As Winter Covers Me, The Seasons Change

Snow in Park City, Utah - 66 seconds of my and my hat hair

In which my hat hair and I spend a minute talking about our new snowfall and the opening of the Park City, Utah, ski resorts. ...more

Goodbye Winter 2014-15

The calmness of the snowfall, white winter wonderland as far as my eyes could see, and the soft feel of snow under my...more

Snow/Ice/Other Crap

We’ve had “the big one”….the one we get threatened with every year….but this time?Ice…lots of iceSnowMeltingRefreezingSnowRecord low tempsMore snow forecastThis is the South.  Kids are out of school the entire week.  Yes…they just said “to hell with it”.  And?  I’m not surprised....more

Cabin Fever

I don’t think I’ve ever suffered from such terrible cabin fever. Every winter I deal with a bout with it. I think most New Englanders do. It’s cold. It’s snowy. There isn’t as much sunlight.On the positive side, at least the sun is starting to set a bit later now. At least when it’s out it does.But after being buried under over six feet of snow in just 2 weeks, I can officially say that my cabin fever has hit an all-time high....more

Blizzard Fun: Make Snow Ice Cream

Snow ice cream, or snow cream, is super easy to make. Here in New England, as in much of the country, we’re buried under an ever-expanding blanket of fresh snow. One way to keep away cabin fever is to make tasty treats. If you have little ones home from school, they’ll have fun making this with you. You can use other flavors of extract besides vanilla too. Peppermint would work really well. ...more
I agree. there's too many unknowns to be making snow cream this day and age. sad.but it's true.more

And So It Begins.......

And So It Begins……....more

13 Easy Winter Life Hacks

As a Michigander, born and raised, I've learned a thing or two about winter. Lenawee County is no Fargo, North Dakota, or anything, but in an average winter our temps hover in the mid-twenties during the day and we'll get about three feet of snow before the spring thaw, which any gardener will tell you is just before Mother's Day....more
EmiliePeck For sure! Plus, layers are great for when you go inside and need to shed a bit!more

Snow Day Caring Heart

Working Mom Winter Woes

Help! It's snowing where I live and I've been stuck at home with two kids all day.  I am going stir crazy here.  This is the first day I haven't been able to take the kids to the park or play in the back yard.  I know what you are all probably thinking "Why don't you go take those kids outside to play in the snow. It will be good to get some fresh air!" Cold, wet clothes, frozen skin, that's why. ...more