It. Is. So. Darn. Cold. And Windy. So, you are getting more complaining.
Sunday at 5 pm it was two degrees, but minus 33 with the wind chill. It had stopped snowing and we didn’t get much but it was blowing and drifting around like crazy.
Definitely a weekend for staying inside…. after a quick trip to the grocery store where we saw this:
It’s about time they put “about”. People can get pretty crazy about your item count.
When we got back home, we stayed in. Because It. Was. So. Cold.
I made Martha’s Parker House Rolls:
Oh. My. Gosh. So. Good.
And Smitten Kitchen’s Oven-Braised Beef with Tomatoes and Garlic:
Also, Oh. My. Gosh. So. Good. It has three ingredients. Chuck roast (I used shoulder), A 28 ounce can of tomatoes (I used crushed) and whole, unpeeled garlic cloves. So easy. I also added a few carrots and some onion. Because we like them.
That was our Valentine’s dinner. (Although Paul says I’m his Valentine every day. So sweet.) It’s really hard to take a nice picture of pot roast.
I also did some knitting with the Gilmore Girls:
And by the fire:
And finished my Heaven and Space during Downton Abbey! Ta-da:
It will look nothing like this when it is blocked. I’ll show you that next time.
I also got to finish reading my current book:
Excellent. I loved it. The writing is great. You can get it here: All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
“See?” I said to myself. “The cold isn’t so bad. Didn’t it feel great about getting a book finished and finishing a knitting project?” “Why, yes. Yes it did.” I said back.
Then, we woke up today to this:
In a part of the house we close off a little and don’t keep as warm. But not this cold.
So we did this:
And got this: