vacation to Big Bear and there
was very little snow. This year
we got lucky- there was a storm
the day we were supposed to
head up the mountain. So we
decided to wait til the next morning
and there was plenty of snow
waiting for us when we arrived.
We immediately pulled out the
new snow tubes we bought and
found a perfect spot right outside
the door of our place!
I love taking these types of trips-
the boys LOVE to explore. They
find things, make up games, eat
lots of snow, and just use their
sun was shining and we found
lots of other hills to tube down.
They all have no fear- they tube
head first, they flip, they fall,
they crash, and they just get
right back up and do it again!
on what we needed to get done for
well, the boys and I set out on a hike.
It was so beautiful when we made
it toward the top of the hill. The
snow was fresh because it had
snowed the night before. Nobody
was around- it was like we had
the whole mountain area to
fell asleep on me as soon as
we got back to our place.
hadn't been touched so we made
a great tube path.
around the time when they got
calls about Dorner (the one
who was out to kill cops),
and we had to go through
a checkpoint to be cleared to
get off the mountain. It was
pretty intense! We were glued
to the TV the rest of the day
watching the whole thing unfold.
the boys back up after school
the next day. My best friend and
her family (she also has 3 boys!)
came with us this time.
family first, then time with
to this trip each year now! I
always pray that there will
be lots of snow and this year
it was so much fun because
of the storm right before we
went to Big Bear! I know
these are memories my boys
will keep forever!