Snow Cream – Fun and Easy Recipe

Snow Cream

  All weekend long and into Monday…storm warnings, avalanche warnings, blowing snow, wicked windchills…it just wouldn’t quit! Today, we took advantage of the winter wonderland and made snow cream. _______________________ My first taste of snow cream was over a winter vacation to North Carolina. Mom had stayed home while Dad drove my younger brother and […]

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Ice Skating Outdoors on Smith Lake, Montana

It felt like winter and it looked like it too, but according to the calendar, winter was still a couple of weeks away. Early snows had melted, then frigid temperatures smacked the region. The combination of melting snow and freezing temperatures left Smith Lake with smooth clear ice – perfect for ice skating. We took […]

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The Little Red Dress – The Duffy Family’s 1891 Christmas Journey to Kalispell

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Except for the Duffys Mother, Father, and five, So harsh was their journey Nearly frozen they’d arrive.” _______________________________ Christmas Eve 1891 – The Duffy’s Journey   It was Christmas Eve of 1891 when the Duffy family […]

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