A Winter’s Tale

tinywinterbirdhseToday may be the first day of winter, but since when did Mother Nature ever pay attention to the calendar? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Here in New England, winter arrived early and with a wallop! Weโ€™re still digging our way out of 18 inches of snow that began late Saturday night and continued for much of Sunday. Itโ€™s absolutely beautiful, though! We feel as if we are living in a giant snow globe – one that someone keeps picking up and shaking every so often! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Can we really be just a couple of days away from Christmas? I have a few more things to cross off my list, but all in all, Iโ€™m feeling good about my chances of finishing on schedule (thank goodness!).

My blogging may be a little sporadic over the next week or so, as I take some time to make Christmas special for my family. I know that you will be very busy, too!!!

Iโ€™ll still be popping in to comment or post a photo though – so I hope youโ€™ll check back when you can.

The weekly giveaways will resume during the first week in January and I am planning some very special things for 2010!

Thank you all so much for your loyal support, your very thoughtful comments, and your kind friendship. I’m so very fortunate to have the best readers in the world!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

Hugs to all,

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Friday Favorites

snowballstaywarmTemperatures are in the 20’s here this morning!

Brrrr! ๐Ÿ™‚

We’ve already had our first snow of the season, and more is predicted in the next few days. Speaking of snow, you’ve probably noticed that many blogs are featuring falling snowflakes lately! Seeing them reminds me of some especially breath-taking paper snowflakes that I showcased here last December.

Just like Christmas trees and other seasonal decorations – these paper snowflakes truly deserve to be on display every year.

This is just a small sample!
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Click here to see many more and also to read about Elsie, an inspirational lady who shares her beautiful paper snowflakes with countless lucky recipients.

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I hope you’ll try to find a few moments of quiet time – just for YOU – this weekend! ๐Ÿ˜€

Meet ya back here on Monday . . .

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Friday Favorites

This week’s Friday Favorites features an amazing photo called “The Snow Trekkers”.

It was taken in Switzerland and showcases Mother Nature in all of her majestic beauty!

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To see more breath-taking photos by this photographer, click here. ๐Ÿ™‚

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