Yesterday, in the time it took us to drive home from swimming lessons it rained, snowed, hailed, and the sun came out. Then about 20 minutes after we got home a huge crack of thunder shook the house, made one of the kids cry and sent the cat running under the bed like a cartoon character. You know when they can't quite get traction and run in place for a second? Yeah. That was crazy.
Today, we woke up to snow on the ground. More snow than we had all winter. At one point, the snow had tapered off and had melted from the trees and I said, "Well boys, that looks like the end." At which time it immediately started snowing fast and hard. My youngest said, "
Bring water and salt to boil on the stove. Add apples, walnuts, oatmeal, and cinnamon and bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 5 minutes until water is absorbed and oats are soft, but not too sloppy. They should have a nice chew and the apples should not be completely soft.