where Christmas was most decidedly
But it certainly is this year in upstate NY!
We've had a very snowy December....
and my dear husband has spent quite a bit of time out in the cold plowing the driveway.
but the cold that goes along with it is not so enjoyable.
It's very good weather however, for baking holiday treats.
Dear Alice, are you and Richard coming for tea and shortbread? I made it especially for you!
The hungry little birds have been arriving early in the mornings to fill their tummies against the cold.
Little Mr. Downy Woodpecker is a friendly fellow and doesn't mind posing for a photo.