Outdoor Winter Fun!!!

The other day, the whole family bundled up on a 16 degree day to go out and play in the snow. My parents had hiked over to Anderson’s pond a few days prior and just knew there was a plethora of fun to be had. We made sure to bring all the essentials. Of course the items to keep us warm but also a couple shovels, ice skates, snow skate, sled and a tow rope. This was the first time my boy went sledding for any significant amount of time and I have to say, by far the biggest success. Check out all this fun we had!

The dude loved sledding!

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Even daddy got in on the fun on the snow skate.

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Surprisingly, he didn’t mind having that scarf around his face. It was a good thing too. I forgot our mask and the wind was going pretty good! He kept it on the whole time we were out.

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Nic had never skated on a pond. That’s where the shovels came in. We just had our first good snowfall of the season (very late).

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Even Kingston helped!

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He chased daddy in circles and begged ‘me do it’

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This was as close as he got.

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Daddy tried the hockey stop that he hasn’t don’t in 10+ years and (much to my amazement) didn’t bust his rump.

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Grandma pulled Kingston all around the pond. (while wearing Aria so I could be daring in the snow too).

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He thought it was so much fun he tried to give grandpa a ride.

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We found out that it’s easier empty.

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We stayed as warm as we could because we were having way too much fun!

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We trekked over to the island which is a whopping 10 square feet and holds a single evergreen.

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After rounding the pond over to the beaver dam, we headed back over to where Nic still skated.

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It was beautiful!

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Once we got home and warmed, this little darling decided to wake up. She was blissfully unaware that we had just spent a few hours playing in the cold snow.

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It was a great way to spend a cold winter day.

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3 thoughts on “Outdoor Winter Fun!!!

  1. We live in a beautiful state. Even better when there is snow to play in! You captured the fun and beauty of a vermont winters day with family and memorys of fun new adventures our children make being a mommy and daddy so fun and rewarding!

  2. Thank y0u, thank you for sharing your “fun day” via these wonderful photos! …and oh, Aria has me totally mesmerized!!

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