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Winter Isn’t Finished Yet

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Hello everyone!  I hope you all had a nice week.  Ours seemed to go by quickly which is not unusual for us.  No church today due to bad weather.  This picture shows what it looked like about 20 minutes ago.  Now it has changed from sleet to snow and is really peppering down.   Thursday morning our temperature was 13 with a wind chill of 6 degrees.  Wow, that feels more like January than March.  I am hoping though that when April comes in it will feel like spring.  I am definitely ready for spring temps.  The girls were supposed to play their Easter specials today.  I suppose they will have to wait until the Sunday after Easter now to play them as we always spend Easter down at Dave and Jessica’s.  It is SO much warmer at her house than it is here.

I hope you all have a great Sunday and God bless.

 

Ice

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Yesterday morning we awoke to this.  Ice was everywhere.  We think the fog froze as we had lots of fog.  It was slippery here but once we got on the road it was fine.  We awoke this morning to sleet.  YUCK!  Thankfully, the temps warmed up enough to melt the sleet before Hubby left for work.  The rest of the day so far has lots of rain and fog but no sleet.   The girls and I had planned on going to Sam’s today but we have postponed that trip until later in the week,  for just in case.    I do not want to take a chance on running into  slick roads.

We have  been doing school today and, of course,  a little house cleaning as well.  Supper tonight will be beef roast with potatoes and carrots and homemade rolls (which I better get busy making).  I will leave you all with one more picture.  This was taken yesterday about 5:00 p.m. while we were on our way to church.  Still a little icy with a little fog. 

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Enjoy your day and God bless.

 

 

Snow

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We are getting snow today.  It started out as rain, changed to sleet and now it is all snow.  Predictions are 4-6 in.  We’ll see.  Anyway, it looks pretty coming down. 

Tonights menu is meatloaf, cheesy pototoes, home canned green beans and fresh rolls.  The recipe I use for the meatloaf is:

2 lb hamburger, 2 tbsp bbq sauce, 1 cup milk, 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1 sleeve crackers crushed, 1 egg, 1/2 cup chopped onion, salt and pepper to taste.  Bake for 1 hr 15 min at 400 degrees.  Topping for meatloaf- l cup ketchup, 1/2 cup brown sugar. 

Cheesy Potatoes:

In a casserole dish, layer sliced potatoes, chopped onions, salt, pepper, sprinkle on 1 tbsp flour, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded mozzarella–repeat layers pour 1 cup milk over the entire dish and bake at 400 degrees for 45 min or until pototoes are done.

It certainly will smell good in your home while these are baking.  Our rolls are baking as I type.  I think I am getting hungry.  Enjoy your day and God bless.

A New Day

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We were blessed with a beautiful sunrise this morning.  Thank you, Lord!  I just love sunrises and sunsets.  They make me feel so special.

  We ended up getting some sleet and ice on top of the snow the other day.  Hopefully, it will start to melt today.   I have some errands I want to get done tomorrow.   We have warmed up nicely-30 degrees.  So much better than the other day.  Hubby and I walked down to the barn yesterday to get our milk.  Old Red (our truck) wouldn’t start and we thought the road was way to slick for the van.  It was a nice walk though.  I really enjoyed it.  I so much prefer walking outside to exercising inside.

I think I’ll get upstairs and do some sewing.  I have a few projects I want to get done before Christmas.  Enjoy your day and God bless.

Snow

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We are getting snow here this morning, hoping it stays snow and not ice or sleet.  Predictions are for 3-5 inches.  I don’t think it will accumulate that much though but we will have to wait and see.  This picture is from our bedroom window upstairs.  If you look to the right of the picture, you can see the pond with the snow that has laid on the ice.  The good news is that it has warmed up!  Temperature of  15 this morning when we got up and hardly any wind.  YEAH!

Last night our youth did their Christmas play at church.  We were scheduled to do it Sunday but since we have had to cancel two Sundays in a row, the youth leader thought we should do it last night, just in case.  It went very well.  The kids did great.  I should have taken my camera and got some pictures  but, of course, I forgot.  We did school yesterday, caught up on some laundry, wrapped some gifts, all the ordinary things.  There is a lot to be said for just doing ordinary things.  It brings a sense of peace, I think. 

We experience some smoke problems the night before, so we let the fire go out yesterday.  Hubby checked the pipes when he came home.  All was well.  Not sure what caused it.  Maybe just the direction the wind was blowing.  This summer, we put a topper on the chimney pipe.  It is supposed to turn with the wind to keep the wind from blowing the smoke back down the chimney.  We had such a problem with that last winter.  Anyway, all looked well yesterday so hopefully it will not happen again.

Well, we have things to do.  I pray your day will be full of joy.  God bless.