Our "hard cloud" mystery has been solved... by my mom! It takes a grandma to figure out that "hard clouds" are actually snow! Davy wants snow for Christmas so he can make snowballs and build snowmen.
Did you know that you can make "snow" using the crystal gel inside disposable diapers?: Add a little refrigeration, and viola! I think I'll be ready with my backup method just in case real snow doesn't fall from the sky on Christmas morning.