Houzz Call: Who'll Post the First Snow Photo of 2013?
If the weather's been flaky in your neck of the woods, please show us — and share how you stay warm at home
Becky Harris November 13, 2013
Houzz Contributor. Hi there! I live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I'll describe as "collected." I got into design via Landscape Architecture, which I studied at the University of Virginia. I've been writing about design online for quite a few years over at Hatch: The Design Public Blog.
Houzz Contributor. Hi there! I live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I'll describe... More
Even down here in Atlanta, it's cold outside today! This marked the first week that a lot of you saw this winter's first snowflakes, and I know some of you had serious snowfall weeks ago. It's coming down very early this year. What is the first thing you do when it gets cold outside? Who has already fired up the woodstove? Have any of you had enough snow accumulate to pull out the sleds, ski parkas, boots and the dreaded shovels? Have you added the down comforter or a favorite quilt to your bed? Let's share our cold-weather-prep notes. Please chime in and let us know where you live, the temperature as you write, whether or not you've seen snow yet and, if so, how many inches.
If you've had snow already, please post a recent photo of your house in the snow in the Comments section below. Include where you live and how much snow you've had so far.
Are you prepared for the cold? You don't want to be caught without salt, wood or shovels when you need them. What do you do to prepare for the season?
For those of you with outdoor fireplaces, are you still firing them up, or has the season passed until spring? Do you still use your fireplace when there is snow on the ground?
We also would love to see how the snow looks in your garden this year, so please share those photos, too.
When the kids are home from school on a snow day, what kinds of activities do they enjoy? How do you get ready for those unexpected school cancellations?
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