maandag 28 januari 2013

Pride & Prejudice




Today it's 200 years ago that Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice was first published. I remember reading the novel for the first time in my early teens. I somehow got the classic-bug, meaning I was always curling up on a sofa, sipping hot chocolate and reading a classic (romance) novel...

zondag 27 januari 2013

King Winter, Knitting & Grilled Cheese


King Winter has descented and took up residence in our livingroom. Mom made this figure for us, aswell as the icicles. They are made out of felt, flanel, beeswax and sheepswool. Aren't they cool ;) ...

woensdag 23 januari 2013

Lovely Lunch & My new Bag




My sister and I got invited for lunch with our friend S. last sunday & so it was that my sister picked me up with her car. It was cold outside, aswell as in the car, and I was glad I wore my new purple gloves. There was a lot of snow and ice on the country roads, but luckily we made it unharmed...

vrijdag 18 januari 2013

Hottinger Gnomes, Snow & Scrumptious meals




We have a little scene of Hottinger gnomes in our livingroom. Mom knitted these cute gnomes for us in purple and grey. Aren't they adorable?

maandag 14 januari 2013

Shopping, Supper & Sore feet



Gosh, I'm glad I'm sitting down typing this. My feet are tired and so is any other fiber of my being. I've spend three days in a row shopping for bargains. In almost every shop it's "sale SALE sale" & bargains can be found for those who hunt, ferociously...

donderdag 10 januari 2013

Jane Eyre & Apple tea

 
 
Both mom and me are tea- enthousiasts. We love it, drink it day and night, in all different flavors. We will try (almost) any type of tea & even make our own herb teas from herbs out of our garden. In the winter there are not many herbs around, fresh ones anyway. So then we experiment with other things like apples and ginger...
 

zondag 6 januari 2013

Three Kings Day




Three Kings day today, and we have mom's handmade versions of Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar standing in our livingroom. Aswell as their camel. They (too) are part of the large nativity set mom made for us...

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