We're suppose to have a major snow storm heading this way tonight , but the sunrise was beautiful this morning. The weatherman is predicting freezing rain , sleet and snow for the weekend. So I've been busy getting prepared , we don't see much snow in our area , but we do get a major storm every few years. We're in a rural area , lots of trees , which means we're likely to have power outages. We have been without power for up to two weeks , due to a hurricane and up to a week from a icy snow storm. I made my trip to the grocery store yesterday , so we're stocked with plenty of food. I pulled some of the turnips yesterday , I love eating them raw like an apple , they're great to have around for snacking. We've had a couple of weeks of warm weather and the kale was sprouting out , so I harvested some kale also , plan to make some potato soup with our homegrown potatoes and kale today. I'm also going to put on a large pot of vegetable beef soup , we'll be eating soup and sandwiches this weekend.
Today I'll be getting the kerosene lamps and the kerosene heater out of storage , cleaning and making sure they work properly. Storing more water , although I always have some stocked. We have a charcoal grill and a small propane stove for cooking outside if needed. It's times like these I wish we had an indoor wood heater , the wood furnace isn't so great if the power goes out , but hubby does have a generator we can hook up to it. I have cooked and perked coffee on top of the kerosene heater during power outages , it works in a pinch.
Hope you have a great weekend and are prepared for whatever comes your way. Stay warm and safe my Friends.
~ Winter Blessings ~