Thursday, November 08, 2012

Show and Tell Friday

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!

I don't have anything "home" related to share today so I'll share a little story about my trip to Tahoe last weekend.  Two of my girlfriends and I took off Friday for a 3-day weekend and we had so much fun! 

Saturday we decided to go for a hike.  We drove from the hotel to the trailhead, parked the car and went out for a hike.  We came to a creek with logs across it that we had to cross.  I was the first one to go across and I stepped on the first log and it rolled and I fell in the water on my back!  Luckily I was fine and my friends made it across without falling!  We hiked a couple hours (me soaking wet and muddy) and then decided to come back down the mountain. We must have missed a turn because we all realized we were no longer on the trail we came up!  Luckily we could see the lake and the casinos so we just headed in that direction.  We finally made it down but had to take a cab back to where we parked our car!  

We also met a couple nice guys that were big gamblers (mega high rollers).  We ended up hanging out with them and they were putting $100 bills in our slot machines!  One of them taught me how to play roulette and I had a stack of his chips in front of me which were dwindling down fast!  I couldn't stand to be losing hundreds of dollars within minutes, even if it wasn't my money. I had to walk away!  I'll never make it as a gambler but I think that's a good thing! He ended winning a lot the next day so at least I didn't feel too guilty about losing so much of his money!

We plan to go back as soon as the ski season starts which hopefully will be soon! I haven't skied since I've had my first child and he's almost 26! Should be another fun adventure!

I should be getting my new wood laminate floors sometime in the next few weeks so hopefully I'll feel more inspired about decorating again! I'm hoping to get them just in time for Christmas decorating!! Yay!



If you are joining in on Show and Tell Friday, please remember that your Show and Tell needs to be something from your home or garden.  If you would like to join in, please enter your name and leave your exact Show and Tell blog post link, not just your blog link and as a common courtesy link back to my blog.


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34 comments:

Moni - Zuhaus at Home said...

Thanks for hosting, have a great weekend!

suzyq said...

THanks so much for hosting!
Your weekend sounded like a " sex in the city " weekend lol - do you remember that episode in Vegas?
Hugs,
Suzan

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

What a beautiful vista from Lake Tahoe in your photo tonight, Cindy--it's gorgeous country there. Sounds like you had fun--good! Thank you for hosting the party tonight, and I hope your weekend is excellent.

Karen said...

I'm not a good gambler either, so I understand how you feel. My maximum amount to bet is 25.00 LOL. Have fun skiing Cindy and I'm looking forward to seeing pictures of your new floors. Thanks for hosting!

Trish - Mom On Timeout said...

I love hearing about your local travels! Sounds like an amazing weekend :) I live in Sacramento so I think we must be kind of close! Thanks so much for hosting!

Divine Theatre said...

The extent of my gambling lies in waking up each morning! LOL!
What a trooper...I would not have had it in me to continue the hike with water squishing in my shoes! Chic hiking duds, by the way!

Thank for hosting!

Andie

Liz Fourez said...

Sounds like you've had a fun week! Thanks for hosting your fabulous party and have a wonderful day : )

Love Always,
Liz

Nici - Posed Perfection said...

Thanks for hosting. Glad you're okay after your spill. Hope you have a great weekend!
Blessings,
Nici

Vintage Street Designs said...

Thank you so much for hosting! Have a fabulous weekend! Blessings ~ Judy

Sherry said...

Thanks for hosting Cindy!

Jody and Stan said...

Thanks for hosting a fun party. I have a sister who lives in Glenbrook, Lake Tahoe. It's a beautiful area. Have fun!

Jody

Erin Sipes said...

I don't know if I've told you before but I absolutely LOVE your linky party! There's always a ton of inspiration and I enjoy reading about your adventures! I think I would have had to walk away too, I've tried and I'm just not a gambler. :)

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Sounds like you had a good time with your friends! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

Kathy Moody said...

Thank you so much for hosting! Have a great weekend. :)

NanaDiana said...

I am so glad you had fun with your girlfriends. I had a similar experience when I was quite a bit younger on Paradise Island in the Bahamas...that was BEFORE the big hotel/complex was built there- I am NOT a gambler!

I am glad you are having fun! xo Diana

twelveOeight said...

Thank you so much for hosting Cindy, have a fabulous weekend :)

xoxo, Tanya

Chenille Cottage said...

Blessings, Cindy, and many thanks for hosting this lovely party!
smiles,
Carolynn

MY SHABBY FRENCH LIFE said...

I had and adventure like that in France with a friend in a forest near PARIS, she was with her two children and they were going here and there. I was so anxious to be lost that I think my subconscious had noted every thing. After a while she thought that we were lost ! No no did I say, and we came back just in front of our car in a parking of several hundreds ones.
Sorry for my English I'm French and I have a lot to do to improve my English.
thank you so much for hosting and to allow us to share.
Xoxo from PARIS
Joƫlle

Stacy Curran said...

Thank you so much for hosting!
Stacy

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Beautiful place to go hiking, Cindy. Looking forward to see photos of you new floors.

Thank you for hosting!
~Wendy

Anne said...

Thank you so much for hosting Cindy! Have a great weekend!
xx
Anne

Debi Bolocofsky said...

Cindy,
Thanks so much for hosting.
Debi @ Adorned From Above

sparklegem said...

I'm glad you weren't hurt from that fall. And it sounds like you had a lot of fun.

Kim

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Another great party at Show and Tell Friday. Great photos of Lake Tahoe Cindy! Thank you for hosting.
FABBY

Ruthanne said...

Hey look...that's where I live! I heart it here! Thanks for hosting this great linkup!

Vesna said...

Thanks for hosting, have a great weekend!
Hugs,
Vesna

Sarah said...

Cindy, I'm not a gambler either. Would rather hold on to my money. LOL
Thanks for hosting.......Sarah

Jennifer Beaudet said...

That sounds like my kind of vacation! How nice of those guys! Have a great weaken and thank you for hosting this party:)

Mindi@MyLove2Create said...

Thanks for the great party Cindy!

Jeannie-JB said...

Love your great parties. Thanks so much for hosting each week.

Stella B's Kitchen said...

Thanks for hosting, Cindy!

WendyBee said...

That sounds like a good "get-away" weekend. It is always rewarding to get out into our beautiful natural world. I am sorry though that you fell into the creek. Who needs that?

Eclectically Vintage said...

So sorry you're missing your mother.
She shares my twins birthday - 11/17.
Kelly

2DAY IS BESt said...

Thanks for hosting
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