A Storm is a Brewing

As you have probably heard, there is some kind of snowmageddon, snowpolcalypse, icemageddon or icepocalype going on here in the Lou.  Don't get me wrong - I love a good, hard snow.  As long as I don't have to drive in it, shovel it or play in it.  Yes, it is true.  I am not a big sledder, igloo maker or snowball fighter. 

I do love to sit by the fire and read while my children watch movies.  I love that my husband snow blows the driveway.  I like to sit by the window and watch the dogs pounce in the snow.  Back in the day, Alia and I used to position ourselves by the front windowsill to watch Chandler and the neighborhood kids build shields and have intense snowball fights.

Before we knew about acid rain, when I was just a little girl, my mom used to make snow ice cream -- some non-yellow snow, a big cup of sugar, a bit of milk.  It was slushy and yummy.  If we had food coloring, my mom would add a drop or two for green or blue snow ice cream.  It was always delicious!

Snow Ice Cream
   

Comments

Anonymous said…
We used Vanilla extract and sugar!
Kimber said…
Yes, that is the missing ingredient. My mom used vanilla extract, too. Thanks, Rob. Oh, I mean "Anonymous."
ellen said…
snow ice cream made just like you said (with the vanilla extract and sugar)is one of my favorite childhood winter memories! thnx for your wonderful posts. :)

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