Hello my lovelies! This week just slipped by. Sometimes life as a blogger and freelancer isn’t that exciting. There’s work to be done. Meetings to be held Dinner to be made. Epiphanies don’t come every week. Minutiae will have to do. I bought new jeans. I’m obsessively checking my letterbox. I’m planning a mid-winter scandi feast.
So I have a hate hate relationship with buying pants of all kinds. To the extent that I will wear a pair of jeans until the inside leg is worn through before making myself go shopping. Even when you find a style that appears to be in a standard range when you go back to get another pair they have changed them. There is more and more stretch in them every year. I accept that I sound like a grumpy old person right now. After a zipper tooth came off my back-up pair, I begrudgingly went forth. Ugh.
I ordered some books. Mostly second-hand. And a cast iron grill. It covers two burners and juuuust fits inside the oven. I paid for these things before my jeans broke. Sigh. The courier tracking site is permanently open in another tab. As you do. I am also waiting for a couple of eBay bits and pieces. Obscure ingredients not available here. Moon cake moulds. Excessive amounts of razor blades for slashing dough. Totally normal stuff…
This coming Saturday a few gals are coming over. Because the shortest day is this week we are celebrating with a bit of a solstice situation. Just for fun it’s going to be a vegetarian Scandinavian feast. Lots of fun things to make. Probably no sacrifices to the sun-god though. Don’t want to go overboard.
Appreciate the little things. Make pants last. Look after each other.