Saturday, January 11, 2014

"A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water." ~ Carl Reiner

Picture: Alamy
Well, my legs are shaved and my toenails are painted. That can mean only one thing - we are on our way to Florida! We leave behind what Bruce and I agree is a winter so far that has seemed like it's been all winter long. We can't remember such cold and snow so early in the season.  I do hope that the worst of it is behind those that we leave at home, and that our house-sitter will avail himself of the fireplace! 

This seems like a good time to do another post on some of my favorite things at home and around the web. So - here it goes!


I have just finished reading this (suggested by my sister Nancy) and this, and recommend them both if either topic is up your alley!

I am currently reading this, and moving on to this (gifted to me by my dear friend Judy) - I think I have a theme going!

Very cool!

I could get a lot more knitting done, but I'm not too sure about this!

Me either!

A new to me, cool site.

If you have not heard or watched Pentatonix before - this is quite a first introduction!

My new favorite recipe - so good I had to give the results away for fear of eating it all myself! I used toasted hazelnuts rather than the walnuts and almonds listed.

Lastly, beauty in all of this cold!

Reporting next from sunny (hopefully) Florida!

7 comments:

  1. Love the Beauty of Winter photos...

    Have a safe and lovely trip.

    I'm glad you enjoy FL, at this time of year. One year we went for 3 months and it wasn't my cup of tea. :-) But I know, zillions of people do enjoy the winter break.

    You are 2 of them.

    Gentle hugs,
    Tessa~

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    1. Thank you Tessa! I don't like heat, but I do like warmth, and I love being by the ocean!

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  2. Have fun in Florida, hope it is sunnier !! Clarice ps, toffee is always a good idea

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    1. We safely arrived this morning to sunshine and temperatures in the 70's!

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  3. Have a wonderful time in Florida, Tracy! Looking very forward to the pictures you bring!

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    1. Thanks Nancy! My camera is at the ready!

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  4. Do you have the link for the nut recipe? Love the winter frost patterns and the notion of driverless cars.....

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