An unexpected day to my self….and a day to reflect on the last few weeks. Last Bank holiday my husband and I visited a most beautiful garden in Nottinghamshire Pure Land. It is an amazing place oozing peace, tranquility and mindfulness. Of course I took my hook and yarn and as you can see my blanket is progressing. The day was rounded off nicely with a chickpea tagine.
Busy, busy week at work so I need my fix of crochet, colour and scrummy food. I am busy crocheting colourful mandalas for my son’s wedding in a month’s time. I am using an adapted pattern from Zooty owl’s blog. I have just made a yummy recipe from this month’s Vegetarian Living magazine, broad beans with garlic,dill and eggs bag halva ghatogh. I didn’t realise I liked broad beans until now. Now there must be time for just a quick stroll in the garden!
I confess it has been a while since I worked on my mood blanket. Thankfully I have been jotting down in my journal a colour for each day, so my blanket remains a true record of my mood. I just love the randomness of the colours. I must have a very colourful mood tee hee.
Although the weather has been miserable the garden has not suffered and I am thrilled to show up my lavender wellies.
Hope you all enjoy this week’s recipe, roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese tart from Vegetarian Living magazine June 2014.
Baking, making and pottering in the garden…I was in heaven. Scrumptious fairy cakes for a friend’s birthday and then a scrummy crushed new potato and watercress pesto frittata (featured in Vegetarian Living magazine ) for lunch. Having a grand child is a great excuse to indulge in play dough making.
I am also proud to show off my latest project, a heart shaped wreath made with vibrant summer colours from the DMC Natura Cotton range.
For once last weekend, I downed tools and ignored the household chores in favour of shopping, pottering in the garden, a family meal and of course my beloved hook and wool.
The garden is coming alive and is full of promise. I have also made good progress with my blanket, just nine more rows to go. Why do the last few rows always take so long?????
Cauliflower cheese recipe from April’s edition of Vegetarian Living