Saturday, 27 November 2010

The first snow of winter.

Like most of the UK, we have awoken to our first snow - and fairly early it is too. I don't think my kids have ever seen snow in November. We don't have much at the moment, but the sky looks full of it, and as the Dancing Queen is working until 8pm, and I am on taxi duty as hubby will be working too, its causing me a bit of stress!




Once Ive taken my daughter to work, and built a snowman, like a true Virgo, I shall be wrapping the gifts I already have, so I can see what I need to still get, so that I can have all the present stuff out of the way by next week. Ive written almost all of my cards too. When it gets to Christmas, I like to spend my time eating, drinking and making merry - not in the shops! Enjoy your weekend. xxxxx


24 comments:

Poppy Cottage said...

I'm a virgo too but I seem to have the organised bit missing!!

We had a light covering of snow in Dorset last night aswell, could well be a walk to working in Wellies sort of day!!

Have a lovely weekend Diane.

driftwood said...

enjoy your snow and travel safely. I had to cancel my Christmas shopping trip today as I can't get to the station (snow!) online it is then, and then it's the postie who'll have to drive in the snow....

lazylol said...

Take care Diane! I don't like driving in it either. luckily I have lots of indoor activities planned today (aka housework) x

harmony and rosie said...

I love your tree man! I'm a Leo, not sure what I should be doing but if it's all talk and not much action then I'm typical!! Take care on the roads, I do feel for you, the first thing I did this morning was look outside. Ok so far but it's on the way!

X

Loo xx from Jumbles and Pompoms said...

Love those pics Diane, especially the tree face. No snow in London yet (thank the Lord, I'm not a snow fan). As for Xmas shopping, note to self, must do some. Eeeeeek!

Have a great weekend.

Vintage Tea Time said...

Love the tree face. Heavens, you are organised! We have several family birthdays in December, so I never feel I can start on Christmas 'til they're out of the way. The past couple of years we've done a Secret Santa with the adults, so only one adult present to buy really - but lots of childrens' ! Keep safe in the snow :)

Gilly said...

You've got more snow than we have! Ours is just a light sprinkling - so far!

Drive carefully, its slippier than it looks!

Twiggy said...

We've only had a little bit and have just returned from a very invigorating walk !!! Twiglet wants it to snow so much he can build a snowman :)
Keep safe
Twiggy x

sarah-jane down the lane said...

Diane you have inspired me to get wrapping, I always always get stressed! So off to the spare room where it is minus 4 degrees as we have no central heating until next Tuesday aaarrrghhhhhhhh!!!!!

have a great weekend,

love Sarah x

50 and still trying to be Frugal .... said...

We havn't had any snow yet, but we will. It is freezing here and there are lots of flurries but nothing like real snow.
I hate driving in the snow, MOH always makes it look easy, although he has rear wheel drive and I have the opposite in my car - I am not quite sure who has which but he has the good one for the snow and I don't;
Hope that makes sense
Sue

Tabiboo said...

Oooohhhhh snow!!

I'm the same with Christmas - here's to being merry....not stressed.

Enjoy the snow,

Nina xxx

topchelseagirl said...

This is our 3rd day of snow - 3 too many if you ask me. I'm doing quite well on the pressie front too, but not quite as well as you. x

Rebecca said...

The snow was such a suprise this morning! A nice suprise though :) I had fun getting to work today!
You sound super organised! I have only just started really but want it to be done by December 1st! x

Rosie said...

We woke up to snow this morning which was a worry as we had to travel to Nottingham and then to Loughborough for a special birthday treat for a friend! Next week I'm in Chesterfield staying with my sister and I'm not looking forward to travelling. I'm afraid I'm quite a disorganised Virgo as far as Christmas is concerned:)

Lyn said...

Gosh cards done all ready my word thats organisation for you!
love
Lyn
xxx

Jill said...

You are Mrs Organised aren't you? :0)

Keep safe tonight. Driving around on dark, icy roads isn't much fun.

x
PS - I want to see photos of your snowman/woman building efforts. Violet wanted to build one today, but we've only had a smattering.

Lisa said...

Keep safe and enjoy the snow.
I totally agree with the at, drink and be merry part of Christmas, my wrapping has also started!
Lisa x

Lynne said...

You are organised. We have a little snow here.
Keep safe driving.

Green thumb said...

Oh yes, driving in the snow is so stressful! I went shopping yesterday..had a look around but i have been so greedy that I have bought only gifts for myself :D
I really must take your advice!
xxxxx

diane said...

My sister in law rang me from London today and said how cold it was there. I feel sorry for you having to go out in it. Love the snowman on the tree. You sound very organised. I've done nothing yet??

Sue said...

Hope the snow didn't get too bad, personally I hate the stuff. Even as a child I used to hate it, too wet and too cold for my liking! I've almost done all my Christmas shopping and I've written the cards, haven't wrapped anything yet though.

love those cupcakes said...

I'm nowhere near that organised. I'll probably end up doing what I usually do - shopping till the very last minute and wrapping on Christmas Eve.

solomi558 said...

Love the snow face on your tree .Doubt whether I,ll get out today,but hey! who cares I have my food supplies for a long time , the milkman delivers , just bread flour missing , if I get stuck I,ll improvise with flat bread or Pizza dough--cottonreel

bad penny said...

No snow here yet but we do have ice. Jess is due to take her driving test on Wednesday... am I worried ? Yes.