Friday, 18 January 2013

♥ 52 Weeks of Happy ♥ 3/52

Hello Lovelies,
here goes with my third week of simple happy things, no food picture  this time , but then I did do a whole post about soup at the weekend :0)
This week has been mightily cold ( -4 Celsius in the daytime some days and snow on the ground) , so it's hardly surprising two of the things that made me happy are warm clothes.

1. top happy thing this week has to be finding half price luxury yarn in my LYS. These lovely warm colours appealed most and will be added to "stashmerino", it's growing slowly.

2. My old faithful  "comfort blanket" polo neck jumper. It's so cozy in the cold weather.

3. New slippers, couldn't resist these bright red ones with gingham hearts and a fluffy lining when my old ones wore out.

4. The first tiny "tete-a-tete" flowering in our bathroom....just love these sunny flowers to cheer a cold winter day.

Wishing you all many happy moments this weekend
Jacquie x
p.s. I'm working on the tutorial....can't wait to show you lovelies how to make my multicoloured owls :0)


  1. What fab happy snaps today....would you like to link them on my blog to share them with others?
    A x

  2. Oh what a fabulous week of happy moments ... I have been looking for a cosy jumper to wrap up in ... and with all this snow I think I need a visit to my LYS to panic buy wool ... !! xx

  3. Lovely cheery pics - thanks for sharing

  4. hiya- is that a round stool with a crochet top underneath your lovely wools?
    If so, please (if you have time) could you quickly tell me how to do it?
    I hope that isn't too much of an imposition

    1. Hi Elaine , there are more pics of this on my Flickr....I made it pre blog and didn't use a pattern , just made it up as I went along. Sorry I can't be more help. I love it too.
      Jacqioe x

    2. ooops , forgot to say to my Flickr is in my side bar :0)

  5. my little daffs are coming out too. I can't belive how lovely spring flowers look in the snow. x

  6. lovely happy things, new yarn always makes me happy - even better when it's a bargain! kellyx

  7. Jackie, thanks for cheering up my day:) lovely colors of your house are so welcoming:) the flower is fabulous in its yellow bloom!
    have a happy weekend!

  8. Hi, I had my Bunny Mummy day yesterday (well only half a day, too much to do!), you have such a beautiful, inspirational blog I really enjoyed my extra long visit! :) x

  9. Love the slippers. These posts are great I think everyone's happy posts makes everyone else reading smile a bit. Heather x

  10. Lovely happy moments. Your recent post with the snow/frost and horses is beautiful, I've just been catching up! I've been enjoying the snow all week and today my school is closed so I have an extra few hours at hope which is much appreciated! Snow will be featuring in my 52 weeks post in Sunday for sure! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

  11. Oooh I love your Happies this week! Beautiful yarn, a cheerful daffodil to give us hope for better weather, warm cosy slippers.... not sure if my unpredictable hot flushes could cope with the polo neck though!!
    Have another happy week!
    Angie x

  12. Thanks for sharing your happy week. xx

  13. Lovely! :) Looking forward to the tutorial too! You're so good at them! :)

  14. I would love a pair of those slippers, where are they from?

  15. I agree. Yay for warm clothes on these cold winter days! I am loving that yarn you found! I love when I find a good deal on high quality yarn!

  16. Taking time to appreciate the simple things is so important in fostering our happiness!! Thanks for the lovely reminder! Looking forward to the owl tutorial too!
    Hope you have a fantastic weekend!
    Kate :}

  17. Lovely things to be thankful for.
    Hugs to you,

  18. In my humble opinion, one of the most important things in life, are those little things that make us be so grateful.
    Thanks for sharing :)

    Have a great weekend!

    Lluisa x

  19. Feliz Cumpleaños! Que tengas un maravilloso Año 2013!

  20. I love all of your happy things! I feel warmer just looking at them. :)

  21. Lovely all over here in your blog.

  22. Oh Jacquie, those slippers are making me happy just looking at them.......
    Love those Autumn toned balls of yarn, gorgeous colours.
    Isn't it nice enjoying those moments that make us happy throughout a busy week.

    Claire x

  23. Lovely pictures of your treasures and yourself. Thank you for sharing them with us and for writing a great blog with lots of wonderful patterns and pictures!!!

  24. It's so lovely to find luxury yarn reduced, isn't it? Lucky you!!
    And those slippers look so cute, too.
    Enjoy the weekend and stay warm!

  25. Oooh I've got a little bit of yarn envy going on over here - those colours are beautiful - looking forward to seeing what you might do with it x

  26. Stunning happy pictures, and gorgeous yarn colours.
    Thank you for sharing.

  27. there is little more exciting than a new pair of slippers. x

  28. Ah, new slippers, the best thing ever. I love my slippers and wear them constantly. Your yarn colours are gorgeous, and I'm also loving the crocheted stool cover they are sitting on.

    Gillian x

  29. Loveliy things in your blogpost as usual.To day I have linked to your blog. A new babyblanket.

  30. picture perfect. You sure had a lovely week. I liked the bright pics
    Have a great week ahead

  31. Hello. I'm Julia, from New Zealand. Just stumbled across your blog and have enjoyed looking around! You are very talented with your crocheting (on my to-teach-myself list) your wintery photos. We are doing summer here. :o)


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