Six Ways to Survive Snow Days with Kids

Well friends, it looks like the Polar Vortex is back again this year. My school age kids have had a whopping four hours of school this week, which means they’re basically on their third week of winter break.

A little planned time off is fun. A day of unplanned time off is okay. But two snow days in a row can make for a bad case of cabin fever. Add to it a malfunctioning furnace that forced us into one room of our house, huddled around the space heater, and the kids weren’t the ones climbing the walls. Read More Six Ways to Survive Snow Days with Kids

Six Suspenseful TV Shows to Watch While Snowed In

Hello, Persephoneers! I hope the holidays were good to you and that you had a wonderful New Year. For me and for a lot of other people, it has brought nothing but snow. Here are some good suspenseful TV shows, all available on Netflix Instant, that you can watch while snowed in. Read More Six Suspenseful TV Shows to Watch While Snowed In

The Great Groundhog Winter Storm of 2011

If you’re one of the  millions of the Americans in the Midwest this morning, you’re probably grateful to have an Internet connection and the electricity to be reading this post. A whopper of a storm, one which has been predicted since the weekend, has not disappointed. Ice and snow have moved across the country, covering everything in it’s path. Read More The Great Groundhog Winter Storm of 2011