We took a vacation this week to Smuggler’s Notch in Vermont with Nannie & Grandpa & Aunt Bridget and Uncle Kevin. Abby had her very first ski lessons with an instructor and daddy (she took 3 “daddy & me” lessons), and she did fantastic! By the end of the week, she was a pro at “green light, yellow light & red light”, riding the magic carpet up the beginners hill, riding the ski lift up the big mountain, and of course she became a pro at falling down! Emily had a blast playing in the snow as well… as long as she get to wear her ski goggles just like her big sister! Mommy spent a lot of time in the condo cooking meals, getting kids dressed and undressed & making hot cocoa, but she said she had a blast!
- The Beach Family
This was Abby’s 1st time on the lift with her instructor…
After a couple of days she even taught Nannie & Grandpa how to ride up the magic carpet & go down the beginner’s hill… She said they did pretty good!
As much as she looks like quite the pro here… she was actually standing still & had no idea how to get out of this position… It sure looks impressive though!
Abby had been talking for MONTHS about trying ice skating on this trip, but unfortunately, it was NOT all that she thought it would be. In fact, we spent a whole 5 minutes on the skates, and most of that time went spent in tears by both girls. Oh well, maybe next time!
Abby finally realizing skating is not her thing right now…
The miserable skaters commiserated together on the bench…
Thanks for a great trip Nannie & Grandpa! We all had a blast!
Here's a video of Abby's 1st week skiing! We're so proud of her!