I don’t know about you but I’ve sometimes found it hard to relax this year. So, I’m going to share with you through this Winter Wreath my tips to create hygge this winter in the hope that the New Year will start off right. It’s a Danish word (pronounced “hoo-ga”), and its that feeling of well-being, coziness, or a moment of satisfaction and content.
“Hot-cross buns!” BY MOTHER GOOSE Hot-cross buns! Hot-cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons; One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! Or, better still, I say keep them and eat them yourself!!
We’re going back to play with the fairies today to look for fairy toadstool rings. Where to look:on light soils in mixed woodland and heaths among birch, pine and spruce. They’ve been there since late summer and will be until the first frosts of winter.
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 he is particularly fond of acorns, stashing them for winter food.
My favourite flower is the Auricula. The Hellebore is next in line. I love the colours and the mystery that comes with this flower. Some call it the Lenten Rose or the Christmas Rose. Not a Rose actually but from the buttercup family. It has over the years been shrouded in mystery and witchcraft. Much…
We are on to the last three days of the KAL. It is all about assembly now so grab your project box or bag as we start on the big reveal. Looking at the picture of this part of my wreath, I’m reminded of a trip on my bucket list. I think today’s part is…
Chickens you said to me. Well, it turns out I have 6 in my kitchen. A wooden one, 2 floral pottery, a tin one and 2 fabric ones that sit on the eggs in the egg rack (sometimes she sits on a shelf).