‘The proof of the Winter Wreath is in the hanging’ to put a topical twist on a very old proverb.
The penultimate day of the KAL and I’d like to recommend to you two cute, ‘dipping into and out of’ books. When you are feeling in need of some coziness they are a good reference point.
As Winter wreath decorations go, this one is my last and favourite. It’s the epitome of Hygge. Enough said apart from I hope you enjoy my pattern.
In my collection of children’s books there are some well thumbed Beatrix Potter books. One story is about an impertinent squirrel who goes by the name of Nutkin. He is always getting into scrapes with Old Brown owl. I recall … Continued
It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.” – John Burroughs
Hygge is all about creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with the people you love. We should take a leaf out if the dormouse’s book. I’m not suggesting that each Autumn, like the dormouse, … Continued
Hygge is about intentional living. Those of you know me, know I like to cook and eat. This year our garden produce has enabled me to intentionally connect with it’s yield. I have been more mindful during kitchen preparation, cooking, … Continued
I’ve always fancied foraging for wild edible plants. I have berries at the allotment in the plot and in the hedgerow. I like them because they don’t always require preparation and cooking and, added to vodka or gin they are … Continued