Blizzard 2016

Let me just start off by saying that I’ve NEVER seen so much snow in my life! I’m from Raleigh/Durham NC where it barely snows & when it does, it’s more like a dusting. That part of NC gets more ice than snow. So, when we moved here to northern VA the snow was something we definitely had to get used to. It snows like 3-4 times a yr & it’s a considerable amount. Although, this was only the second time it snowed here this winter…the weather has been all jacked up around here. Anyway, Jonas came through and showed out lol! Making up for all the spring like weather we’ve had over the past two months I guess. Our area got about 30 inches.
There’s no school for the kids again tomorrow. They’ve been out since Thursday. My wife is a federal employee in DC & they’re still shut down tomorrow as well. The sidewalks & roads in our neighborhood got cleared today but I still haven’t gone anywhere since Friday. I did go outside Saturday to play in the snow with Isaiah but that didn’t last long because the snow started coming down harder, the wind picked up & the temperature dropped. I spent a lot of time looking out of the window watching in amazement as everything was quickly covered with a blanket of snow. It was so pretty!
Also on Saturday before it got really bad we had two little visitors. Two pitbulls were wandering around. They were freezing & the way my conscience is set up…I had to bring them inside. I see them often roaming around the neighborhood. They belong to someone around here, they both have collars on & they’re just as sweet as they can be. So I fed them & one of the neighbors had already called animal control. The roads were getting kind of bad so I wasn’t sure if they were going to come out, in which case I would’ve had to keep them inside. I love doggie babies & there’s no way I could’ve sent them back out in that mess.
Anyway, things are clearing up, I’m hoping the kids will be back in school by Wednesday & hopefully there won’t be any more snow. It’s pretty & everything, but…nah, I’m good lol! I REALLY miss NC weather.

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Everyone enjoy the rest of your night & thanks for reading!

Melyssa 💋

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Been gone for a minute…

I know I’m a little late but…Happy New Year!! I hope everyone has been off to a good start in 2016. I’ve been neglecting my little blog for about 6 months. I’ve been wanting to post but it’s been crazy around here. Things have finally calmed down so hopefully I can get back into this and post as often as I’d like to.
I brought in the new year celebrating my birthday, it’s on the 6th but I started on the 1st lol! I didn’t do anything major, I had cake & opened presents from the boys before my wife took me to Richmond for a little weekend getaway. We stayed in a nice hotel right next to a mall and a bunch of other stores…one of which was ULTA(my fav)! Needless to say, I did a bit of shopping! We enjoyed a very romantic dinner at Texas De Brazil, an amazing brazilian steakhouse. Everything was on point, the food, the service and the atmosphere. We also went to the movies and watched “The Forest”…didn’t love it & I’ll leave it at that. I really had a great time and can’t wait to go back, hopefully soon!!
Our oldest son’s birthday is today! He’s 15…I can’t believe it. It makes me kind of sad, I mean I’m happy and thankful that he’s healthy/happy & I love seeing the young man he’s becoming but goodness….these 15 yrs have gone by soooo fast! I swear it seems like time is speeding up now. He’ll be 18 & graduating high school very soon. That’s major! While he’s definitely not a baby anymore, he’ll ALWAYS be MY baby.
Next month we’ll be celebrating our youngest son’s 9th birthday. I feel so old lol! Enjoy every minute you have with your little ones. I know everyone has heard this a million times but it’s absolutely true….they grow up so fast.

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Happy Birthday to me

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Kisses

 

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Just being silly

 

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My baby