Blizzard Jonas 2016

Here, close to Harrisburg PA, they expected blizzard Jonas to pass us, or maybe hit us slightly. At work people who are originally from here kept telling me not to worry and that they didn’t think we would get hit, or maybe we would get about an inch of snow. Boy, were they wrong.

It kind of started Friday afternoon at 3PM. I was skypeing with my mom and sister and told them that it was slightly snowing. Later when I was still talking to my sister I looked outside and saw that it started laying pretty good already. Luckily when I worked earlier that day I decided to just get some extra groceries for just in case we would get hit, cause after all; you never know how the wind will blow.
Saturday morning, I would have worked today but they canceled the food truck which never happens. I woke up and I could already tell it was still kind of dark and eerie outside. When I opened my curtains and blinds it definitely shocked me; there was so much snow!

I love snow, I get all excited about it, especially if we don’t have to go anywhere. We got up and got breakfast and I told Devin we should take Delilah out and play in the snow. I didn’t buy her a snow suit cause I honestly think they are a waste of money for those couple of days of real snow for a toddler, she isn’t playing outside for hours at a time every single day you know? Anyways, we got dressed, I dressed Delilah in 2 long sleeve shirts and a fleece, leggings and jeans over top and then her winter coat and gloves and hat + 2 pairs of socks. She was nice and toasty and that’s all that matters. And out to play we went!

Devin struggled opening the door of our apartment building, the snow was blocking it. As soon as we stepped out I realized it wasn’t as cold as I was expecting it to be. It was still snowing and the snow came up to my thighs. I put Delilah down on a little pathway someone already shoveled out, and she absolutely loved the snow. Especially looking at all the snowflakes still coming down from the sky.

Devin started throwing some snowballs at us and we walked around in the snow for a little bit and took adorable pictures. {will post at the end of this post}
And then, Delilah didn’t like it anymore. She started crying a little and nothing was funny anymore, so time to head back in. By this time it was also obvious that Devin wasn’t going to make it into work either. Back inside we just had a nice family day in, had some good food and just relaxed.

Sunday I was supposed to go to work too, but the car was still snowed in pretty good and the parking lot wasn’t cleared yet, there was no way I was going to get the car out, so I called work and they weren’t even surprised, in fact they told me I was off Monday too cause they had to cancel another truck. Yay for adult snow days off! Boo for my next pay check..
I love the snow, and the winter wonder land, but it’s also a pain in the butt when you want to do stuff, or go somewhere. All in all, blizzard Jonas has been fun for us, I loved seeing Delilah’s face when she saw all the snow, and I loved our little family outing even though it was a short one. I also love spending time with my little family when it’s so unexpected and we have literally nothing to do or anywhere to go and it’s just the three of us.

How was the weather where you are? Did you see anything about this blizzard?
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xxx Anouschka