The snow began falling yesterday afternoon as the weather forecast predicted. The photo below is what it looked like from our front porch.
We awoke to a winter wonderland this morning with 6+ inches of snow. Although we had two "dustings" before Christmas, this is the largest accumulation so far this season - enough to make hubby crank up the snow blower. It's beautiful if you can stay indoors, or are a skier.
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Steve and Sharon quietly renewed their wedding vows [that they wrote for each other] in St. Patrick's Cathedral last night. They must have found a willing person to take their picture.
Sharon as beautiful as she was 20 years ago!
Nativity at St. Patrick's Cathedral
In the City that never sleeps.
They seem to love Christmas as the backdrop for their memorable occasions. They became engaged on Christmas Eve 1991. Steve took Sharon to dinner at a Chinese restaurant [the only restaurant in the area that was open on Christmas Eve] and prearranged with the owner to put the message in her fortune cookie, "Will you marry me?" Afterwards they came back to our house and joined the family for our annual Christmas Eve gathering.
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The January/February 2013 Tea Time magazine is out. The cover features red and white transferware.
Here's a peek inside at just a couple of the red transferware tablescapes.
Isn't it beautiful?
Thanks to two of my favorite blogs, Rose Chintz Cottage and Aiken House & Gardens [both from Prince Edward Island, Canada], I have become smitten with pink/red transferware. I definitely don't need another set of dishes, but I want it! I hope I can collect enough for my daughter's annual birthday tea this August. I'll be keeping my eye out at estate sales. Wish me luck! ;-)