Sunday, December 26, 2010

Snow... in Charlotte?

Jeff and I hope everyone had a safe, warm and happy Christmas! We played it low-key with Jeff recovering from surgery, but we did manage to get a walk in and Jeff did pretty well. We started yesterday morning off with one of our favorite traditions - Sour Cream Buns! Here they are right from the oven.

We also managed to make a batch of Pepperoni bread, made with homemade dough - Jeff has to have this every year. I'm quite fond of it myself, too!

The weather forecasters here had been talking endlessly about how they expected snow all day yesterday to give the Charlotte area its first white Christmas since 1947. We watched and waited inside with the warmth of the oven going, but all we had was gray skies with the occasional wet drizzle. However, after about 10pm last night, the flakes started to fall and we woke up to this...

Plenty of snow for Gus to romp around in! With a few inches on the ground, he was out running around most of the morning, pushing snowballs around and chomping down on them every so often for a quick snack. He came in the house with snow clumps determined to stay clung to him though. That wasn't so fun, but hopefully this won't be a common occurrence this wintery season (Hello... so we moved here because of the supposed warmth!).

We're looking forward to the New Year and should hopefully get at least a couple new recipes up before then! Happy Holidays!


  1. I am visiting the in-laws in coastal North Carolina...isn't the snow beautiful! I wish we had some pepperoni on hand to make that pepperoni bread!

  2. Seems like a lot of people are having white Christmases. I'm spending time with my family in Minnesota and it is oh so snowy!

  3. Lots of snow here in the Cary/Raleigh area in NC also Joe!
    Wishing Jeff a quick recovery, and a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for you both!

  4. Wishing Jeff a speedy recovery. I'm sure all that good baking is helping.

    Happy New Year!

  5. Lisa - I could do without the snow!

    Kelly - Enjoy family time!

    Ana - Thanks! And the same to you and your family!

    Dee - Slowly, but surely, he is coming along! Thanks for that!

  6. Hope Jeff is recovering nicely. These buns and bread look fantastic!!
    Happy New Year!