Last post of 2012…

HAPPY NEW YEARS EVE!!

How was your weekend? Mine started off with two great runs on Thursday and Friday. The weather looked like this both days

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But, for some odd reason I LOVE running when it’s cold and snowy, so I set out for 8 miles and ended up doing a bit more.

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Then Friday I did a nice easy 5 miler in a new jacket I got for Christmas from Joe’s brother 🙂                                                                                                          IMG_2064[1]

I came home to a package at my door! It was a Christmas present from Jari!

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my favorite olive oil from the Company she works for 🙂

LOVE YOU JARI!!!

Then I made a delicious salad concoction. Leftover lump crab from Christmas Eve, spinach, pickles, shredded cheddar, carrots, chia seeds and Annie’s Goddess dressing.             IMG_2065[1]

And sadly, I ate the last one of these…chocolate covered toffee with espresso beans! WHAT?!?!                                                                                                          IMG_2066[1] IMG_2067[1]

We got these at whole foods when my mom was here and they were fall off your chair good! 🙂 I spent the rest of the afternoon taking some of our Christmas decorations down (we kinda have a lot), but we are keeping our tree up until after the new year (tradition).

Joe and I spent Saturday snowboarding at Breckenridge. We got there before the chairs were even running, so got first tracks! woohoo! It was a beautiful day and we had such a good time!                                                                                    IMG_2070[1] IMG_2073[1] IMG_2075[1] IMG_2071[1]

After riding, we walked around the town a bit and grabbed a pint at the Breckenridge Brewery.                                                                        IMG_2078[1] IMG_2083[1]

Sunday we went on a snowshoe adventure! I had found a short route near Echo Lake I wanted to try for a semi restful day – only about 3 miles.                                                  IMG_2092[1]IMG_2088[1]

However, somehow we got a bit off track and ended up doing closer to 10 miles…a lot of which was uphill!                                                                                     IMG_2098[1] IMG_2099[1] IMG_2102[1] IMG_2100[1] IMG_2089[1] IMG_2106[1]

 

We had a lot of fun and ended up getting a much harder workout than expected. By the time we got back to the car we were ravenous! So, we found a place in town called Tommy Knocker and ordered some lunch. AMAZING fish tacos- and so huge!! YUM!                                                                                                      IMG_2112[1]

 

It was another jam packed weekend and I am exhausted!! Joe and I are still figuring out our New Years Eve plans, but I will be sure to let you all know what we end up doing!

Hope you all have a safe and happy NYE!

What are your plans for ringing in the new year?

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6 responses to “Last post of 2012…

  1. Looks like a fun weekend! So you actually like running when it’s cold out? Teach me your ways! I hate the cold brr! Happy New Year’s Eve!

  2. If I fly to you, will you teach me how to ski… oh & make me one of those delicious leftover salads?? =)

  3. That looks like a pretty awesome adventure!! I’d love to do some snowshoeing while I’m out here – I’ve heard the maroon bells hike is beautiful, we’re going to try to ski it today. The Breckenridge Brewery right in Denver is great too – we went there on Saturday. Us right across from Coors stadium. Hope you had a great New Years!!

    • I actually haven’t been to the Breck Brewery in Denver, but am definitely going to check it out. I hope you had a great time skiing – you definitely picked a chilly week to be here in CO 🙂

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