About a month or so ago, my hubby Chris came up with an awesome idea. He said that we should make 2016 the year of Robin and Chris. He said that we should make it a year of trying new things and going on new adventures. Most of you know this already, but for those of you who don’t – I am divorced from my boys father & since we share custody, Chris and I get a lot of alone time. Obviously, I thought that Chris’s idea was awesome (who wouldn’t?) and we have been brainstorming about ideas for new adventures ever since he dropped the idea.
Last weekend, he and I went out to dinner and as we were throwing out ideas of things that we wanted to do this year, I mentioned that it would be cool if we came up with our own hashtag and even more, had t-shirts made with said hashtag so that we could wear them all year long on our adventures.
And that’s what we did.
We both thought that we needed an epic adventure to start 2016 off right and when Chris suggested doing a Polar Plunge, I was totally on board.
I mean, who wouldn’t want to jump into the ocean in the middle of the winter, right? They have Polar Plunges at tons of beaches around here, most of them requiring a donation to benefit some local charity. We decided to go to First Beach in Newport, RI because that’s the beach we go to all summer long. Their Polar Bear Plunge benefited A Wish Come True, a group that grants wishes for sick children. Continue reading »