Today was a great day. A snow day! A snow day we were informed of the night before. I love that.

When there is the possibility of a snow day, I sleep awful the night before. I am constantly waking up, wondering if I missed the early morning phone call. But this was great.

We started out with a big breakfast of eggs and grits. Then, in a successful attempt to postpone heading out into the snow, I got out all of  my stamps. Have I mention that I used to collect rubber stamps? I have a lot. And the girls were in heaven as we made some very special, customized Valentines. I am rather proud of this “new baby” card for a relative *grin*

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So around 10 we trekked into the arctic, which really wasn’t so bad. I shoveled. A lot. And broke paths for Layla and Spam… poor shorties! The girls did this

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while I did this

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And then by noon we were back in the house for cocoa and grilled sammiches and Gilligan’s Island. The girls then played (forts, dress up and parties, oh my!) while I chilled and while I chilled  my back tightened up like whoa. But that is getting better with showers, meds and hubby!

So to summarize my ramblings. It was a great day. While each morning of putting the girls on the bus leaves an empty space in my heart, I do get on with my day and enjoy my time to do things the way I like. Snowdays are truly a gift and we make the most of them. I am thankful for where God has put us as a family and will continue to write these moments down so I don’t forget a one of them!

Also, I’d like to add in memorial- I hate kids. Happy Birthday, Miss Juanita! Hope you’re eating key lime pie or cream cheese with hot pepper jam with Jesus today!


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