you can start gorgeous new crochet projects,
you can make mince pies and decorate them with LOADS of icing sugar - after all they might as well match the outside world.
the neighbours are being wonderful, we have shared shovels, cleared each others paths, checked everyone is alright, and this morning our friend with a 4x4 is braving the shops, and has taken a list of emergency rations - milk for tea, eggs for baking x
we got a digger yesterday, the children had lots of fun watching him create giant piles of snow
and that party that was cancelled - it was re-instated as an open house, everyone took something (mince pies, tiny iced buns and popcorn from us - food that looked like snow!) and we decorated the driveway with candles in the snow -sooooooooooooo pretty