Tag: snow

Snow Dogs

The winter storm blew through and let us unscathed with much less snow and ice than predicted and the sun made an appearance yesterday to help melt some of it away. We feel very fortunate to have power after watching all the storm coverage. . . And are thankful to be able to sweep away inches of snow, rather than shoveling feet of…

Winter Storm Watch: Keep Calm and Winter On!

Are you prepared for Winter Storm Jonas? Our snow started in the wee hours and switched over to sleet and is now freezing rain. We’re under a winter storm warning here in North Carolina through Saturday. They’re predicting accumulations a 1/2 inch of ice and 6 inches of snow, thankfully nowhere near the 12 – 24 inches forecasted…

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

We had brief snow shower late yesterday~ I reached for my camera since our snowfalls tend to be the ‘here today, gone tomorrow’ variety :) So pretty to watch falling and a welcome sight for us, since it’s a rare occurrence~ Hope you’re tucked away inside warm & cozy, wherever you are! Now that I have my…

Less-Loaded {with Calories not Flavor!} Potato Soup

Cooking Light Magazine’s January/February issue had a recipe makeover for Potato Soup. The Less-Loaded version is out with the calories and saturated fat~ but in with plenty of flavor and creamy texture, without the cream! Comfort food in a bowl~  perfect for a cold, wintry day! One of the secrets to this makeover is the addition of oven-roasted…

Return to a Winter World

  Winter World **** by Bernd Heinrich I’m  reposting this book review from last year for Food for Thought, which I’m thrilled about returning, with our first book selection Friday, Jan. 20th~ The Night Circus! Next up is Chocolate Chocolate: The True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could ~ a…