Simple Pleasures

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I love the high ceilings, the island, the white cabinets, the wood floor and the airiness of the above kitchen.  There is even a laundry room on the other side of the kitchen which would be awesome.  That kitchen is simple and would bring anyone great pleasure.

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And then the same ceilings and the darling living-room.  Love the open beams and the built-ins and the arch doorway.

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I love the above to have in a little mud-room entryway.  I love the color and everything about it.

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I love the above basket-weave pocketbook type carrier to hang on one of the hooks of the mud-room coat hangers.  It’s perfect to take to Farmers Markets.

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I just totally love the above French style sewing room.  I would have the French doors open to flower garden paths.

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The above quilt would be so fun to make in that sewing room.  Also, it would be awesome to create all kinds of projects.

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I love healthy salads.  One of my favorites is kale or arugula with apples, walnuts and blue cheese.  My favorite dressing is so fun to make in a small canning jar.  I just put apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, chopped garlic, thyme, Italian seasoning and Extra Virgin Olive oil in the jar and shake it up.  One of my simple pleasures.

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I love the Hot Air Balloon Festival that they have every year.   Just plain fun to watch.  They just go wild and free to the four winds.  There is a youtube video taken at Simon Pierce in Queechee where they skim across the water and then at the last minute give the balloon gas and go up over a covered bridge.

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Foil packets on a grill are easy and tasty.  The one above is Butter Garlic Herb Steak with veggies.   I put the recipe on my Pinterest Foil Packets board.

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I love pickles and the above pickle fork that attches to pickle jars is so cute.  It’s available on Amazon.

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They have the Big Ships in Boston Harbor this weekend.  I think it would be so fun to see them.

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I love needlepoint and soft throws.  The above is a Claire Murray pillow that can be made from a kit.

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I love a little brick stone patio.

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I would love to live near water and have a firepit.

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I love to cook and would love an organized spice drawer like the above where you could easily find the spice you are looking for.

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I love the looks of a porch where they have lantern lights.

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I love the above idea for pull out shelves for pots and pans.

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I think that it would be fun to have a garden tea party.

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I love the Lenox Tea set and canisters.

And that is a few of what I think of when I think of Simple Pleasures.

 

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