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2 Absolutely Stunning Photo Collections of Winter's Artwork

When it came to what type of image collection I might share today, my thoughts were full of snow. 

We live in what is traditionally called the Snowbelt, just enough miles inland from the Great Lakes that the transformation from wonderland to 'where the heck is the land' is a harsh reality.  From now until April the potential is there for snowsqualls to swirl around us at regular intervals. Normal routine changes significantly and travel is risky. Driving through whiteouts is like a sudden plummet  into a milk bottle.

We know it's coming, but we're never really prepared. After a bit of a slow start compared to some years, snow began to fall about a week ago, albeit with a festive gentleness.  Then yesterday the portals opened above and a deluge of flakes fell while a nasty bitter wind blew them into a frenzy. Life as we know it here pretty much came to a standstill as roads closed, businesses shut down and events were cancelled.

Tucked away, we listened as this late au…

Add Charm to your Holiday Greetings With Delightful Animations

A gentle snow is falling, laying another layer onto the soft, fluffy blanket covering our sleepy landscape. Nights spent by cosy fireplaces indoors are brightened by the glow of winter white outside.  If there was anything that could inspire the Christmas spirit in these final countdown days it's this picturesque  wonderland.

Trees are glowing, lights are twinkling. Yet, much remains to be done to get ready for the holidays. There are less than two weeks left to finish up the multitude of tasks that are part and parcel of the preparations for the festive season.  There are gingerbread houses to be made and cookies to be baked. There are presents to be bought and wrapped.  Parents are scurrying,  minds full of thoughts, arms full of purchases, as they tick off items from their lengthy lists.

Of course, too, with few spare moments in a day, there are long lines to wait in as little ones are anxious for their chance to whisper in Santa's ear.

Though Dec. 25 is still a little w…