Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Tried-It Tuesday

I'm linking up with my friend Holly again (it's been a while) for a fun Tried-It Tuesday! For some background information, I spent most of my life in south Mississippi and coastal Georgia, so snow was something I dreamed of. Actually, I could count on one hand how many times I had seen snow (at all) before turning 21. And I may have even had fingers left over.

So even after being married and living in VA for almost 8 years now, there are still some snow "firsts" for me. This year, it was sledding.

It was probably too cold for us to go outside last Wednesday, but we had a 2 year old that wanted to play! He was too young to care last year when it snowed, and this was the first snow that stuck long enough to enjoy. So we bundled up and headed outside! One of our sweet neighbors let us borrow her sled, and we just went down a very tiny "hill" across the street from our house.

Every time Keagan got to the bottom, he would say "Fun!" and get ready to go again. He loved it!
I went down a few times, but I was the one with the camera, so this is the only proof. 

Hopefully the next snow will be accompanied by slightly warmer weather afterward (30s would be fine with me) so we can stay out more than a few minutes before feeling like we're going to die. The forecasts up here are calling for anything from a dusting to 8 inches (depending on which model you believe) tonight through tomorrow, so we may get that chance sooner rather than later. Unfortunately, we'll have to make all of these days up in June...

In on news, I'm thrilled to my helping my BBF Amy from Eclectic Educating with her 300 Follower Giveaway. She's SO sweet, and her blog is an amazing resource. You definitely will want to check it out! 

And finally, don't forget that my Pin It to Win It ends at midnight tonight for my brand new Olympic Literacy Centers. Visit yesterday's post for instructions on how to win!


  1. This year is definitely making up for lost time for you! I am glad you and your son had fun sledding! Sounds like a blast. Thanks again for helping with the giveaway!

    Eclectic Educating

  2. That looks SO fun and SO cold! Glad you are enjoying sledding!
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

  3. This is SO cute! We have had more snow days this year than ever but every time it has been negative temps and too cold to sled! We have only gone sledding 2x this year. :( Thanks for linking up, Melissa! xxoo
    Fourth Grade Flipper

  4. I'm in VA too (South of Roanoke) -- and we have missed 6 days since going back in January! The weatherman called for less than half an inch -- and we have over 2!!! Stay safe and warm, and enjoy your snow day :)