Monday, January 28, 2013

much love monday

Hi there-- I hope you're staying cozy in this wintery weather!  
It's a weird time of year.  Christmas and other winter festivities are over, but it doesn't feel even a little bit like spring.  Every year I wish that I could just hibernate from late January through until April.  

On that theme, this week's finds are cozy and mostly in soothing gray tones.

nature
I like nature, and I like when things are nicely arranged and labeled  (really-- I spent an inordinate amount of time as a child sorting Smartie's candies by color, then by smoothness.  I like organizing things.).  This picture is the best of both worlds.

lemon poppyseed cake
Doesn't this lemon and poppy-seed cake look delicious?  It's so hobbit-y!  I could be persuaded to come out from my hibernation-blanket-fort to bake this.  

roving knit blanket
...Speaking of that blanket-fort, I'd like to make it from this incredibly soft, squishy knitted blanket.

kitten in yarn
Or I could just snuggle up in my yarn stash, like this kitty.

dandelion fluff necklace
And I'll wear this dandelion-fluff necklace and dream of spring.

Mmph.  Back to the blanket-fort I go.
Put me on the wake-me-up-in-spring list, along with Mole from Wind in the Willows and Badger from Strawberry Shortcake and the Winter that Would Not End.

6 comments:

  1. What would the world be like without kitties? I don't even want to imagine it. The photo of the cake reminds me of another cooking blog Chasing Delicious, that man has the most amazing aesthetic

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    1. Oh my gosh, I would not want to live in a world without kitties. They're like little bundles of love and sass. And thank you for telling me about Chasing Delicious-- what a gorgeous blog!

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  2. The cake looks lovely, and that necklace is so unique! Never seen something like that before! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I'm so glad you enjoyed the photos and links! I definitely want to try making that cake-- the frosting is just whipped cream, which I think would go well with the more savory cake... mmm!

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