Well it's been a couple weeks since we went to the cabin, so I apologize for not blogging sooner, but in my defense I have been pretty deathly sick lately and am just starting to feel better...so I'm back! Anyways, the cabin was a blast! I always look forward to going to the cabin. It's always nice to look forward to getting a weekend free of work, school, responsibilies back home, etc, and you wear no make-up, hang out in sweats 24/7, get an amazing feast every day, and just relax! It was also really fun to have Alex up there for the first time (in the winter) and be able to just snowmobile all weekend. We made our yearly trip to Mesa Falls and it was beautiful, as always.
One of my favorite parts of going there is sliding down all the steps to the falls. Forget walking! Ha. It feels like a giant water slide...but you are in all your snow clothes and well...sliding on ice. It was so much fun (even by the third time) and I'm already looking forward to doing it next year! Enjoy the beautiful scenery. :)
Being at the cabin was a blast. I also won't forget to mention that Alex and I did sled wars and he was pretty dang tough...but I sneaked in some of my 'skills' and wasted him in the end. ;) Sledding down a giant hill was also quite a highlight (and tiring to walk back up!) and of course...The Circle of Trust...where we ride on sleds behind the snowmobile in a circle around the cabin area while it's pitch black. It was very bumpy and dark, but thrilling! The whole weekend was filled with lots of laughs, great people, incredible food and just a fun filled relaxing weekend. AND it was nice to actually see some snow! I never realize how much I miss it until I'm near it again. All in all, it was a good weekend and I can't wait to go again sometime soon!
Well, as I said before, I have been pretty sick lately (just with a really bad cold and the stomach flu...thank goodness it has passed! for the most part...) so I feel like I've been lazy and just laying in bed a lot lately and with Alex working more, I've started to lose my mind at home. So...I've helped myself get it together a little more by organizing!
There is something you need to know about me...I live my life in lists. If I don't write something down I panic and seem to forget it pretty quickly. I can honestly say I might die without my planner...and organizing things goes right along with that. I like things color coordinated, alike things together and everything in sections.
Well, school/work and being newly married has just not given me a lot of time to really deep clean and organize. (I know what you are thinking...Who cares in that small of an apartment?) Right? Wrong! That's the thing...because it is so small and we have a lot of stuff I've gotten in this bad habit of just throwing stuff in one corner and piling everything up into one giant mess. Being home alone lately has made me go crazy with the mess around and the smallness of my apartment...so I broke down and started organizing!
I've only done two spaces right now...but holy cow! What a difference it makes. I just feel better when I know exactly where things are and when they are in place! I've always liked having things tidy, but now I have a bigger desire to keep it that way! I actually really enjoyed it and there is nothing better than the satisfaction you feel once you're done. If anyone needs help organizing, holler at me! 'Cause really, I love it. Here are some before and after shots of my storage room and closet.
Pretty awesome huh?! You may not be able to tell a huge difference...but it was the world of difference to me! So I guess that's what matters. And I know my husband greatly appreciates it, because he kept telling me over and over again! ...but I really think it is mainly because now he doesn't have to do the awful chore. Ha. But I'm grateful for his appreciation. :)
Well besides that life is going really well for us. We're both really busy, but still loving life and it's the best when we do get to spend time together. Oh! And we are starting a fitness challenge next week that my sister is doing...it seems pretty awful, but it will be good to start being healthy and getting in shape! I'll keep you updated on what it's like and how it goes.
Happy Leap Day!