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We had the first real snow day today, and the girls were so excited. They’ve been asking about snow since fall started and they couldn’t be any happier.
Severe back pain couldn’t stop me, because there was no way we would be indoors with that powdery blanket of snow just calling us.
We have the perfect hill to sled down and so they did. It turned out to be a fantastic afternoon and I am hoping to have more snow days like this.
Hot cocoa anyone?!
What are you favorite things to do on snowy days?
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