As we prepared to leave for my grandma’s house, we got our first significant snow fall of the season. Some years we celebrate our first substantial snow by making Snow Ice Cream or make Maple Candy. This year we celebrated by reading our favorite snow books.
I told my boys to pick out their favorite snow books, and they each came back with a huge stack. … Continue reading
This past week we had a lot of snow. In fact, there was so much snow that we got snowed in. My Sweetie graciously takes care of the snow blowing when he’s in town, but he was on the road during this storm.
While the boys and I were a bit disappointed to cancel a brunch-date with a dear friend, it felt nice for the weather to declare a day of rest on our behalf.… Continue reading
Springtime in Colorado comes with a wide variety of weather. Earlier this week, we were enjoying the sunshine and my boys were outside playing with water balloons.
Today we woke up to snow that sat higher than my little guy’s waist. We’ve had well over 2 feet fall at our house. This next week, forecasters are calling for temperatures in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. … Continue reading
It snowed a lot over the last couple of days. When we get a lot of snow, we try to find fun things to do with the snow that we might not be able to do otherwise. .
Last week during story time at our local library, the librarian read a book that mentioned making ice cream out of snow. My 6-year-old immediately wanted to try it.… Continue reading
Yesterday it snowed all day, and we ended up with almost a foot of snow. Today it’s in the mid-50s, and the snow in our yard is rapidly melting. The bright sun shining makes today a perfect day for painting snow mandalas.
To make snow paint, I simply mixed food coloring with water, and then sent my boys outside with containers of paints and paint brushes.… Continue reading