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More Simple Things

January 27th, 2010 · 19 Comments

Thank you so much to the sweet Christina of Soul Aperture for hosting another Simple Things. And have you heard that Christina and her family will be donating $1.00 to Doctors Without Borders for each blog that joins in the fun? How cool is that!?!

my simple things…

opening a brand new book, opening an old worn book, the smell of lilacs in the spring, the feel of mud squishing through my toes, a hot shower on a cold morning, fluffy pillows and warm blankets, creating a new pattern and liking it when I’m finished, always being able to to provide my children with fresh food and clean water, avocados, walking in the woods with my family, having a good dream and remembering it when I wake up, homemade chicken noodle soup, my pup snuggling up next to me on a chilly evening.

I’m having a little giveaway here tomorrow, January 28, 2010. The hearts above are a clue! Stop by if you get a chance.

Tags: Favorite Things

19 responses so far ↓

  • 1 mrs. e // Jan 27, 2010 at 6:52 am

    Love hot showers, too!! PS. I think your hearts are breeding! :)
    .-= mrs. e´s last blog ..Sleep Craziness =-.

  • 2 Se'lah // Jan 27, 2010 at 8:26 am

    always providing your children with fresh food and clean water. exhaling at the beauty of it all.

    your hearts are too cute. hmmm…wonder what you’re up to this time? 😉


  • 3 elk // Jan 27, 2010 at 8:47 am

    such a list gayle…amazing crochet…i will “see” you tomorrow!!

  • 4 Cyndy // Jan 27, 2010 at 8:58 am

    I come to you in the wake of Christina’s love ~ thank you for your list! Opening an old book ~ and finding a note inside ~ bliss!
    .-= Cyndy´s last blog ..A Spoonful of Sugar =-.

  • 5 Tracy // Jan 27, 2010 at 9:33 am

    Everything on this list of yours could echo my own sentiments, Gayle…soo cozy! Can’t wait to see what all the hearts are about! Happy Day, my friend :o) ((HUGS))
    .-= Tracy´s last blog ..The Simple Things of January =-.

  • 6 country girl // Jan 27, 2010 at 11:01 am

    I loved this list! walking in the woods with your family and old worn books….oh yes.
    xo country girl
    .-= country girl´s last blog ..simple things =-.

  • 7 Pat // Jan 27, 2010 at 11:26 am

    Lovely list! New and old books are a favorite of mine also! Nay kind of book ..just love then all!

    Your crochet hearts are so pretty! I ‘ll have to look around at all your creations.
    .-= Pat´s last blog ..January’s Gift =-.

  • 8 beth // Jan 27, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    I love your list….and yes, remembering a good dream is fabulous !

  • 9 Marion // Jan 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    What a great list!

    What feels warmer than a pup next to you at night, perfect! Thank you for this list and for bringing this joy out to the world!

  • 10 christina // Jan 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    oh, you are a good mama… chicken soup and dreams. love.
    .-= christina´s last blog ..the simple things =-.

  • 11 Sherry // Jan 27, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    Being able to take care of our children…sometimes we take it for granted (as do they) — but it really is a gift and a blessing and a simple pleasure we are meant to enjoy.

  • 12 spread your wings // Jan 27, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    ah the simple things. love it.
    .-= spread your wings´s last blog ..Sugar / sweet =-.

  • 13 Katie in MA // Jan 27, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    Those hearts are ADORABLE! They definitely make it onto my simple things list. :)
    .-= Katie in MA´s last blog ..I am hooked on fancy brownies. =-.

  • 14 Diane // Jan 28, 2010 at 11:29 am

    a really great photo to go with such a lovely list
    .-= Diane´s last blog ..Rural ‘Roots’ :: Freelance Photographer | Grande Prairie, Alberta & surrounding areas =-.

  • 15 patty // Jan 28, 2010 at 12:52 pm

    so pretty, so delicate!
    i imagine you with a crochet hook in hand… whirling up a storm!! :)
    .-= patty´s last blog ..upon return =-.

  • 16 d @ qdm // Jan 28, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    I love your list!!!

    I will definitely be posting mine tomorrow.
    .-= d @ qdm´s last blog ..only two months later..well, almost two months later.. (D) =-.

  • 17 Monkey's Momma // Jan 29, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    And, by the way, when are you opening your Etsy shop? 😉
    .-= Monkey’s Momma´s last blog ..The Story Behind The Song: A Chicken Soup Giveaway =-.

  • 18 sunnymama // Feb 2, 2010 at 4:01 am

    It’s making me happy just reading your list of the simple things! :)
    .-= sunnymama´s last blog ..Batik Frog Wall Hanging GIVEAWAY =-.

  • 19 Nadine Padgett // Feb 7, 2010 at 8:16 am

    I’ve just started to crochet and I love it. We have a couple of ladies that meet once a month at Church(The Christian Crafters). The leader gave me your web site,the patterns are easy to read and that helps me a lot. We make chemo hats,iv covers for children,Prayer shawls and other items too.
    Have Blessed Day.

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