For the Cold and Snow Weary, Keep Calm and Winter On Projects, DIYs and Recipes, good for your mental health and your tummy! Find recipes to make your own mulling spice, dish up some delicious and hearty Chicken-Bacon Pot Pie, serve up a bowl of the best Winter Minestrone, feed the birds with three creative projects, build a snowman out of grapevine wreaths and more!
I hope you’re staying warm and cozy! Snow and sleet covered the ground in all 50 states in the U.S. on Wednesday, thanks to Winter Storm Inga’s sweep through the South and up through the East coast.
We received a blanket of 7 inches on Wednesday, a surprise after a forecast of a ‘light dusting’ and possible accumulation of an inch! Our snow is quickly melting with our warming temperatures today and 50 – 60 degree weather this weekend. To help you Keep Calm and Winter On, I pulled together some fun winter activities, DIYs and recipes from the archives, that are good for your mental health and your tummy. :) Click on the links for the complete post, DIY or recipe.
For cider or mulled wine to combat winter’s chill
Ina Garten’s Winter Minestrone. . . .foolproof, hearty, comforting. I can’t say enough good things about this soup recipe, but the proof is in the bowl!
Feed your feathered friends with a fun winter DIY!
An easy DIY using a bundt pan
Winter Chickadee plates served on tree slice chargers and snowy goblets for a birdseed buffet
Snuggle up with a delicious book,
Home Made Winter and feast on the pages and Cardamom Cake with Whole Pears
A terrarium makes a fun winter DIY project to add a little green indoors. Easy and self-sustaining, and no green thumb required!