Hey Everyone! Happy Weekend! I wanted to stop by and share some of my favorite things from the past month with you today. I love the fresh start that the new year brings with it. Sometimes our minds and our bodies need to hit that refresh button and start over with a clean slate. Whether it’s a healthier lifestyle or another goal you’re trying to reach, the beginning of a new year always seems to bring renewed hope and energy. For youngsters, it is mostly spent playing with their new gadgets and getting the utmost enjoyment out of it. My friend’s son got a drone like the ones from https://www.drdrone.ca/pages/mavic-mini for Christmas, and he has been a bundle of laughter and smiles ever since he opened it. I guess for us others, we’ve got a fresh start, a clean slate, a new leaf, and brand new year! I always revamping my wardrobe in January too, I feel like it gets me ready for the new year. None of my new clothes will feature in this post, I’ll save that for another post, but I will let you in on a little secret. I’ve recently got an american express blue card, which means I get complimentary 2 day delivery from loads of retailers and it means you can buy tickets for concerts or sporting events before the general public can! Pretty nifty! I hope you’ve had a great January, here are some of the little things that I’ve been loving this month…
Left: Bright yellow flowers on my desk to brighten up a gray day. Right: A fun little project for 2015 (you can see how to make your own memory jar here).
Left: So it turns out that my husband read my Christmas Gift Guide for Bakers that I posted before Christmas, (you can see it here) because I found a couple of the items I listed in it under the Christmas tree! Including this marble rolling pin I had been wanting! Right: No-knead Ciabattas. I don’t know whether to call this a favorite this month, or an “un-favorite”, since I’ve been trying out different recipes and methods to bake the perfect ciabattas, but not quite successfully yet. Do any of you have a good recipe? I would love to know!
Left: Jo Malone’s Wood Sage & Sea Salt scent. This is the freshest and most beautiful smelling perfume, and a current favorite. Right: Denim on denim. Too much?
Left: Are any of you fans of Call the Midwife too? I loved the Christmas special this year and re-watched lots of the old episodes after Christmas. Right: And while watching Call the Midwife… lots of tea, of course!
I hope January was a good month for you and that 2015 has been off to a good start! What have been your favorite things this past month? I would love to know! Have a great February, Everyone!