Snow Much Fun (aka The Time We Made a Sled Out of Cardboard and a Garbage Bag)

Snow Day 2016

When the roads are slick and icy, the decision to stay close to home all weekend long becomes an easy one. The highlight of our Friday and Saturday was, without a doubt lots of playtime in the snow, but let’s back things up a bit and start from the beginning for this weekend recap! (P.S…. 

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A Birthday + The First Snow

homemade birthday cake

Monday is here and the weekend passed by way too fast. Why does it always seem to do that!? I hope you guys had a good weekend! Our weekend was rather random, but sometimes random is good, right? With my father-in-law in town, we spent a decent amount of time out and about and took… 

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I Tried To Wait Until After Thanksgiving…

greg chase

This weekend, Chase met his Grandad for the very first time! (Sadie was clearly pumped to see Greg again! Chase was highly unamused by Sadie’s shenanigans.) We spent lots of quality time with Grandad Greg and his girlfriend, Gina, and it was so great to see Ryan’s dad light up when he would tickle the… 

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Hiking, Moses Cone Manor and the Woolly Worm Festival

Appalachian Trail Hiking Banner Elk

We’re more than a week late, but it’s time for the final recap of our mountain vacation! Previous recap posts: Family Mountain Vacation: Days One and Two Hiking Carvers Gap and Fishin’ For Trout Family Mountain Vacation: Day Four The fourth day of our fall family mountain vacation kicked off with another hike on the… 

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Hiking Carvers Gap and Fishin’ For Trout

Carvers Gap The Balds Hike

The third day of our family vacation began with a hike at Carvers Gap! Ryan and I have completed this hike twice in the past (it’s a rather long day-trip from Charlotte, but totally worth it) and were excited to bring my sister and brother-in-law and our two dogs out for a chilly and windy… 

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