I was almost as exicted as AnnaClaire when I woke up to see snow and realize there was no school! We continued a lot of snow traditions and created a lot of snow memories today! I was glad to have the day off (which made it a four day weekend.. nice!) and AnnaClaire was glad to have a snow buddy! First, we enjoyed pancakes for breakfast. Dad, AnnaClaire, Kate, and I then went outside into the snow. Kate enjoyed sledding a few times, but after a few minutes, was ready to go inside. Since we haven't had a good snow in YEARS (and when I say a good snow, I mean 3+ inches. Well, there was that one year we got near 20 inches...) we didn't get snow gear this year. So, the girls outfits were a little makeshift and I think Kate got cold. I don't blame her considering she was wearing AnnaClaire's rainboots which are about 3 sizes too big. AnnaClaire was plenty warm in her foot pjs, long sleeved shirt, jeans, fleece, coat, hat, mittens, and boots and she enjoyed a long time of snow! We had so much fun sledding, making snow angels, making footprints in the snow, making a snow man, and playing with some of her little friends on the street. One of her little friends was talking about how they had gone inside for hot chocolate, so AnnaClaire decided she wanted some. Meanwhile, Kate was helping Mommy make cookies! When Booie and I went in, chocolate chip cookies and hot cocoa were waiting! We enjoyed that before going back out and enjoying more snow fun! Finally, we were so cold and hungry that we decided it was time to go in for lunch. We had grilled cheese and bean and bacon soup (another snow day tradition... when it doesn't snow much, you can have those!) AnnaClaire read some of her snow books and then took a nap. We just got back from a few final rounds of sledding and took a little walk in the snow. Sadly, it's melting (amazing how snow can melt so fast when its below freezing... hmmm...) so we'll be back in school tomorrow. But we did have SUCH a fun day in the snow. AnnaClaire is most definitely a snow girl and is already asking when it's going to snow again.