Christmas 2013~ Just a Little Late!


This post is way over do!! Instead of typing a lot of words and going on and on about our 1st married Christmas I will spare you and just show you lots of pictures (blurry and yellow!) and less words :).

Christmas Eve we headed to my parents house to meet up with my grandparents (dads parents) for a wonderful lunch. My grandparents always join us on Christmas Eve, last year however my grandpa was very sick and was in the hospital so this year was very special to spend this time with both of them!







In the evening we headed over to B’s grandparents for a few hours to kill sometime before we headed back to my parents house to open gifts with our family friends! We were crazy busy on Christmas Eve and we both crashed hard that night!



After the gift exchange with our friends we headed to B’s parents house to do our “Christmas morning.” We got his parents a really really really soft blanket from Target in queen size (which I think all blankets should be made in this size!), a cookbook and a new set of pots and pans,  got his dad the book Killing Jesus and some Pj’s. And for his brother we got him a beer making kit!








We then headed back to my parents house to spend the night and wake up Christmas morning at their house! The next morning was spent opening gifts, eating some really good food and just relaxing. The plan was to go to his parents house and spend the night at his folks house that night, however I think I had some cross contamination and was sick from about 4 in the afternoon until the next day.

Well I was not going to let this ruin our plans so B went to his families house and ended up spending the night and came and got me the next day so we could go to a movie with his family once I was feeling better. It was really weird to spend the night at our parents house separate but I am glad I went with this because I was really sick!




To end the holidays we went to see the movie, Grudge Match. Overall it was pretty funny and we had a good laugh!

Your Turn

What was your favorite memory of Christmas 2013? 

What is the best thing you ate on Christmas? 

An Awesome Brooks Vest to Keep You Warm!

Hello and Good morning!

I realize I never, ever post on Saturday but I had some time this morning and thought I would post! I have been digging blogging lately and have been loving posting about my life! 🙂

This morning is a BIG morning for me because it is the final chapter for the 1st 5k’ers!! Included in the program is a race at the end of 8 weeks. It is a jingle bell run which is appropriate sense we are so close to the holidays! The only issue we had was the small hiccup of 7 inches of snow…

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Most of the runners are not use to running in the snow;  most of the participants had never even ran before they started this program, so it will be interesting to see how many actually show up! 🙂

The training went really well so I feel super excited and pumped they will rock the race!

In other running news…

The perks of working at a running store…

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This beautiful jacket is from the Brooks outwear collection called: Adapt Vest. My wonderful manager was at a running conference in Texas this past week and brought back some sweet swag for us! I was lucky enough to grab the vest!

When all the items were on the table I was going for the socks and my manger goes, “no, no, I got that vest for you!” I was kinda stoked and super thankful. I then proceed to look online at the price and was kinda sticker shocked that I  just got this vest for free! 🙂

I will do a review about the vest once I run in it outside but lets just say this, the warmth is incredible and the pocket in the front is AWESOME! And could the color get any better?!

After the race I am racing off to the store to pick up some veggies, hummus and guacamole to take to a family Christmas party for B’s side of the family! I have been going to this party for 7 years and I have only missed it once, but this year B can’t go because of studying for law finals :(.

I can’t wait to report back to you all about the race and party!

Have a wonderful Saturday!

Your Turn! 

Have you ever bailed on a race due to the weather? 

What is your favorite color to run in? 

Black, teal and red!