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Since there’s no place to go.. let it snow…

As of around 10pm last night, we officially have snow – for once the weather forecast was right. the snow at midnight We had some little sleet showers on and off all day, and then I checked outside at one point and there had been a little flurry.  I hoped that wasn’t all we would…
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Blizzard 2011

Groundhog day this year brought a blizzard of activities in our homeschool: we studied the word blizzard and how to look it up in a dictionary, then did various snow science experiments such as timing and observing a gallon of snow melting (they were amazed how little water is left after the snow shrinks away),…
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5 things to do with a snowed in toddler

The roads outside are icy. The snow is still falling. Daddy’s going to be home late from work. The kids are driving us batty! What are we supposed to do with our toddlers when we’re snowed in? Here are a few ideas. 1. Have a pajama dance party: Stay in your warm PJ’s, crank the…
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Beautiful Snow

We had a beautiful snow day yesterday, and this is the final product from the back deck. I love when it falls on the trees. So beautiful. I believe final totals were 13 inches. Poor puppy can’t get out to potty.
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I hate snow days.

I hate the ones where all the snow is cleared up by like 9, there was no ice on the roads, and school doesn’t even open late – just stays closed all day. What. The. Hell. I never got this many freaking snow days off when I was the boys’ age. Top it all off…
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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like … Canada.

SNOW DAY! Growing up, the words “snow day” were something out of movies and books, pretty much. I would hear tales of school being canceled due to snow, and I would think to myself, “They cancel school just because it snowed??” Yeah, it’s a little crazy to me. Of course, I grew up in Canada…
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Snow Day

Snow. Yuck. lol We got snow last night. Not much, but then it doesn’t take much to send where I live in a tizzy of panic over the thought of ice and snow storms, not that we get them often mind you. lol But nonetheless, school was canceled today (tomorrow too). This did not make…
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We didn’t get much….

Snow that is. The huge blizzard missed us and we only got a dusting, but I think my kids still enjoyed it, don’t you 🙂 Also, I don’t know who had more fun, the kids or the husband! Will was in some kind of zone driving this tractor. Yes, he was still driving, kinda–it was…
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Snow, snow go away. Don’t come back another day.

So, it started snowing and sleeting Thursday night… and has been ever since. Welcome to global warming. I am utterly disgusted. I don’t like cold or wet, and I’m getting both. Bleh. I packed up me and the kiddos Thursday morning so that in case the weatherman was right (which he rarely is mind you)…
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Snow Day

We finally – finally!! – got some snow this weekend. I have been craving snow for a while; really, for most of December. It is so hard, so foreign, for me to get into the Christmas spirit without even the slightest bit of white on the ground! All over the continent, people have been getting…
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