Monday, April 13, 2015

Coffee Talk

 

 

 

It's a cloudy Monday morning, with a chance of rain in the afternoon, but with a week ahead of sunshine and warmer temperatures, I look forward to getting out and doing some spring clean up in my yard. A little rain in the spring is not a bad thing, because I know these showers in April mean flowers in May! I was up bright and early this morning to bake some yummy cranberry orange muffins to enjoy with coffee in my new flowered mug; perfect for spring. Sometimes it's the little things that start a week right.

Coffee talk this morning is about a quiet weekend, spent reading, watching a little tv and taking a long walk. It was Master's weekend too, so this golfing household was riveted to the final rounds of beautiful Augusta National Golf Club. The blooming azaleas were a welcome sight for this northerner's flower starved eyes. I am happy to report though, my wild daffodils that I planted in the fall are coming up and will be blooming soon at the edge of the woods.

I also watched some baseball ( the Tigers are 6-0 to start the season), started a new mystery series that I love and am now halfway through ( Jane Whitefield books) and was riveted by Call The Midwife on PBS. Downton Abbey may be over for the year, but the great BBC shows keep coming and I am finding this season of Call The Midwife very good, even without Nurse Lee. The other characters have stepped up remarkably to fill the void.

Happy Monday!

 

7 comments:

  1. Hi Vicki, your coffee and your homemade muffin look so good! It's a perfect way to start the week off! Hope you have a nice day. New makeup is always fun too.
    Julie xo

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  2. Looks like a nice coffee morning! I think Call the Midwife is SO good this year. I can't wait to watch this week's episode on the DVR!

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  3. I love Call The Midwife, too, and agree with you that this season is great!

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  4. Hope you enjoyed you muffin with your new mug! It's a perfect start to a day. We've been having a healthful egg McMuffin made at home lately. I love the show Midwives and was able to watch the previous season on a blog that has all the links to the BBC's show.

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  5. It's so true that something like coffee in a pretty mug, and fresh baked muffins can be such a happy start to the day!

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  6. Haven't see this latest season of Call The Midwife - can't wait!!

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  7. You do such a great job of reminding us to enjoy the simple things and the quiet moments in our lives! Thank you for that!

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