Wednesday, February 1, 2012

It's the Weekend Already

It's a gray day here.  Gray and hazy.  Dreary and dusty.
In my book, every day is a soup day, but even moreso on days like this. I made roasted cauliflower soup.  Few ingredients, really easy and delicious, served up with Monterey Jack cheese and seasoned croutons.

Despite the weather, Jingles insisted on heading outdoors, tip-toeing her way around all the puddles.

The good news is we have a three-day weekend, so I shall happily don my favorite at-home attire, color my world with my newly purchased yarn, and cozy up on the couch for a crafty evening.
What's happening in your corner of the world?


Elaine said...

Have a nice weekend.. I went and saw the movie ONE FOR THE MONEY by our favorite author.. sticks to the book pretty much

SusanLotus said...

Just popping by to wish you a very nice weekend! Beautiful photos. Sounds really cozy to sit in the sofacorner just knitting or crocheting. And relaxing. :)
Peace and harmony from me here in VERY cold Sweden.

Anonymous said...

Warm here.... Went to get groceries this early a.m. & it felt like a day in April!! Almost gets you to "spring fever"!!
Have A Great Day!!

Renée said...

It's cold and windy this morning with rain coming in. I've got a cold and your warm soup sounds very inviting. Enjoy your long weekend!

Linda said...

Wow, lucky you.
It's not the weekend here yet and it can't come soon enough for me.

I'm looking forward to 2 nights and 2 1/2 days of peace and quiet - Jim will be off to Canada and Sarah is off to her Dad's.
Hooray me.


Becky said...

Can you believe its 60 degrees here?Im in Pennsylvania as well.A balmy winter makes me worry about the summer,maybe it will be cold and who

Oh Tammy the soup is just yummy looking.You have great taste in food.Except for the chick peas lol.Everything else I just get salivating ha.

A Whole Lotta Magic said...

Have a great weekend, Tammy!


Serena Lewis said...

I went over to her site and printed out the recipe. That soup is a must cauliflower!

It sounds like you're in for a lovely weekend relaxing at home with your craft.

Serena xo

GardenOfDaisies said...

The soup looks delicious! Jingles is such a cutie!

Astri said...

Soup and yarn! You come up with the coziest combinations on your blog. :-) Enjoy your time!

Vicki Boster said...

Hi Tammy- oh my goodness - all that beautiful yarn!! What are you making?
The soup looks delish-- love cauliflower!!

That Jingles- she is such a cutie!
It's almost the weekend-- hope you have a good one--

Sharon said...

I am a real soup person and that looks really good!

Enjoy your long weekend playing with the beautiful yarn! I haven't done it in ages, but I used to love creating all sorts of things, besides afghans and sweaters.

Have a good one!

Terra said...

This is my first visit here, and I am a T too. Nice to meet you, I am Terra.

Sam I Am...... said...

Okay...I'm confused...I know you said you had a 3 day weekend but your post said Wednesday so is your weekend Thursday through Saturday and you work on Sunday? Just curious.
I can't wait to make that soup! I love everything about it especially the cauliflower and the cheese! Yum!
Is that all YOUR yarn? You must be making something really big! LOL!
Do you knit or crochet or both? What are you making? I crochet and just finished a bright yellow tote bag with flowers on the outside and I'm just learning to knit. I've made a few scarves and now I'm making the 2nd of a pair of oven mitts that will be felted...that way my mistakes won't show! LOL! Enjoy your long weekend whenever it is!

Susan said...

Hi Tammy....Mmmmmm, your roasted cauliflour soup sounds great. Hope you have a cozy weekend. Sorry, the other day I called Jingles a boy and now I read she's a girl.
Take care. Susan

Kit said...

Cold and cloudy here. Supposed to be snow tonight. I just stay inside and watch Downton Abbey and bake. Makes the house feel so cozy. Kit

Diane said...

10:00 p.M. and 27 degrees as I write this. My husband is putting up some knotty pine in the kitchen and I spent the afternoon standing around trying to be helpful. It's needed to be done for umpteen years so I'm not complaining. Diane

Catherine said...

I love soup! And you are right ~ it's a great meal for any day.

It looks like sweet Jingles got to enjoy some sniffy sniffs outside. Despite the puddles! Very cute!

Wishing you a happy long weekend ~ enjoy your extra day off! Woot woot!

xo Catherine

Tanna said...

Your cauliflower soup looks divine! I love cauliflower anyway you can cook it... or raw! LOL! Oh, the stash! Looking forward to seeing what you create this weekend! blessings ~ tanna

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Have a happy weekend Tammy!

Lee Weber said...

Gowsh, I haven't been to visit you in awhile! How are you- all your food looks amazing.

no spring chicken said...

You just described my favorite sort of day... clouds, puddles, soup, cat, yarn... Mmmm. Enjoy!

Blessings, Debbie

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Lovely dove! I agree with the book title.......every day is a soup day and the soup sounds wonderful! Love Jingles. Can't wait to see what you create with that colorful yarn! blessings,Kathleen

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