Wednesday, March 12, 2014

What to Do on A Snow Day

Measure donuts.

Yup, I did say measure donuts. Feeling a little under the weather today, I really don't feel like doing what I feel I should be doing on a day like this (ie. cleaning out all the closets in the whole house!).

We (my son, husband and I) are having a snow day at home because of a huge snowstorm supposed to be happening here with up to 12" of snow by later this the rate of 1-3" per hour.

Not too bad....yet
There was not much snow when we finally got up around 9 a.m. so my husband decided to make a run to Breen's Market right down the road in the village of Palmyra for some donuts. He's been doing that a lot lately, especially on Saturday mornings. But never on a Wednesday morning!

Not many fit in the box....two have been consumed!
These are not your typical donuts. They are HUGE!

And delicious! My favorite is the Apple Fritter. There is not one bit of apple it it. I must ask them about that one day.

This is the size after I ate about a third of it. Can you see that it is 6" wide?! They all are. I eat mine a little at a time because it is just too big and I would be too naughty to eat it all at once!

A brand new Dunkin' Donuts just went up within walking distance of Breen's. Sometimes those big chains ruin it for the little Mom and Pop stores in small towns. Breens has been there since 1908. But, no worry, the donut business is booming at Breen's. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that they are more than twice the size of Dunkin's and they taste fabulous!

I'm not trashing Dunkin'......we drink their coffee every morning, I drink a medium decaf French Vanilla Iced Coffee with four creams on the side all summer, and I even have a Dunkin' gift card with me at all times. But when I went in last Friday at 9 a.m. for their two donuts for 99 cents special, I couldn't find any that I wanted! Shoulda gone to Breens!

It is getting snowier here as the day goes on. It's also almost time to brew up some decaf Dunkin' and have a little more of my apple fritter.....

What do you do on a snow day?

AnnMarie  xo

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  1. Brrrrr! I'm cold just looking at the photos. Stay warm!

  2. Those do look good. Love a good donut, but they don't always agree with my tummy.
    Thankfully we don't get snowy days here often, but when it happens, it is a good day to hibernate for me.

  3. Those donuts looks so good! I'm craving them right now...right after I decided that I wouldn't have a sweet/dessert after our dinner!!!
    I love going to real Mom & Pop businesses, and get really upset when big chains move in and take over. I hope this doesn't happen to your bakery.
    I like to read and drink something hot on snowy days or rainy days!

  4. Measuring donuts sounds like a great way to spend a snow day! I sometimes bake or sew. But I sure wouldn't mind measuring donuts. lol! I love your porch railing and pillars! Happy snow day.

  5. LOL ~ measuring donuts...that is fun.
    We have a great bakery over in our neck of the woods too, the Barron Bakery. YUM!

  6. I like your idea of a snow day! Those donuts look incredible! Just found you through the Social media roundup and followed you on Bloglovin and Etsy! I'm trying to get my own Etsy store up and running… so glad to be able to connect with you there as well! :) Have a great Friday!


  7. This post made me smile.
    Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage


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