But if anybody has any tips for ways to cope with living in a snowy hell for 7-8 months out of the year, we could really use em! We are happy with each other of course and that is my saving grace while living here.
I shouldn't complain so much though- we've been doing a couple things lately to brighten up the crappy weather we have!
I recently dyed my hair to a lighter color and LOVE it! Having your hair done really helps you to remember to actually style it and try to look nice during the day. Here's a before and after shot:
So that was fun.
We've also been trying different foods and school snacks out lately. I made orange chicken curry yesterday with country-fried squash. Strangely wonderful... We also just discovered "pepperjack crackers", and "oatmeal fudge stripe cookies"- both new on the market and received a 2-thumbs up from us!
I've been really proud of Scott lately- he's been a good example to me in persistence with working out. He does yoga pretty regularly now and I think he has a "man-crush" on the freakishly lean asian man wearing a speedo in the workout videos. I just bought Scott a yoga set for Valentines Day and he's loving it. ** Tip for people with sore backs and aches and pains---- Yoga works! Here's the guy Scott loves:
....... This pretty much speaks for itself....
So those are just a few of our everyday "pick-me-ups" that seem to work for us. Any more suggestions would be great!