it's been raining all day
raindrops on the window panes.
I am longing for sunshine and heat!
A lot of domestics were accomplished inside the Bungalow...
no sitting around pouting or thinking of saddness...
picking up a duster and sweeping away the cobwebs
the Garden will have to wait for better weather...
Mother and I went out shopping and errands and I came home chilled to the bone...
the damp is rising...
After a pot of tea I was still chilly so I put on my green cashmere Club Monaco scarf
and cranked up the heat. Whatever did people do before central heating?
What is needed is a bowl of some chill chasing soup.
The trusty Soup book
which I use as a guideline
Lucky for me that I had this huge cauliflower on hand.
Herbs de Provence
Salt and Pepper
taste later and add more if needed
cook the cauliflower in the broth until soft
purees the soup while in the pot
no need for the food processor when this guy is on the job!
When I tasted the soup it was bland-ish
so I added some curry powder
about 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons was enough.
(heat on the inside)
Simmer for another 30 minutes
I served this with some grilled cheese sandwiches
A hot bath in Epsom Salts
a warm bed cozy under the duvet
a good book
are also excellent chill chasers.
Outfit of the day
Ballet Flats Me Too
Ponte knit black leggings Cleo
Cashmere Tunic top in dark grey BCBG
(warm and cozy)
(a gift from lovely daughter)
Hair half up
full face forward to greet the day
a little sparkle to chase the chill
All strategies to illuminate the day
and to be warm and cozy when nature is sending us winds and rain.
Sending you warm thoughts and wishes
from the Hostess