Saturday, December 25, 2010

Bridger Bowl Montana

There were many things to love about our trip to Bridger Bowl Montana. Here are a few of my favorites:

1. gorgeous scenery

2. great weather

3. able to withstand the cold

4. family ski trip

5. watching father/son snow wrestling

6. seeing a mink

(no photo!)

7. daughter having to get off ski lift on only one ski

(no photo-we had to hold hands to do this trick!)

8. nice hotel

(suite, hot breakfast, indoor pool and hot tub!)

9. friendly people

everyone was friendly and ready to help as much as possible

10. priceless memories

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

simple Christmas gifts

This year, not unlike many in the past, I am keeping Christmas simple. The gifts are going to be especially simple. Here are a few of my favorites:

1. books, many gently used

2. kids old toys, gently used or still new

3. $1 t shirts

4. gift cards I got for free

5. packages of tea and hot chocolate

6. a book signed by the author

7. homemade treats

8. calendars

9. warm clothes

10. lots of love

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

kids' sports tournaments

After running my kids all around all weekend for their various sports' tournaments, here are a few of my favorite things:

1. seeing my son play good basketball

2. seeing their team win second place

3. visiting with the coach's wife

4. Jason's deli nutty salad

5. taking a walk

6. the shorter drive to my daughter's tournament

7. seeing her get to play in a bracket a year ahead of her

8. she seeing some friends

9. them losing so we could get home earlier for some rest and homework!

10. we get to do this all over again soon....