• Vermont Wedding Weekend: Part 1

    August 9, 2009

    What an amazing wedding! Everything about it was truly perfect– from the actual event to the beautiful rural location and special weekend accommodations. The bride and groom arranged for their “younger” guests to stay at the Winding Brook Lodge in Stowe, Vermont.


    The lodge was so cool! It had a rustic and cozy feel with its wooden floors and antique furnishings, but it also had many modern conveniences including a bar, a pool table, a heated swimming pool, and an outdoor hot tub. The lodge has 15 bedrooms that sleptΒ 40 people. It was quite the party house– ideal for a wedding celebration! πŸ˜‰



    I wish that I had taken more photos of the lodge. It was so sweet! πŸ˜€


    Our room was really nice with a huge king size bed and our own private bathroom. We got the hook-up! :mrgreen:




    The lodge was also perfect for karaoke





    Mmmmm… keg beer!


    And lots of beer games!


    Friday (and Saturday) night at the lodge was a PAR-TY!

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    Friday night was a blast! I definitely drank my fair share of beers and stayed up WAY past my bedtime. Miraculously, however, the next morning, Mal and I woke up and went for a 3-mile run on the Stowe bike path. The run helped me sweat out some of the booze from the night before!

    More to come!

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    Maja August 10, 2009 at 6:58 am

    Sound like so much fun πŸ™‚ And great that u were able to get up for a run the next morning – good for you πŸ™‚


    Christie @ Quit Your Diet August 10, 2009 at 7:05 am

    What a great place you guys stayed in! Looks like lots of fun!


    Rebecca August 10, 2009 at 7:25 am

    Wow that place is so pretty!! Glad you had fun!


    Amelia August 10, 2009 at 7:41 am

    That place looks like a lot of fun! Great idea on the part of the wedding couple!


    Coco August 10, 2009 at 7:46 am

    That lodge for the guests sounds like a great idea! I’m glad to see you had so much fun!!!!!! Especially to see you play Beirut!!! (thats what they call it where I am from…in other words Beer pong)


    Ellen (Peace In Motion) August 10, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Vermont is just the best. The lodge looks so cozy and fun. What a way to spend a weekend, surrounded by great friends and good times!


    Shannon (The Daily Balance) August 10, 2009 at 8:50 am

    What a fun night. Looks like a great place to relax and unwind with friends!


    Paige@ RunningAroundNormal August 10, 2009 at 9:06 am

    What a great idea to have the younger guests stay there! Looks like a blast πŸ™‚


    katherine August 10, 2009 at 9:06 am

    Such an adorable place – sounds like a great time too!!


    katey August 10, 2009 at 9:08 am

    that place is so cute!


    K August 10, 2009 at 9:15 am

    That looks like my kind of wedding pre-party πŸ˜‰ What a blast!!


    Danielle August 10, 2009 at 9:27 am

    What an incredibly fun looking weekend!


    Lizzy August 10, 2009 at 9:33 am

    Tina that looks Fab! it really looks like you guys had such a good time! how cool that the bride and groom had their “younger” guests stay all together. PARTY!!! haha


    brandi August 10, 2009 at 9:35 am

    looks like you guys had a great time! what a cool idea to have the lodge for everyone!


    Allie Katie August 10, 2009 at 9:36 am

    My roommate always makes fun of me because I like to run to cure hangovers–I need to physically sweat out the booze! I can’t wait to see more pics!


    Cait (Cait's Plate) August 10, 2009 at 9:38 am

    I used to go for early morning runs after long nights out in college too. I have no idea how I did it, but I would always feel WORLDS better afterwards.

    It looks like you had so much fun and you’re looking so fit!!


    Cynthia (it all changes) August 10, 2009 at 9:56 am

    So fun to have a house just for the “younger” crowd. Looks like a blast. And Good for you for getting out for a run!


    Becci August 10, 2009 at 10:01 am

    That place is gorgeous! It looks like you had a great time!!


    Dani August 10, 2009 at 10:10 am

    My fiance and I looked at Winding Brook Lodge for our upcoming 9/12 wedding. We decided on The Grand Isle Lake House (which sleeps 30), but it’s really fun to see what the festivities might have looked like there! I look forward to part II.


    Kelly August 10, 2009 at 10:13 am

    What a really fun idea!


    Denise (apple hill adventurer) August 10, 2009 at 10:41 am

    looks like it was quite a good time πŸ™‚

    have a great day!


    Jenn Eats Nutritiously Now August 10, 2009 at 11:43 am

    That looks like such a fun party!


    Lynn (The Actors Diet) August 10, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    beer games! you wild woman!


    Megan August 10, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    We stayed at that lodge for my cousin’s wedding in VT. She had us stay there and the wedding took place there as well. It is a great place for a party!


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