Chilly and Snowy • Farmhouse Magic Weblog


For the final week or so, the climate is certainly chilly and snowy with not a lot change. Okay, very chilly, so, after all, everyone seems to be carrying heat hats, boots and gloves to enterprise exterior. Yesterday, the federal government and faculties have been closed. After a few days, issues at residence get a little bit boring and cabin fever units in fairly rapidly.

Protecting Busy

One technique to beat the dullness of a keep at residence day, is to maintain busy with initiatives. Up to now, I’ve taken down my vacation tree and packed all of the decorations away for an additional yr. I’ve additionally decluttered a bit and have just a few issues prepared for charity donations.

I’ve damaged down cardboard containers and positioned them within the recycling.

I additionally took a quick stroll in my snow coated yard. The whole lot seems to be totally different within the chilly and snowy surroundings. There are additionally just a few vehicles on the street so issues are very quiet and peaceable. However quiet and the snow appears to go collectively.

Snowy Yard, 1-16-2024

Making Tracks

I, additionally, seemed out my entrance door and noticed the automotive’s tire tracks.

Cold and Snowy

The snowplow got here by a few instances and cleaned up our avenue a bit. Nevertheless, you may nonetheless see the tire marks and foot prints on this picture.

All up and down the fence, we seen these animal prints. If I needed to enterprise a guess, I’d say they’re rabbit prints. I seen the hind prints are longer than forepaws. The entrance paw prints are additionally barely staggered. Appears to be like like that rabbit is hiding out across the backyard shed.

I assume that rabbit is on the lookout for just a few mouthful of one thing good to eat in my snow coated backyard however unsure if he discovered something. My snow might be too deep.

Ending Notes on Chilly and Snowy

For now, we’re ready out the chilly and snow whereas retaining heat and comfy. We solely get a uncommon snow storm or two the entire winter season. Quickly it can soften and the as soon as white winter snow turns into a factor of the previous.

However to not fear, after the snow is gone, we will start to think about our summer season gardens and plantings. Hum m m . . . I consider there have been a pair packages of vegetable seeds already in my mailbox.

It’s Chilly and Snowy, however we’re pondering of Spring!


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