Monday, February 1, 2010

We got our SNOW!!!

We had the most wonderful weekend - such beautiful pretty snow. 

Disclaimer: if you don't live in the south, you don't understand our fasination with snow.  It rarely snows here, maybe an inch a year.  Because it is such an oddity to us, we are thrilled when it arrives, love to watch even the smallest of snowflakes and rush to play in it. We stock up on bread and milk in advance because we know we won't go out. Our roads close, because we don't have the equipment to clear them.  Schools close because of the roads.  Adults go out sledding with the kids to capture the moment.

And on top of the fact that it snowed 6 inches, it sleeted some, which made for the best sledding.  Of course little man didn't always think it was great when he kept slipping and falling, because he didn't weigh enough to crunch through.  We had a blast on our new sled, and spent hours outside.  It is so nice to get out and enjoy the day with your children- reliving the thrill from your own childhood.  Nothing beats being snowed in, with nothing to do but enjoy each other.

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!

15 comments:

  1. you can have my snow!

    darn southerners :)

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  2. You put your feelings about the situation perfectly into words! I love sledding with my little guy so much, I'm glad you got to experience it!

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  3. Here on the coast we got plenty of rain/sleet and some ice. I've never seen a tree snap from ice but we had a small pine tree pop in half in the backyard.

    I'm glad y'all had a great time together!

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  4. We in North GA had a blast in our snow too! I love when peeps from north are like "thats not snow" lol!

    Glad you guys had a good weekend!!!

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  5. Loved this "storm" because we had no power outage for a change!! Thank goodness.

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  6. Yay!!!

    I live in Minnesota so we get a lot of snow and I always get excited. Although, it does take quite a lot to close our schools and I wish it wouldn't. Everyone loves a snow day!

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  7. Here in Cali we have not had much snow this year! But love it when it does show up!!!

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  8. Yeah!!! That's awesome that you all got your snow!!! Looks like you had fun!

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  9. Ooh that looks fun, and cold! We are going to head north of where we live this weekend, it normally snows in Flagstaff, but with the storm we just had, there was 25 inches in 1 day only! And it snowed a few days...should be interesting.

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  10. We got about 3 inches but the kids didn't even get out in it. It's mostly melted now.

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  11. YES!! We went and played in the snow this weekend...well I did the kids looked at me like I was nuts. Whatevs...looks like so much fun! Ah...to go sledding with you all would be a blast!

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  12. It's snowing here in Wisconsin, too, but what else is new? haha! Enjoy your snow! Visiting in from SITS

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  13. I am so glad you got to enjoy the snow! We actually haven't had too much of it up here in the North!

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  14. We're supposed to get snow tonight...but I doubt it will stick. I'm all snowed out!!

    ~WM

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  15. We got ice in upstate South Carolina. Stopping from SITS!

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