dessert ice cream

vanilla bean snow cream

Thursday, December 26, 2013

‘A rain had fallen from some warmer region in the skies when the cold here below was intense to an extreme. Every drop was frozen wherever it fell in the trees, and clung to the limbs and sprigs as if it had been fastened by hooks of steel. The earth was never more universally covered with snow, and the rain had frozen upon a crust on the surface…


photographs + links {once we needed umbrellas for snow}

Sunday, April 14, 2013

It’s been snowing (SNOWING!) here in Minnesota, and we are getting desperate for spring. This morning we had the rare opportunity of puddle jumping during a mini-snowstorm, and we used our umbrellas as snow shields while splashing through pools of water in our back alley. It was lovely, despite the gray, gloomy skies and chilly North winds. However, I’ve kept myself busy with some Jane Austen this past…