Waking Up to a Winter Wonderland

We’ve had lots of moisture since Thanksgiving, but since it’s been above freezing it has been rain.  Last night it fell below freezing, so we are waking up to a winter wonderland.  It is truly beautiful, and… my favorite kind of snow, melting.

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It’s very cozy and warm inside.  Our large Christmas tree is to the left of this photo.  This little tree is my “sweets” tree where I hang vintage cookie cutters and yummy looking ornaments.morning snow 930

It’s very timely that I just finished this winter set for my Kaye Wiggs Millie.  This set was fun to make, love this color so much, a heathered sky blue.  Millie is hanging on tight to her stuffed snowman that I made her.  I think she’s afraid she may have to give it up and share with it another little girl.

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We often say in Chicago that if you don’t like the current weather, wait 5 minutes and it will change.  While this change didn’t happen in 5 minutes, this was yesterday morning.

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The snow that we have this morning will be gone very soon, we’re getting warmer.

Have a great day and thank you so much for reading my blog and commenting.  I love hearing from you.

❤ ❤ ❤

13 thoughts on “Waking Up to a Winter Wonderland

  1. Regina

    Beautiful photos of the snow and birds. Millie’s dress is so pretty, I love the blue with snowflakes. Amelia’s dress was adorable too..

  2. Pennie

    Love Millie’s dress…she looks gorgeous in that blue with the red and white accents! Such a sweet look with her snowman and scarf. Another winner. How can you stand to sell these lovely outfits…I’d want to keep them all LOL Your winter photos are wonderful to look at!

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi Pennie,
      Thank you! Millie always seems to pull through and look adorable in whatever I put on her. I’ll see about making Amelia another red Christmas set, hopefully I’ll be able to find more time.

  3. Joy

    Another fabulous photo! Love the fireside scene and a peek out the window. I always did an art lesson with my 3rd graders about this time. Through the Window! Drawing the frame and what’s outside or looking inside. They were always great.
    Millie looks too cute in that light blue number. Perfect for the season.

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Thank you, Joy. I love childrens artwork. I volunteered at my daughter’s school years ago, they didn’t have a first grade art teacher. It was a lot of work and I only taught a couple of times a month! Congrats to you for teaching full time. “Through the Window” sounds like an interesting project.

  4. Catherine

    I don’t like snow, but I love watching the birds coming to the feeders! We have many species, but no cardinals!
    Millie is beautiful in blue! I love her snowman too!
    Have a good afternoon!

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi Catherine,
      You don’t have cardinals either? They look so pretty against the white snow, like a Christmas card. After red and green, this shade of blue (Millie’s dress) is one of my favorites for this time of year. Hope you are having a very nice Thursday. 🙂

  5. Sharon in Spain

    What lovely photos Cindy, thank you for sharing them……though sharing the snow through photos is good enough, I don’t need any of the real stuff! 😉
    Love your Millie, such a cutie, and her outfit is lovely and perfectly made as usual 🙂
    Hugs Sharon x

  6. Cindy Rice Post author

    Hi Sharon,
    I’m glad you got your fill of snow through my photos. I don’t mind it if it promptly melts, but unfortuneatly that is usually not the case. This snowfall is almost all melted and we are due for some warmer temps, so happy. I think Millie is one of those dolls who looks great in anything, love her. Thanks, Sharon.

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