Monday, June 11, 2018

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things


A cup of tea
when you're taking a break,
a great magazine
when you want to escape,
that happy feeling
that crafting brings - 
these are a few
of my favorite things.




91 comments:

  1. My way to escape craziness and fuel inspiration - only I'd take coffee please :)

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  2. I can identify with all these. Add a lovely slice of cake into the mix too.

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  3. LOVE this. Those are a few of my favorite things too. I've always enjoyed flipping through magazines but sadly some of my favorites are no longer being published

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  4. Yes, mine too although not always a magazine, I sometimes browse pattern books.

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  5. Hello, I usually drink coffee, sometimes like a mint tea. It is necessary to enjoy your favorite things and take a break. Happy Monday and have a great new week.

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  6. Mine too..and some coffee and a glass of red wine..not all together:)I don't buymagazines anymore though..I let my subscriptions go..itseeemd I was reading more ads that reading or looking at interesting things..I stil fancy Country Living UK..and Victoria..I think I would love Daphne's Diary:)

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    1. I used to love Victoria. I have a whole stack of them I've been saving for years.

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  7. 3 of my favourites too; add a piece of cake/chocolate and I'd be in Heaven! xx

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  8. Mine too! I'm all for a crafty escape of any kind!

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  9. Have a good week, indecently I hate tea!! Diane

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  10. Right there with you, Amalia!! And I love your sweet pink friend. ❤️

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  11. Those magazines are always so inspiring! I would love to spend the afternoon in my lanai reading Country Living!

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  12. Love my cup of tea.
    Do enjoy reading magazines like Country Living.

    Have a great week.

    All the best Jan

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  13. A cup of espresso when you're taking a break
    Making collages out of magazines when you want to escape
    That happy feeling crafting brings
    These are a few of MY favorite things

    Made a remix
    *Chicka Chicka

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  14. I agree completely, Amalia! My favorites, too. I haven't been able to reply directly to email since Blogger stopped sending notifications but I'm working on it! Thanks for coming by!

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  15. I love tea, a good magazine, and craftiness too!!

    Tania

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  16. I used to get the British Country Living a long time ago. It's a good magazine.

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  17. Fun new words for a favorite song of mine!

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    1. I'll be humming that for the rest of the day and I don't even mind :-)

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  18. I could say exactly the same! And Country Living is my favorite magazine! Greetings from Greece.

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  19. Oh, yes such lovely things no wonder they are favourites:)

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  20. Simple pleasures all! And pink is one of my favorite colors. Hi Amalia! :) Hugs.

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  21. A nice piece of craft and a lovely poem!

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  22. Mine, too! Country Living UK is among my favourites!

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  23. You always have the most fun posts. I'll have the tea and the magazine, but alas I am no knitter so I'll pass on that.

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  24. These are my favourite things too :)!
    Have a lovely week,
    Christine

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  25. My favorites as well, Amalia. Especially the British version of Country Living! ♥

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  26. Great post as ever!I would love to know how knitting,I tried it but...Impossible!Hugs!

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  27. My mom used to always get that magazine :)

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  28. Sounds perfect Amalia! Pretty pic too.......

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  29. There are many seam of my clothes came apart in a big shopping bag in my room...
    This week I am planning of sewing them like your lovely picture!

    P.S. Thank you for your warm comment about Kate Spade on my blog :)

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  30. Oh, I love this poem. We all need escapes. Simple and easy times. Thank you for the reminder!

    Jane

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  31. mine too. Isn't it lovely to have a little bit of me time and a moment of creative inspiration. Country Living has such beautiful photography.

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  32. Hi Amalia, crafting takes me to new places too. Happy making! Jo x

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  33. Aww that is so sweet! Those are some of my favorite things too - so many magazines to read, so many projects to enjoy and the day would not be the same without hot tea!

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  34. I agree. That is all pretty perfect!

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  35. Nothing better than a cup of tea for relaxing. Or a favorite magazine, for that matter. Fun post -- thanks.

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  36. Amalia love all these !! I love Country living! is my favorite magazi8ne! and love tea! and your tricot is beautiful!! hugs!!

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  37. Make mine a cup of coffee and a good magazine. :)

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  38. Mine, too! I'd like to step right into that pretty photo!

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  39. Hi Amelia,

    Like others have said they are my favourite things too - such a beautiful photo.
    Happy weekend
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  40. We have the same favorite things, other than I like iced tea instead of hot :)

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  41. I totally agree about a cup of tea. Few things are better! I usually grab a book instead of a magazine, though.

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  42. Sounds like a perfect way to spend the morning or afternoon. Have a lovely weekend!

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  43. It is not easy to take a break in our busy days. Relaxation, we often forget this word. Happy sunday.

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  44. Sounds like just perfect to me :)
    Have a lovely saturday...
    Titti

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  45. Me too! Love the colors in that picture too.

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  46. I love your poems!Thank you for stopping by our blog and leaving a sweet comment.. and it's so nice to meet you!
    Have a great weekend!

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  47. Wonderful way to enjoy a morning.

    Hugs Diane

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  48. Reminds me of a song I used to know ...

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  49. Sounds like the perfect afternoon respite! My oldest is Liverpool crazed. It’s the only thing that will get him out of bed early on the weekends, LOL

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  50. Sounds like the perfect way to enjoy many hours, Amalia. The only thing missing, perhaps, is a comfy tarted up chair. =) Wish oh wish your delightful poem didn't end so soon....I wanted more. =)

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  51. Thanks so much for stopping by!! That tornado came too close for comfort!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  52. I love those things too Amalia. It's always fun to sit relax and read a magazine with a cup of tea or coffee and knitting.
    Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
    Enjoy the wee
    Julie

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  53. Boa tarde, Para um bom momento de descontracção, o chá e uma revista é essencial.
    Feliz semana,
    AG

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  54. I agree, Amalia, that a good magazine can be so relaxing to browse and read! I go the library once a week to borrow a large stack of them.

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  55. Your vignette beautifully captures the mood.

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  56. A peaceful, serene photo somehow.
    Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2018/06/can-brussels-sprouts-be-edible.html

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  57. I have a pile of very old Country Living magazines on my side table (memories of when I worked in Zurich)

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  58. A cup of tea is one of my favourite things too! Thank you for stopping by. Was the delicious mango tea by Wissotzky tea? I shared this herbal tea at this week's post!

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  59. Oh no I'm going to be spending the day singing a few of my favourite things now Amalia too! Happy days indeed.
    Wren x

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  60. I don't need much to be happy, either! Lovely post.

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  61. Sounds perfect ! Looove that yarn you're using, Amelia, can you share the name, pleazzzze ?
    Thanks a bunch, dear. :))
    Nadine (sent from my hubby's iPad but you can answer to my usual email : nadinerenaux@gmail.com)

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    1. With pleasure - it is TeDdY's Wool/Perfecto and the shade is called green dye.

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  62. one has to have mental escape from time to time. yours sounds nice.

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  63. What a delightful, beautiful, and fun blog! :)

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  64. Just like me! I love to have all my favorites piled together! And, I move them as I move around the house.

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  65. ...and simple things are the best things!

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  66. Those are so really great things to enjoy! Simple, relaxing and fun.

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  67. I think your favorites are perfect,❤️

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  68. Love Love Love. What a sweet little poem!!!

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  69. Love the poem, these combined sound like the prefect afternoon and so relaxing

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  70. A lovely way to spend some time for yourself.

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  71. Perfect, these are my favourite things too!

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  72. I'm with you Amalia! I subscribe to Country Living and love reading it -- with a cup of tea, of course:) Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen

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  73. Oh that multicoloured wool looks so nice. Thanks for joining in with Ginx Woolly Linx Party for June.

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  74. That sums it up well! =) you know how to enjoy the moment...I like that.

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  75. Também são algumas das minhas coisas preferidas:)

    Kisses:)

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  76. I love the British Country Living magazine so much! I buy it whenever I can find a copy. Yours are a few of my favorite things, too, Amalia!

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