We made the most of the snowy goodness today. I was so giddy all afternoon waiting for Cambell to wake up and Daddy to get home so we could enjoy all that snow in Texas has to offer. When Cambell woke up from her nap we made SNOW ICE CREAM! We had read about it on Facebook and various blogs and decided to try it for ourselves.
Just in case you have not heard about it... You take 2 quarts of CLEAN snow, 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of milk, 1 tsp of vanilla, and mix it together for yummy, snowy ice cream! Cambell thoroughly enjoyed it!
When Graham got home from work, we all got bundled up and went outside to make a snowman. Cambell brought her book from Aunt Claire as a reference.
My hubby usually is able to master everything he sets out to do... but today I found a weakness... snowmen. In his defense, we had a limited time (like 10 minutes) to work because Cambell did not need to be outside long with strep throat, but our little snowman was kind of sad. After several attempts to make a big, strong, man's man snowman.... we ended up with Murphy. Poor, little 10-minute-made Murphy. We appreciate him even though he is the smallest in the neighborhood and kind of deformed. I know we could have come up with something better with more time (and patience).
Just after finishing Murphy, a couple drove by and asked to take a picture. Cambell posed beside Murphy and even said, "cheeeeese", unprompted. They were actually driving around the neighborhood taking pictures of all the snowmen. Graham had mentioned the idea earlier, and we were relieved that we would not be the only snowman paparazzi in the neighborhood. Here are some of the more impressive favorites. I enjoyed watching some of them in the making out our window this afternoon...
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