Day 2: In Vermont with #CabotFit Team

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hapter Two: Hashtag #LateNight

Mom and I ended our first evening, closing the bar at the Marriott.

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I mean, it’s really easy to do when all you do is drink water.

So the next morning, I was seeing things crystal clear and looking …

Hashtag: #ExtraSharp

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We were meeting our team and heading out to Percy Farms for the morning.

What was really sweet was sporting the ride because it’s all about style…

Hashtag: #CelebrityStyle

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Hashtag: #Dontpickyoursnose

Double Hashtag: #Peoplearewatching

We arrived at Percy Farms and the site was amazingly beautiful. Honestly, I wasn’t disappointed in mother nature one bit.

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Just disappointed my iPhone didn’t capture all that beauty well.

Hashtag #rockonwithyourbadselfmothernature

Welcome to Percy Farms

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It was quite a quaint farm with 300 cows and I made friends quickly.

Hashtag: #BetsyLouMabel

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Who introduced me to some of her closest friends.

Hashtag: #Cowswhohangtogetherarefriendsforever

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You know what I say…

Hashtag: #Allinadayswork

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This was one of my favorite parts on our trip. We got to chat it up with one of Cabot’s family owned and operated farmers.

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He clued me in to how  important the cows lifestyle (from feed to environment) contributes to the taste of cheese. I mean, Cabot really kicks butt in the tasting department and they really take all measures to make sure their cows are in tip-top shape.

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These babies are just one day old!  Aren’t they beautiful?

Okay, I can’t help myself…ready?

What kind of haircuts do punk cows like?



Hashtag #doesntgetold

The farmers even call in nutritionists to supply each cow with the proper diet. Yes, you read that correctly. Amazing.

Hashtag: #worldsbestcheeseawardrightthere

After our tour, we headed out to see the Von Trapp Family attraction but it started to rain so no photos there. Followed by lunch at a local apple/cider restaurant and a stop at the Cabot Annex store.

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Then we dropped by the Expo for a little browsing when I met another Cabot Cheese lover…

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Joanne and I felt like we practically knew this man forever.

Hashtag: #idontknowyoubutiknowyourcheesesothatmakesusfriends

Mom and I headed back to the hotel for some shut eye because soon it was time to get up again.

Hashtag: #Extrasharpupgrade

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In the evening we attended a Ronald McDonald Charity Event where 1984 Gold Olympian, Joan Benoit Samuelson was speaking!

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Hashtag #Quitethehonor

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After her speech, I got the chance to meet and get her autograph.

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I’m not even quite sure what happened to me. I got all giddy and laughed sounds I’ve never heard.

Hashtag: #Celebritydork

Needless to say, I’m still beaming from it.

After dinner it was one more final bar time. We stayed for a little bit then raced off to get some shut eye for the big day…

Hashtag: #Mostmemorablerace

Hashtag: #Poopandpuke

Hashtag: #TeamPlaya

Hashtag: #Awesomeness

To be continued…

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