Walking in a Winter Wonderland.

On Saturday, we woke up to an unexpected sight. Our fried brown grass and bleak post-drought landscape had been covered in a luxurious carpet of white (snow, for you southerners out there). And while I am far from winter’s biggest fan, I admit I was excited to see it, hustling  Tori out as fast as I could get her morning waffle down her.

Because she? Had never really experienced snow before. I mean, sure, she was around last year, but she spent the winter being carted to and fro in her car seat. Her first forays into walking came long after the last snow had melted.

At first, she had no idea what to make of the stuff.

Tori checking out snow

What the hell is this?

But it wasn’t long before she put her game face on. Grandma cheered her on from the background while I took pictures (of course).

First forays

Okay, I'll give this a try.

Tori attempts to find her balance

Balancing in the snow is harder than you'd think.

Face plant!

Face plant!

Yes, I did stop to take a picture (and laugh) before picking her up. But don’t worry, Grandma was there to save her. And later? Everyone replaced the calories they burned off in the snow with a yummy (and belated) Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving comes late.

Thanksgiving arrives…a week (or so) late.

So that was my weekend. How was yours?

11 Comments on Walking in a Winter Wonderland.

  1. Rebecca
    December 5, 2010 at 9:19 pm (5 years ago)

    Virus……..the kind that involves diarrhea and vomit.

    • Amber
      December 6, 2010 at 2:13 pm (5 years ago)

      I’m so sorry. Hope your Monday’s going better. . :-(

  2. Jen
    December 6, 2010 at 8:27 am (5 years ago)

    See, snow is just awesome.

    Give me about of months and I won’t really like so. 😉

    • Amber
      December 6, 2010 at 2:12 pm (5 years ago)

      Right. But for the first few weeks (okay days), snow is the best.

  3. Lady Jennie
    December 6, 2010 at 9:06 am (5 years ago)

    I think your daughter has the cutest nose.

    • Amber
      December 6, 2010 at 2:12 pm (5 years ago)

      Well thank you (so do I).

  4. Erin
    December 6, 2010 at 3:15 pm (5 years ago)

    I love her face plant and I love that you took a picture!!! Your weekend sounds wonderful!!

  5. (Florida) Girl with a New Life
    December 6, 2010 at 11:13 pm (5 years ago)

    Aw! Falling down never looked so cute.

    Can I just say that she has awesome taste in sneakers?

    • Amber
      December 7, 2010 at 4:02 pm (5 years ago)

      I’m training her to be a shoe whore right off the bat. Except the phrase “shoe whore” just sounds wrong when describing a toddler. Oh well, you know what I mean.

  6. erica
    December 7, 2010 at 11:27 am (5 years ago)

    Oh, she is precious! So freaking cute… and her hair looks like spun gold!

    • Amber
      December 7, 2010 at 4:01 pm (5 years ago)

      Two cute bebes – one more reason B and T would be friends.


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