Celebrate the Seasons ♥ · Winter

Hello From The Frrrrozen Tundra!

Yes, its January here in Minnesota- otherwise referred to as the frozen tundra, the ice box, the place where people always ask me- why do you live there?! It’s easy, we’re tough & we have heart and besides we were born here and its home. We are going into -15 below for the next two days. It doesn’t stop a lot of people from doing their regular routines… a lot of people ignore all the warnings from the weatherman and ice fish, play pond hockey, snowmobile etc. because, well… they can?!! Lol

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This was taken last night, wind gusts were 50-60 mph and by midnight we hit 2⁰ with a wind chill of -23⁰. Definitely a chilly end to Minnesota Hockey day! It was great to finally watch the Minnesota Wild hit the ice in a 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche – and yes despite the weather it was a sellout crowd at the Xcel Energy Center : )

I do have to show you one more picture- not only are we tough, apparently we are creative as well!uwZL19N_MVZ6Sv1i5EzQB6JtmraRJPmtTsO_uzZdQC4

This is straight out from our house… never a boring time doing the dishes haha. In honor of our ice box temps today & tomorrow I thought I’d take out a vintage recipe from my Mother’s collection-

Swedish” ice box” cookies– I remember them fondly growing up <3. They aren’t all fancy & such, but more of a homey traditional dunking type. She said the recipe came from her Swedish friends that she grew up with in Delano, Minnesota.

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