Saturday, December 13, 2014

Strangers in the Night?

The other night our  neck of the woods got a ton of snow.

It was so delightful staying home.

We  were warm and cozy.

I spent some delightful time near the lighted Christmas tree and mantel and my heart filled to the brim with gratitude. 

Right before bedtime, I looked out the window in our front entryway and was captivated by what I saw.

Naturally I ran for my camera and ventured out onto the snowy front porch.

The photos in this post are of scenes that drew me outdoors on that cold and snowy December evening.

The photo below shows lights in front of a nearby neighbor's house!



Bookie said...

Lovely scenes. We have not had much snow yet. Snow is great when you are tucked inside with food and drink, books, and not agenda to get outside!

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

I can't believe the lights on the trees stay on despite all that snow. I don't do well in cold temperatures but wiykd definitely run out there to get a good photo. Ha! Glad you are warm and cozy. Best wishes, Tammy

Nellie said...

Everything looks very different with the lights! I am not a good nighttime photographer. Your pictures are great! xo Nellie

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

What beautiful nighttime shots. I can just imagine the stillness. xo Laura

diane.stetson said...

There are contests in my town for the best Christmas light display. Of course we never have snow...delightful photos..great job!

Kit said...

So pretty! I wish we would get some more snow. Today it is a bit rainy. Rainy? I want snow. :) Have a lovely weekend! Kit

Sandi said...

That is so beautiful how the lights shine through the snow!

I imagine you inside, cozy, sipping coffee, and just staring at this beauitiful sight.

Merry Christmas!

Red Rose Alley said...

I loved these pictures because we don't get to see the snow too much around here, unless we go up to the mountains about an hour away. Your front porch looks pretty, and I must go back and take in these stunning pictures again. The only night pictures I've taken were the ones when me and husband went downtown and saw main street all decorated with lights, and also the lights in front of my house.

This is such a magical holiday, my friend. Have a blessed weekend.


Prairie Patch Quilts said...

Enchanting pictures. Very pretty.

Linda O'Connell said...

Those pictures are gorgeous and almost make me yearn for snow. I took a night picture one year when hamster size snowflakes were falling. It was stunning.

Susan said...

A warm welcome to Sandra from Prairie Patch Quilts in North Dakota!

Sandra is this blog's newest Follower.

Thank you so much for Following, Sandra. You are sooooo welcome!

Hope each person reading this is having a good weekend so far! Hugs to all. Susan

Chatty Crone said...

Gosh you did get a little of that white stuff - I like staying gin too sometime. Susan your Santa is beautiful.

Jeanette Ann O'Donnell said...

How lovely Susan. It's nice to see a cold Christmas like the memories of my childhood. We will be sweltering here in Aus :) happy Christmas to you and your family xx jeanette

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What Christmas magic! I love night time photos but sometimes they don't come out as good as yours! Hugs!

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Wow Susan, gorgeous night time photos! Yes, I have taken some pretty ones at night. Have a great week!

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