We are back in the deep freeze... literally. My freezer in the garage needs to be defrosted but with outside temperatures below zero, the temperature in my garage is colder than in the deep freeze. So that particular chore is put off until it is warmer.
In the meantime, there is the brewing of Holiday tea blends for they seem to be perfect for cold weather. Then there is reading. And the watching of special television events. And shivering under a throw when a certain Maine Coon is not snoozing on it.
Farm-Fresh Recipes is a lovely cookbook full of recipes I have marked to try this week... more information can be found here.* I've added this to the Amazon Favorites widget on the sidebar, too.
It is one of those cookbooks that has simple recipes as well as being full of beautiful photos of the author's organic farm. Although the first recipe I'm trying is for brownies...
Sarah Morris Remembers by D. E. Stevenson, which I just started but found already lovely. I had this on my shelves already. There is a sequel but far out of my price range!
|Photo by Reuters|
I love the back stories they do on the athletes and their families. Of course, the commercial about the moms who supported their little athletes who later became Olympians can send me reaching for the tissue box.
At least we will when it warms up in that room. Brrrrr...
Hot tea and Victoria the magazine and Victoria the kitty and a sandlewood scented candle... makes for a cozy winter evening.
I leave it for her at the end of the sofa if not in use when I am catching a quick nap. I know I've shown a similar picture but she really is here a lot.
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