Tuesday, December 11, 2012

That Time I Went to Breckendridge

I have always wanted to write one of those posts that goes like "sorry for the massive photo dump that is about to happen" but, since I doubt you all want to see "photo dumps" of me cleaning my apartment and working late in mis-matched pajamas, the opportunity has never presented itself....until now.....

Last Friday I embarked with three of my Atlanta girlfriends to the cold, snowy, cold, cold state of Colorado!  We were celebrating Whitney's birthday and decided we should do it properly and in a big way....which obviously meant a trip to Breckendridge. I have decided that all birthdays hereafter need to involve flights and girlfriends. It's only proper. 

When I first got home and photo dumped all my pics onto my computer, I realized 9/10ths of them were screen shots of my weather app. Apparently I was afraid I'd forget it was cold in Colorado in December. 
Other highlights of the trip included me falling on the ice in the middle of the street #somanypeoplesaw meeting up with our Atlanta-recently-turned-St.-Lou-ian  

Writing one of our favorite quotes from the weekend on a dollar bill and taping it to the bar ceiling. Graffiti-ing money and stamping pennies at the zoo....I swear, two things that never get old

We Tubed
I know this outfit looks frumpy but, don't be fooled....that zipper goes all the way to my kneecaps. #grrr

We posed as ski-ers at a real-life skier's bar....until we realized real-life ski-ers probably don't bring their giant purses with them on the slopes....

We froze our butts off trying to take pictures like this with the self-timer
Doesn't everyone wear chambray in negative 8 degree weather? 

We molested random ski mannequins on the street

We busted out all our fun sweaters that never see the light of day in Atlanta

which, by the way......
I'm just saying. 

Enjoyed the most snow I've seen in my whole life (even though when you've only seen 4 inches it's not too tough to beat)

and drove everyone nuts with my constant picture taking....it was a sacrifice I had to make for you all. well and because I kind of want to remember moments like this: 


The End. 
XO, A

24 comments:

Angel said...

omg so when i was looking on fb i was like "that sweater looks familiar..." i love it! and it's gorgeous there. i'm so glad you had such a great time :) love you lots!!

Heidi said...

Aww I miss Colorodo and the cold weather! I love Breckenridge though, glad you had fun!

Erin said...

OH my goodness this look so amazing! I've been wanting to do a ski resort trip like this for about ever but I can't justify spending money to do it when I don't know how to ski OR snowboard.

I mean I could tube and hot tub and wine and dine like a complete champ so that counts right?

And girl, you are looking smashingly even in puffy snowgear. Way to rock it. I love that white winter coat as well.

J and A said...

I love that sweater!!! You are too cuts in the snow!!!

Lindsay said...

Wow, that looks like an amazing, yet freeezzzzing trip. Props to you and T Swift being all matchy matchy. ; ) yay for trips with friends, those are the best kind!!

Jenna said...

Talk about the perfect winter birthday getaway... you girls know how to celebrate :) I've always wanted to go snowboarding in CO... AND loving the sweater!

xxx
Jenna

laura loves.. said...

Looks amazing!

I realised I have your exact outfit on today - chambray shirt, dark jeans and hunter wellies. I didn't even know you could get hunters in America :)

Heather (GurleeGirrl) said...

Wow - Breckenridge totally looks like that ski-city in the movies!! What fun it must have been!! Once in a lifetime trip :)

Love the fox sweater - so want it (I have the Target turquioise version - but yours is the bomb).

Tubing must have been a blast! Especially on MOUNTAINS!

Shannon said...

Aaaah - I love your dump of photos. You ladies look like you had a blast, mannequin molesting and all. :)

Jewels said...

Oh looks like so much fun!!! I love colorado and skiing. Where did you stay? I am trying to plan a trip here soon and would love to know. And how did you like the room and the atmosphere of the resort?

Ashlyn said...

I love the fox sweater you and Tay are sporting! Where is it from?

Looks like you had a blast! I feel like you are freezing in that shirt! I am cold imagining myself in snow with a chambray shirt only on haha

Jamie said...

Holy freezing balls.

P!nky said...

Awwww girlfriend trips are the bestest!

Y'all look like you had a blast!

Too cold for me eeep!

Lindsay said...

I hear so many good things about Breckenridge! It looks gorgeous. I have a snowboarding trip planned to Big Sky in Montana after the new year and I'm sooo excited!

Carly said...

you can't NOT molest mannequins! Looks like you had a blast. Trips away with the girls are the best, I always try get one a year - it's a must.

jayme said...

so stinkin cute! when can we plan a ski trip together!?!? that would be SO fun!

and you're so much cooler and hotter than t.swift.

meghan said...

This looks like such a fun girls' trip! I love that you took all the pics of the weather. I would definitely do that. And I love your interpretation of your thoughts about it. Ha! How wonderful to see all your girlfriends.

Sara Louise said...

You know I have a purse that matches that fox sweater perfectly, right? Just saying.

Ashley said...

Ahhh it looks like so much fun!!! Such a gorgeous area. Glad you had fun!!

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

Oh girl, that looks like SUCH a fun time!! Glad you got to go! :)

Young and Fabulous said...

pretty sure i stalked ALL your pics and made you have like 1000 notifications of likes on facebook hahah!

GORGEOUS!!!!!!!! i am in love with western states during winter (CO, utah, etc) So beautiful and looks like a snowglobe!

and seriously...your fashionista self can survive in all climates. you are adorable!!

xoxox

Megan said...

Y'all are the cutest!! That looks like such a nice little break!!

Laura Darling said...

This looks like such a fun trip! The snow looks beautiful! Although WOW it was cold! I would have died!

Alex said...

Yayyy how fun!! I definitely want to celebrate a bday with a plane and girlfriends.