Happy snowy Sunday from the Mitten. Sigh. Even though I’ve lived here my whole life, and know the weather is unpredictable, I thought maybe the white stuff was gone. Snow or not, Sunday is my favorite day of the week. Church, spending time with family and sharing my Mitten Moments with you is what I call the perfect day!

Last weekend, my youngest son bought me yellow roses for my birthday. I’m happy to report that they are still beautiful! A ray of sunshine to a cold, snow dusted day!


“Sunshine captured in a flower, that’s the magic of yellow rose.” – Unknown

Mitten Moments - Yellow roses in blue and white ginger jar on table,

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My Personal Mitten Moments

  • Friends, I don’t watch a lot of television, but when I come across something that I love, I like to share it with you. This week, I binged The English. It’s a six episode mini-series set in the 1890s American West. Emily Blunt, who is one of my favs, stars as Lady Cornelia Locke, an Englishwoman who travels there seeking revenge on the man she believes killed her son. The English was one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long, long time!
  • Did you know I’m remodeling our spare bedroom? I’m creating a room for when my granddaughter’s come to spend the night and when we have guests. Trying to make it kid approved and adult oriented has been a fun challenge. Big Al and I are finishing it up this week, just in time for our first guest who will arrive this coming weekend.

Recently On The Blog

Do you know what Hygge living is? I recently shared a blog post titled Whispers of Spring: Beautiful Textures and Hygge Decor for Your Home. In it, I explore the concept of Hygge home decor and offer tips on how to bring its cozy charm into your own space.

Blue hydrangeas with a stone bird and tray centerpiece for Hygge living.

If you are looking for an easy DIY for Easter, check out my Budget-Friendly Colorful Bunny Wreath. This is a beginner-friendly craft and is sure to add a touch of whimsy to your home this holiday season!

Mitten Moments - budget-friendly colorful bunny wreath

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A Few Of My Favorite Moments

I’m a gal who LOVES all things lemon, so I’m excited to share this favorite with you! Mary from Life at Bella Terra has a beautiful blog and teaches fun classes. Her recent All Things Lemon Class proved to be a sunny success. If you love lemons as much as me, her post is a must!

Mitten Moments - Life on Terra Bella - Lemon Bundt Cake

When I get ready to paint in my home, I run up to the store and grab 3 or 4 of those small samples and start painting swatches on my wall to see what I like best. My good buddy Amy from Amy Sadler Designs shared this helpful Paint Color Tracker. Her tool helps you keep track of your favorite paint colors and those colors you would like to try in your home.

Mitten Moments - Amy Sadler Design's Paint Color Tracker

Are you making a traditional Irish dinner for St. Patrick’s Day and need a yummy dessert? My friends Anne and AnnMarie have the perfect option for you. Check out their Ultimate Double Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cheesecake Cups.

Doesn’t it look delish!?

Simply 2 Moms share their double chocolate Irish whiskey cheesecake.

Do you collect milk glass? My friend Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse shared 10 Stunning Milk Glass Centerpiece Ideas. So many beautiful ideas!

And Now…

Here are some other WONDERFUL moments I found:

These easy DIY bunny Easter napkin rings

How to select the ideal planter for your potted flowers

These tips on best RV bedding & antiquing road trips

These 33 easy and fun ideas for DIY playroom wall decor for kids

How to white wash terracotta pots with chalk paint

Mitten Moments

Well, there you have it, all my Mitten Moments for today. I hope you have enjoyed your time at the cottage and feel inspired!

As your weekend comes to an end, I pray you feel peace as you prepare for the coming week. This week, I’ll be sharing some fun Easter crafts – get ready to make a beautiful springtime garland and learn how to decoupage wooden eggs.

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10 Comments

  1. Beautiful flowers and vase. Cannot wait to see your new guest room. Have a project this summer for office/guests.
    Always looking for a good show to watch. Will check out The English! Thanks

  2. Loving all your shares this week! That cake may have to be made…and I love Beddy’s products. I may need those this weekend! All 10 of us will be here together for spring break this week…First time my kids and grands have been home together in 3 1/2 years. So excited! Have a great week, Kim!

  3. Happy belated birthday, Kim. Your yellow roses are gorgeous! I’m excited about your guest room makeover too. Trying to combine adult and kid friendly items is not an easy feat but if anyone can make it fabulous I know you can! Thanks so much for sharing my terracotta pot post. I really appreciate it. Hope Spring arrives at your door soon! Big hugs and thank yous, CoCo

  4. Thanks for sharing the English, Kim. I can’t wait to watch it. I, too, do not watch much TV, but do appreciate a good show. I can’t wait to see the bedroom reveal. Sounds like a fun project.

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