Snowy days (and life update!)

Sooo Happy New Year, everyone! (So what if it’s a month late?) I hope it has been going well and that you have been enjoying yourself so far in 2010.

Things here have been fantastic. It has been a good year so far, complete with a lot of wedding to-dos crossed off of my list (more to come on this!), seeing some new and old friends (and family!), and getting a job in Nashville.

I’ve been getting to know the Music City during the past few weeks, and I love it. I love the people, I love the city’s personality, I love the nightlife, I love the food, and pretty much everything else… The only thing that I’m still getting used to is the weather. Being a Memphis girl, I’ve dealt with the Tennessee winter before, but this Nashville winter has thrown me for a loop.

Y’all heard what happened here this weekend, right? (Hint: I got off work around noon because of it.)

Let me clue you in, in case you didn’t know:

SNEAUX! (This one’s for you, Louisiana friends.)

Felicity had a rough time. And by the end of the snowstorm, she had a good six inches of snow piled on her roof.

Lucy kept watch as her mother plodded around in the snow.

And I wore boots with the fur, quite literally, and an awesome/obnoxiously orange scarf. (Not seen: My awesome fingerless gloves that make my hands so happy when it’s cold outside. Just ask my Hattiesburg friends.)

It snowed from Friday morning until Saturday morning. By the end of the storm, we had probably six inches of snow on the ground in some parts, and our parking lot was a glorified skating rink. (Which probably explains why no cab drivers came to pick us up Friday night to go over to some friends’ house. And definitely explains my nerves driving around town last night to and from a photo gig.)

However, it was a beautiful weekend. We all had a great time, despite the snow and treacherous driving conditions, and I plan on making some chicken soup with spaetzle tonight for the boys. Because chicken soup with spaetzle is the best for cold wintry nights.

What did you do this weekend?

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  • January 31, 2010 - 8:08 pm

    Aunt Julie - Love your pictures, Erin, and your description of the weekend. Tell us about your new job? Wedding plans?? It is great to keep up with what you are doing with your blog. Thanks for posting! Love you, Aunt JulieReplyCancel

  • January 31, 2010 - 8:18 pm

    Kaci - ERIN Have I ever told you how much I love your photos?!ReplyCancel

  • February 2, 2010 - 4:50 pm

    AMinDinMoTown - So purdy, as usual. You guys definitely got hit a little harder than us. Plus ours is swiftly melting away (though freezing at night, which is seriously no fun).ReplyCancel

  • February 2, 2010 - 5:08 pm

    Erin - Thanks! And it's the same way here now. I'm just so thankful the temps
    have been higher this week and the snow is finally melting. Granted,
    it's supposed to snow again Saturday.

    C'est la vie.

    How much did y'all end up getting?ReplyCancel

  • February 2, 2010 - 5:19 pm

    Erin - You have now! Thanks, lady!ReplyCancel

  • February 2, 2010 - 5:20 pm

    Erin - Thanks for writing me this comment, Aunt Julie. Great to hear from
    you! Love you, too.ReplyCancel

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