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An (Almost) White Christmas

It’s basically a fact that we will never have a “white” Christmas here in Louisiana. However, last week/weekend I had the opportunity to go to Pittsburgh and was able to experience a white “almost” Christmas! Day 1: Drove 17.5 hours from Louisiana to Pittsburgh, PA in a Prius.  Needless to say, I needed to stretch my legs desperately.  We first saw snow in West Virginia (same as last year) Once in Pittsburgh, there was even more snow on the ground! We went out  ...

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And We’re Off

Pittsburgh here we come!! After a rather stressful 24 hours of making triple sure I have everything packed for the trip and squared away at work, I’m proud to report that we are on the way! Josh made the rookie mistake of telling me to pack light. Um excuse me, but what does that even mean? Have you met me? This will be my first major snow experience so I cannot just “pack light” I NEED all 5 pairs of boots and all 4 jackets. Yes, NEED. However, I did manage to fit  ...

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Pittsbrrrrrgh

Yep that’s the forecast for Pittsburgh this weekend..the weekend we will be there!!! It’s time for our 2nd annual road trip to watch the Steelers play! Last year on the way up, we first saw snow when we got to West Virginia. But it was way up in the mountains so we didn’t get to actually experience it. This year, I think we will be seeing snow a lot sooner and a lot more frequently because of all of the recent snow storms. With snow in the forecast, this southern girl is  ...

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I love Love LOVE Christmas! Everything is better at this time of the year for some reason. The air is colder, Christmas movies are on TV, and people are generally nicer and more caring. I’m most excited about this Christmas because I get to decorate my apartment. At first, the thought was too daunting. How was I going to pick out, buy, and transport a live tree (because to me that’s really the only way to go)?! Thankfully Josh was able to come through on the  ...

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