Hello Y’all! I hope you are doing well in your part of the world. It’s a winter wonderland in most of Texas. This reminds me so much of the Midwest. As a Ohioan transplant to the south, I actually feel like I brought the cold weather with me. Oh and by the way, I hope you had a wonderful Valentine Day celebration? The storm hit us hard in North Texas. Several lost power, others suffered burst pipes and flooding but Texans are resilient and are going to come through this in the end. So stay strong and be optimistic because this too shall pass.
On the up side, we had a winter wonderland of sorts. If you were blind folded and put on a plane and dropped off somewhere in Texas, I can guarantee, you would not realize where you are. But on a positive note, I’m going to share some of the fun things I did during the snow lockdown (I guess lockdowns are the norm these days) to bid time, but also to remain positive and ward off the blues are below.
Surviving The Texan Snow Storm!!
I baked healthy Oatmeal/Toffee-bit Muffins, I tried my hands at a couple of soup recipes I found online and drank a ton of tea…literally.
I organized a bit
Got caught up on some shows, watched a Diners, Drive in and Dives marathon and a few housewife reunions…haha! I know I surrendered a couple of braincells to the waste bin, but it was worth it. I gained nothing!
Got some shut eye…since we were all trapped at home. Naps were a good way to rest and pass the time.
Journaling came in handy because of the peace and quiet.
I swept the snow off my patio….and literally became one with the snow. Couldn’t feel my face, hands and toes afterwards.
The weather is warming up in the next couple of days. Remember to stay layered up and not expose yourself. COVID is still alive and well the last time I checked and we don’t want to guess if we’ve caught it or just experiencing flu symptoms. A lot of people had it rough during this time and my heart goes out to them. We ought to be thankful for life, love and family. I’m going to hold unto the memory of having snowflakes in my hair and stars in my eyes…in Texas!! Please like, comment and share. Until I come your way again, I remain
Yep; soup and tea were my life blood, as soon as I could harness the heat and water to make them! It’s wild to think that this was just about a week ago… And now it’s brilliant summer outside. Sunny and 80 degrees. I just can’t wrap my mind around all this.
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I know right. The weather down here is so temperamental that you can’t predict what its going to be. Welcome to Texas!!! 🙂 🙂