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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Well, it seems the weather gods smiled kindly on our little village and have blessed us with a lot of the white stuff! This was the view from our bedroom window when I got up:

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Neither Ian nor I could get to work today and so we decided to make the most of our three day weekend.

After a long lie-in, we got up, wrapped up warm and headed out for a long walk. I missed where the pavement met the road!

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Here is our back garden:

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And here is our road:

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The snow was really deep and it completely transformed our village.

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I don’t think it has ever looked prettier!snow27

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Here is a piece of land called The Avenue during the summer months:IMG_3446

And here it is earlier today:snow18

Here is our lovely local pub in the autumn:IMG_3502

And again today:snow26

Knowing we would get pretty chilly, Ian brought sensible supplies in the form of his hip flask, filled with whiskey!

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Whilst it was an absolutely beautiful walk, we were so cold by the time we got home and my hair was actually frozen following our snowball fight!snow28

After a hot shower, it was time for tea, bacon sandwiches and a Ryan Gosling film on the sofa.

It looks as if we may be snowed in over the weekend too but I don’t really mind an excuse for a cosy weekend at home. We have a fridge full of food, lots of good films recorded on Sky Plus and I have several new recipes I want to try out.

I think we may venture out again later and head up the pub to sit by the fire and read the papers. I hope that you are making the most of the snow – we don’t get it very often so run outside, have fun and throw some snowballs!

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About hannahhotcakes

My name is Hannah. I live near Bath in a lovely village in the Cotswolds with my husband Ian, the love of my life for the past 10 years, in our dream cottage. I have landed my dream job as a primary school teacher and I can’t think of anything else I would rather be doing. I am a self-confessed foodie and I love to cook, bake, and eat out as much as possible. Here are some things I love: My friends and family, travelling, fresh flowers, good books, having breakfast on my balcony, horror films, Christmas, tea, Las Vegas, lie-ins, red wine, Liverpool FC, music, sausage dogs, Spain, rare steak, fashion, cheese, American TV series and camping. And here are my pet hates: People dressed as animals, whistling, being rushed, being made to wait, girls who act stupid to impress a man, spiders, sunburn and rocket (it comes with EVERYTHING!)

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