I knew I shouldn’t have built that snowman

You may remember a post I wrote a month or so ago about my first time EVER building a snowman. You read that right, I’ve lived in Utah for seven years of my life but had never made a snowman until this year. There were a lot of factors at play in my managing to never have that experience for so long, but at a certain point the effort not to build one became deliberate. That was when I realized that when I played the game “never have I ever”, I could get everyone else out by saying that I had never built a snowman. (You see, it’s a game where you get other people out by saying things that you have never done that other people have probably done).  Continue reading

I thought I was too old to party that late

Yesterday was my first day skipping blogging as part of my new experiment with blogging in a less scheduled way, and I have to say, it worked out rather splendidly. You see, last night was a “Ladies Night In” that one of my neighbors hosted to get to know some of the other ladies around here. I was so excited to have a girl’s night! It was basically all of the same people who would be at your typical Relief Society activity, which we’ve already discussed about how I don’t typically want to go, but I was simply giddy about this get together.  Continue reading

Our last day in Virginia

Today was our last day here in Virginia. It was a quick trip, only three days, but I think we did a pretty good job of getting as much cousin partying in as we could between all of the kids. We could tell that they were all just a little grumpy today, probably tired and over stimulated from two straight days of playing hard. Continue reading