Brendan’s first blizzard

All afternoon Friday the weather people were promising snow and by the hour the amounts were changing always increasing. At around 9 p.m. we heard 17-20 inches and thought the weather people were absolutely nuts but were hopeful! 10:30 is when the snow started to fall and it was so beautiful, Devin went to sleep I stayed up wrapping presents and watching a Christmas movie (Christmas vacation) by the time I went to bed the storm was offiically declared a blizzard with predictions of up to 2 feet of snow.

This morning we awoke to a winter wonderland and it was beautiful. The kind of stuff that no matter what side of the bed you woke up on you are in a good mood. Brendan was stationed at the back door for a good part of the morning watching the snow and Cherokee playing out back. Then Brendan and I decided to surprise Devin with some chocolate chip cookies. When Devin got home from work we bundled Brendan up in a couple layers; pajamas, jeans, shirt, jacket and boots. Then we headed out in the snow to snap some pictures, took Brendan for a quick ride in his sled and then we went driving around in our Jeep. Devin wanted me to get acquainted with the 4-wheel drive in case I ever have to use it. 🙂

Our neighbor said ” It’s funny when your first big snowstorm is bigger then you.” lol  so true!

our tree with all the presents ( so far) ready to go 🙂

trying to go play in the snow this morning

the ribbon and bow holder also doubles as an excellent toddler toy

Cherokee trying to eat all the snow

Devin made him a snowball

our Jeep

ooooooohhh Mommy this is cold!

daddy took him for a quick sled ride

inside for 5 seconds and already wanting to go back out...crazy kid!

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