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Snow/Ice Accumulation

November 10th, 2008

We woke up to a little snow/ice accumulation today.

Mr Chiot’s and I finally turned on our furnace this morning (we’ve been trying to hold out as long as possible). One day at the end of October we woke up to a frosty 56 inside, but with some baking & a nice sunny day the house warmed up nicely, so we didn’t have to turn it on. Last night ee finally decided that is was time, so we’re enjoying a toasty warm 60 day inside this morning (we like it cold in the house during the winter, it is winter after all, just put on another sweater).

Anyone else still holding out on turning on the heat?

4 Comments to “Snow/Ice Accumulation”
  1. steve carr on November 10, 2008 at 1:30 pm

    The bonus of our place is that it stays cool throughout the summer months. On a 90+ degree day, we don’t have to turn on our AC until about 5pm.

    That said, our place tends to get cold in the winter. At night we go ahead and drop the thermostat. We have a little heater for Kaelyns room, and we use a thirty year old electric blankets.

    Those are some high-quality photos DSLR photos, by the way.

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  2. Susy on November 10, 2008 at 1:49 pm

    We have a vintage electric blanket as well that my mom gave us. We use it to warm up the bed before we hop in, makes all the difference!

    Only the best photo equipment here at Chiot’s Run :).

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  3. n. on November 10, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    I love the photo! We haven’t turned on the heat yet but it still gets into the 60s during the day. I have discovered my home office that stayed so cool in the summer becomes an ice box in the winter! I may invest in a small space heater in there since its so much colder and I spent most of my day there.

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  4. Kelly on November 11, 2008 at 2:03 pm

    We finally broke down ourselves and turned on the heat -although we had a heater in Brooklyns room on for awhile now….she is the princess you know ;)

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