Friday, December 4, 2009

Let It Snow



It happened once last year.
We were on cloud 9!
Snow.
When heat indexes reach 110 degrees throughout the year,
you never {ever} expect it.

I'm sure the forecast predicted a percentage of snow,
but unlike Nator, I didn't pay much attention to it.
It began raining.
Jumping up and down, Nator squealed with delight.
I tried to remain positive but told her not to be too disappointed
if it didn't turn to snow.

Moments later...

video

{I think I may have some future weather girls on my hands}

We canceled our school plans and bundled up good.
I had to use an umbrella to keep the camera dry best I could...
Snow was coming at me from all directions and the Nikon fell victim to a few hits.
You know, with all those snowballs that were being plunged at me.



Jasmine had the right idea.
Although, I may have to share one of her videos.
Unfortunately, I didn't have it rollin' when she first went outside.
{have you ever seen a cat try to walk with something stuck on their feet?
yeah, it was something like that} 
Funny stuff.

 

Snowballs. 
Snow Angels. 
Catching snow with our tongues.
Frozen fingers and toes.
Laughs and Giggles.

 

It must have snowed 4-5 hours, off and on...
Much of it watched from the warmth of home.
But that was enough for us... for now.

We ran inside
and I gave the girls a warm lavender bath to defrost.
{I bought my soap at Target... yummy stuff.}

We curled up...

 

Defrosted our digits...

 

Watched Charlie Brown's Christmas, Elf...

 


 

We ate. them. all.
Don't judge.

{Sorry, Hun.  We'll have to make more when you get home.}

I'm off to get some shut-eye.
Gotta pick up hubs from the airport early in the morn!
He's been in WA all week.

He'll be back just in time for my birthday.

Yay!

14 comments:

  1. Elf is our very favorite Christmas movie. One of these days when i am feeling hysterically crazy I have promised the kids a "buddy dinner". You know, pasta with maple syrup, m&ms, jawbreakers, and ground up chocolate poptarts and a whole liter of coke.

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  2. I LOVE it!! I wish snow were a rarity for us, but alas....it is not. Glad you were able to enjoy it!
    Enjoy your birthday with the hubs :)

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  3. I heard it snowed where I grew up in Texas today! How fun for your girls!!! Looks like they had a great time and I think they just might have a career in weather forecasting someday! *wink* Your cookies look yummy! :)

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  4. Oh fun...I love the first snow. We had one day of snow in October-almost 2 inches. Unusually early and now its kinda been warm for December. My hubs and daughter want to ski at a nearby resort over Christmas so Im hoping we see some. Course come March I will be so over it but for now it would be fun to see a bit.

    I made cookies last week to take to an event. I sent every last one of the extras to my husbands office because had I not I would have eaten every last one. I don't have my girls home yet to share the calories with : )

    Have a great weekend!

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  5. I remember being so excited for the snow....till I lived up north for 8 years!!! This southern girl is still not over that! But the best thing about snowing in the south is that it melts by the next day!!

    great pictures!!!

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  6. What a fun day!!

    I love the first picture where you wrote FAMILY in the snow!

    Fun, fun!!

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  7. No snow for us in the Detroit area. YIPPEE!! There's plenty more time for that. What a fun day you girls had. Hopw you have a great birthday!!

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  8. Don't you just LOVE snow??
    I see the girls do too.
    What great pics. You'll have those memories forever!

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  9. Snowed here too. What a great night!

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  10. Great pics! Looks like your girls loved the snow. Very fun!!!

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  11. YEAH! Looks like you had a fun day playing in the snow.

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  12. they were calling for snow here BUT all we got was rain {sigh} maybe we'll get a little snow before spring.

    we watched elf last night....one of my favorite Christmas movies!!!

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  13. great pics! sounds like a perfect day! great memories, i'm sure. we are getting snow this week, but it's not as exciting in Wisconsin.

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