Saturday, August 22, 2009

End of Day...

It is 6:45 p.m. and I can't help but notice the light fading already. It has been a cool, grey day but even that doesn't account for the gloaming I see outside. I love Autumn, but summers light, oh how I will miss it! So I am getting ready to curl up and enjoy my Saturday evening. The bread is baked (6 loaves of honey wheat, I shared one warm with our neighbor:>),
Earl's favorite candle is lit. Cinnabon Caramel Pecanbon. Mmmm, it smells like a bakery!
The kitchen is clean and there is a pot of chicken stock simmering on the stove.
I have cut out some more heart and home pillows, although I just don't know if I will get them finished and listed before I leave for Florida tuesday. I hope you don't mind. I will try but the days are flying past! I will make time to announce the winner of the giveaway pillow Monday morning!
And now I have my mug of coffee on this chilly night (decaf of course!) and I am ready to get "Lost in Austen" with Victoria. She and I are huge Jane Austen fans. Earl, not so much. He has a book to read though so he will be cozy too:>)
And now I'm off to watch the movie. Work is finished and it's kick back and relax time. I hope you have a relaxing weekend too:>)

22 comments:

  1. Love the pillow design. Don't push yourself. Enjoy your trip & be safe.
    TTFN ~Marydon

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  2. Kathy, that sounds like a perfect evening to me. Enjoy your time.

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  3. Your homemade bread looks delicious. I'm ready to have a nice cup of tea, read my book, relax and enjoy the weekend.

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  4. Oooh, the bread smells s-o good! And the chicken stock, too. The candle adds a nice aroma to the coziness of your cottage. I'll be right over to join you and Victoria. Do you have an extra teacup - or should I bring mine? Have a great weekend. I'm about ready to slow down and enjoy the rest of mine. I think! ~Adrienne~

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  5. I'll have a loaf of bread and that candle please, honey! Looks good and I bet smells great......
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  6. I saw Lost in Austen a few months back (Netflix). You'll like it - I loved how it ended. I like the actress Jemima something that's the main character. She was in the Railway Children (which is a wonderful movie if you haven't seen it yet - PBS).

    Everything looks so homey! I'm sure your neighbors appreciated the homemade bread! I know I would!

    Manuela

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  7. ok, if that isn't the perfect day I don't know what is! Wish it was cool enough here, I would bake all day. Where did you get that yummy candle??
    ♥ Rebecca

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  8. Oh I love the weather today, I can't help it, I love fall. I think it's because I'm a nester and Fall and winter means nesting. Summer is nice but I get really tired of the humidity. Have a wonderful evening and rest of the weekend.

    Hugs,
    LeAnn:)

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  9. Enjoy that time with your daughter. Before you know it she'll be out of the house with a family of her own. Mimi

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  10. Oh Kathy, I am noticing it too :( Someone has a woodstove going and when I let the dogs in I said to Chad, it sure smells like fall!! I am so sad about that, lol!!! ALthough I do like the beginning of fall - until the leaves are off the trees, then I am done, lol!

    THANK YOU so much for the kind comment on my blog post today Kathy. You have a been a sweet friend from day one and I love ya!!

    Lucky you, going to Florida!! Can I hide in your suitcase?? Just kidding :)
    Amy

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  11. I can smell that bread and the candle....oh so good. Thanks for sharing and have a great Sunday! Mumzie

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  12. Oh, Kathy!! This post had me feeling so comfy and cozy too! I wish I had baked bread and made soup!! Honey wheat. Would love the recipe when you are not so busy (the pillow looks beautiful!).

    I hope you have a wonderful time in Florida, my friend! :-)

    xoxo
    Jane

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  13. I can almost smell the bread, it looks gorgeous!
    Have a relaxing time away.

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  14. What yummy looking bread you have made.
    Alison

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  15. It sounds like you had the perfect day! That bread looks very yummy! I enjoyed lost in Austen.

    Happy Sunday....

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  16. yes comfy and cozy says it all. I also love the crisp fall weather, but I'm finding myself appreciating each moment of whats left of Summer, oh how I will miss it! Winter can just skip Virginia this year as far as I'm concerned!

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  17. I've been gone all week and missed getting my name in oon this precious pillow...maybe next time?
    Have a wonderful time on your trip. I sure did...and feel all rewired!!
    Be safe, dear heart.

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  18. That bread looks delicious!
    You should see the look on my husband's face if I suggest a Jane Austen movie...I think he might even roll his eyes.

    I hope you have a great time in Florida!

    xo,
    annie

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  19. Lovely, lovely post Kathy. I don't know how I missed this the other day...the bread looks amazing (and bless you for sharing with your neighbour!). I too am an Austen fan...where would the world be without having had Jane Austen???

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  20. So happy to read you've cut more pillows! I was hoping you might do that and offer them in your etsy store I definitely want to buy one! = )

    Blessings,
    Tracy

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  21. What a peaceful evening you had! You made it sound all nice and cozy! Hope you enjoy yourself in Florida! That's where I live!! Have a blast in Disney!!

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  22. you certainly paint a relaxing picture. I can almost smell that candle..yum.

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