WEEKEND IN THE SNOW

This weekend was just what I needed. I unplugged and headed up to the mister's family cabin for a night in the snow, just the two of us. We watched Home Alone movies, ate dinner at the best local diner, grabbed shakes and cuddled in the freezing weather, bundled up in layers and blankets. The next day we headed back home to catch "The Hobbit" at the IMAX. Not being a huge Lord of the Rings follower I was pleasantly surprised how fun this movie was, with just the right amount of humor. The weekend ended with a great service at church, dinner with my family and watching Love Actually with my mom. One of my favorite holiday movies!

What did you do this weekend?

93 comments:

  1. Lovely cabin!
    PS- totally jealous of all that snow!

    xoxo,
    B.

    www.thestoryofherandhim.blogspot.com

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  2. this sounds like the PERFECT weekend to me too. Lots of movies and downtime. Cute photos!

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  3. looks like such a cozy place!! where is this!?!? i'm so sad we haven't had a nice snow yet in NYC :/

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  4. I am so jealous of all that snow!! I've barely seen a drop of it! :( that cabin looks so stinkin cozy, I'm jealous :) looks like a great time!!

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  5. Lovely photos! I can't wait to be in the snow, which will be soon! And I have to admit that I have absolutely LOVED the Lord of the Rings movies! The cinematography is amazing! -Jessica L

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  6. That is the cutest cabin and that sounds like such a fun weekend! We did a fair amount of hibernating this weekend, too, since my Mr. is sick. So lots of couch and football time for us!

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  7. That sounds like a wonderful weekend! So jealous!
    XO
    E

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  8. That cabin looks so dreamy! And snow?!?! SO jealous!

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  9. seems like the perfect getaway, so jealous!

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  10. Jealous! We live in the part of AZ that lacks snow and even cold days most of the time. Not to mention that cabin is adorable!

    Sydney

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  11. Lovely pictures. My kids would LOVE all that snow. But I have to admit I would hate trying to bundle and unbundle 3 kids in snow attire all day :)

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  12. yes ma'am sometimes that is exactly what you need especially with all the craziness of the holidays. looks lovely and peaceful!

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  13. I made the trip to NYC to see the tree and all the other holiday decorations. Aren't relaxing weekends at cabins the best though?

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  14. Oh my goodness, the cabin looks amazing and must be the perfect place to just chill and get away from the world. So jealous! xo

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  15. This sounds like my ideal weekend dear. :)
    -wHiT

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  16. It looks so cozy there! I especially like that ladder, haha. Sounds like the perfect place for two!

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  17. Sounds perfect! What a great place to unwind and regroup!

    xx
    Holly Foxen Wells
    GlamourMash

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  18. OMG so much snow! I'm jealous actually! We are just muddy and rainy here in Indy! And I am so happy you unplugged and gave yourself that time. It is so important! I saw the midnight show of The Hobbit...such a great time right! I loved it!

    Chao
    Poppie
    http://thepoppie.com

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  19. The cabin looks amazing, and it sounds like the perfect weekend :)

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  20. Amazing pics!! Love this place!

    xx
    Tali

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  21. The hobbit was amazing wasn't it! Did you see it in 3d? To good. We never get snow here, snow pictures are beautiful :)

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    1. Yep! I don't typically like 3D movies but this one was so much fun!

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  22. oh your weekend sounded super amazing- watching home alone, snuggling, and drinking shakes sounds like a daydream :) and i LOVED the hobbit- i just wish i didnt go to a 9:30pm showing because i was so sleepy an hour in. god i'm a grandma =P

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    1. Ha, it's okay. We went to a 3:00pm showing for that very reason. We're grandparents already ;)

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  23. Aw, that sounds perfect! This weekend husband and I bought our very first real tree! {my very first ever!} The house smells amazing!!

    brittanykytecreated.blogspot.com

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  24. looks like you had a great time! I loved the hobbit!! although I'm a big nerd and love lord of the rings. Also there is always a time to watch love actually! maybe i'll watch it tonight while i'm packing :)

    iambornlippy.blogspot.com

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  25. Wanna let me borrow that cabin? ;) I need a night like that! We packed up our whole apartment this weekend and ate an obscene amount of Little Ceasar's crazy bread

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  26. Looks like a wonderful perfect weekend. I watched Love Actually too! Love that movie. -Heidi

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  27. These are great pictures. It's fun to visit the snow. We were close to the snow this weekend in Jackson for a Christmas party just below Tahoe. I also left a comment on your last post. I LOVE Kendra's blog. Take care,

    Shauna

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  28. Soo beautiful!! I could use a weekend JUST like it :)

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  29. Looks like a fun snowy weekend! Sadly we were driving through it instead of playing in it!

    Love, The Skinnys

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  30. Le sigh.. this cabin looks absolutely beautiful! I too saw the Hobbit this past weekend and I liked it much more than I anticipated! Makes me want to read the book before the other two movies!

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  31. Great picks.. looked like you guys had a great time.

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  32. That sounds like the perfect weekend! I haven't seen snow in years, so I think it's the prettiest thing ever. And yay for holiday movies!!!

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  33. What an awesome and gorgeous cabin!!! That sounds like the perfect weekend to me. How lovely and cozy! My boyfriend and I enjoyed snuggling by the christmas tree and watching It's a Wonderful Life!!! He also surprised me with a date night at Benihanas restaurant =) Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures with us!!! A true Christmas weekend.

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  34. Aww I'm craving some snow right now!! What a perfect weekend!

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  35. Wow, what a beautiful cabin! That sounds like the perfect getaway :)
    This makes me miss my family's cabin in Colorado.
    Sitting in a cozy cabin while the snow falls outside is one of my favorite things
    about this season!

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  36. Ah, it sounds lovely. We were in the mountains this weekend too, though without Home Alone movies, which would have been the cherry on top! Nothing says Christmas like Home Alone :) Glad you enjoyed your little getaway.

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  37. Sigh---what a perfect weekend! So glad you could escape for awhile and enjoy time spent with your hubby--you deserve it!

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  38. Sounds like a great weekend. I spent the weekend holding my daughters close.

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  39. This looks and sounds like the perfect little pre-Christmas weekend! :)

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  40. Your weekend sounds amazing!! I adore the Home Alone movies, can't get enough of Kevin ;) That is pretty cool that you went to see The Hobbit, my hubby and I are dying to see that movie. He is a die hard fan, and I loved the other movies so I am excited as well! I love all your pictures outside in the snow. Hope you have a lovely Monday!

    xoxo,
    Shio

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  41. Love that cabin - it does look cozy!

    Glad you had such a nice weekend - we all need that form time to time, TJ. :)

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  42. I can't even imagine snow at the moment! It's 6am and 27deg Celsius. It looks so beautiful. x

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  43. ah so jealous! i totally want to go to a cabin like that!
    sounds like you two had an absolutely perfect time:)

    <3
    Kenzie

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  44. that place looks amazing! spent my weekend with my family! xoxo

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  45. What a perfect snow weekend!

    My husband and I did a major Christmas gift shopping marathon, sewed up some presents, wrapped presents, made homemade hot pockets, went to a goodbye party for one of our church's pastors and watched Elf for the 5th time.

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  46. That place looks so lovely and cozy. What a nice weekend! xo

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  47. I love how you captured the cabin perfectly! What a fun weekend getaway.

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  48. Sounds like an amazing weekend to me. I really want to see the Hobbit. And Love Actually is my go to holiday movie!

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  49. This place looks so cute, I can't wait to have a cabin of our own some day!

    http://sarahvonspook.blogspot.com/

    -Sarah

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  50. looks like so much fun! yay for getaway weekends :)

    xo,
    kristyn

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  51. i spend time with my loved ones and had caroling practice :) also, i tried lobster for the first time! it looks like you guys had a blast... wish i could get away to my cabin right about now.

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  52. Your weekend looked just lovely! Charlie and I spent the weekend traveling back east. Crossing my fingers it snows while we're here :)

    xo
    Rachel

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  53. These photos are gorgrous TJ! Sounds like you had a weekend full of exactly what you needed - some R&R :)

    xx,
    Maya

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  54. That cabin looks so cozy! I'm loving all the wood. <3

    This weekend I did some christmas cookie baking and relaxed after a long week of exams.

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  55. That cabin looks like a little bit of heaven!! x

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  56. this cabin is so lovely! where is it? thanks for your sweet comments!

    jorie

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  57. What a cozy getaway! That cabin looks so nice. I really want to see The Hobbit, I think I'll enjoy it more than Lord of the Rings!

    xx Ellie
    www.ellalogy.com 

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  58. wow your mini trip to the snowy cabin sounds lovely! I wish I could just like nip off there for an evening haha

    Francesca xo
    http://goingroundthemulberrybush.blogspot.co.uk

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  59. Hello Dear! I like your blog so much! This is my first visit here but definitely not the last :) Would you like to follow each other? :)


    XOXO,
    Monika

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  60. Omg what a lovely wooden cabin! I'd totally spent my winter holidays there, wrapped up in blankets, sipping hot tea <3. Great shots :)!

    xx
    http://gita-oddsandends.blogspot.com/

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  61. Awwwh this looks beautiful babe :D

    Have yet to see The Hobbit, is it any good?

    & Love Actually's my favourite too. :D xx

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  62. THAT IS AWESOME! What a fun trip!

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  63. Oh that looks like an amazing time!! Wish I had a little cabin retreat :)

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  64. That sounds like an amazing weekend. I'm glad you were able to enjoy time alone and close to nature. And watching Home Alone movies is always on top of my list. I had a fun weekend with the family as well. =)

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  65. Loving the photos! Thanks so much for stopping by, would you like to follow each other via bloglovin?

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  66. Holy amazing cabin!! Love Actually is one of my favorite holiday movies

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  67. This could not be more precious. Honestly. The cabin, the snow! Looks like y'all had a great time :)

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  68. so jealous of your snow adventures! hoping to head up to the mountains in northern california this weekend and see some snow - fingers crossed!

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  69. that place is a little slice of heaven right there. how lovely.

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  70. Love this! Hubby and I are headed for a weekend of skiing sometime in February. Can't wait!
    thehartungs.blogspot.ca

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  71. How did I miss this post? Looks like such a fun mini adventure! The pictures and cabin are adorable.

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  72. it's a dream day for the winter time!! I could use one too.

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  73. That sounds like the perfect weekend! The cabin looks so cute and cozy...perfect for snuggling :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  74. ironically, you commented on my blog a few months ago about pictures i took at the beach...and i just wanted to say how much i love these snowy pictures! that cabin looks so cozy and like a great place to spend a weekend!

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  75. what a fun and sweet get away. your pictures came out so clear and pretty, I love them all! hope you two had a great time :) Merry Christmas to you TJ!

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  76. aw, sounds like such a lovely weekend! I want to cuddle up somewhere in the snow!

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  77. wow, what a great place to escape to for the weekend, looks lovely!

    Katie x

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  78. Nice post.Thank you Honey.Merry Christmas and Happy new Years..Kisses so much.See you later 2013..))
    http://satinfan.blogspot.com

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  79. Okay, that cabin looks amazing. Take me there! ;)

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  80. when I see this post, I want to travel
    kiss from paris

    thekarllady.blogspot.fr

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  81. That cabin looks so cozy & perfect! Btw, I love your new side picture of you and Mister! You two are so cute.

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  82. Oh this cabin looks fantastic!!!! and the weather seems to have been perfect that day!! =)))))

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