (waving) - I see your comment above me & want to say that I LOVE you too! :) I'm with Kathy! vB is such a great group!

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    1. You inspire me, too, dear bloggy friend. Love you too! :)

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  3. You write in such a way that I am drawn back over and over again to your blog. Once I am here I have to comment.

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    1. You're so sweet! I adore your writing as well. I visit your blog often and am always glad I did.

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  4. You are too sweet. Thanks for including me in this great group of bloggers. Hope you enjoy your time with your mom and the big party. How exciting that Quinn is turning one. I still vividly remember all 3 of my kids' first b-day parties!!!! :)

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    1. Thanks, Susi! We're excited too. First birthday parties are great memories for mommies. Everyone keeps telling me that Q isn't going to remember this. Like I don't know that? I'm totally doing this for me. :) Have a wonderful weekend!

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  5. Enjoy the time with your Mom! Thanks for calling me a goddess...between that and my new hair, I'm feelin' it! ;)

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  6. Love being called a Goddess, totally makes up for not being able to get into my old jeans this morning!
    You my dear, are always a little sice of Heaven!

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  7. oh and that would be slice ...
    and btw ... cannot wait to see your birthday pics!

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    1. Thanks so much, Nicole. You're a Goddess in any pair of jeans. :) Pics to come next week!

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  8. Awww, thanks! I love commenting at your blog! Love ya, Mel! I can't believe you finally got the snow! We had tornadoes on Friday and snow on Sunday here - totally weird!

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    1. Sorry for the late reply! Love ya, too, Missy! I love commenting on your blog too. Off to get all caught up after my blog-cation right now. Stay safe and warm in that crazy Ohio weather!

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