Saturday, January 30, 2010

Got Cabin Fever?

We had one day of snow last month, but for the most part it's just been another cold and rainy winter season here in the Pacific NW. Although I do miss playing in the outdoors, I have found a few fun ways to pass the time while stuck inside. Here are a few of my favorite wintertime activities.

I love to help Mom cook, but baking is really my thing. We have made many, many batches of cookies this winter season. Putting the sprinkes on the cookies is my favorite part!

My new favorite activity is camping. I have always loved playing in my Thomas tent, but one night Dad and I brought all my blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals in my tent, grabbed a flashlight, turned off all the lights, turned on the fire, grabbed a marshmallow and called it "camping." It has been a daily tradition ever since. Mom got tired of bringing all my bedding downstairs so Nana made a sleeping bag for me to keep downstairs and I also now have a special "camping" pillow reserved for this fun activity. Often times I want Esther to join me in the camping fun.

I still love to play trains too. It's always fun when I have a friend to play with, so just be forewarned that if you ever visit, I will probably ask if you'd like to play trains with me.

The last few weeks have given us a few dry and warmer days so we've ventured outside to our favorite local park a few times. I even got to ride a tricycle a few times. Yes, I am definitely ready for spring.


Larissa@Just Another Day in Paradise said...

Lucky. My boys are so stir crazy. Ohio weather is so not fun in the winter. FREEZING!

Susanne said...

Oh my gosh, that first picture is sooooooo cute!!

tara said...

speaking of trains...we're due for a visit! when are you free this week?