Welcome to another Sunday in the Mitten! Every week, I celebrate some of my moments and some of those from my friends. Grab your favorite morning beverage and settle in for a fresh batch of Mitten Moments, where you’ll discover hidden gems, cozy experiences, and heartwarming stories!

I’m going to be watching the Detroit Lions with friends today, and I’m wearing all my Honolulu blue! Our home team has never appeared in a Super Bowl, so fingers crossed they get the win and make their way to their first one!

Who are you rooting for today?

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My Personal Mitten Moments

  • Multiple times this week, I came across the term Hurkle-durkle. Maybe I’m living under a rock, but I have never heard the term. Have you? Anyway, it’s a Danish expression that means to “to lie in bed or lounge about when one should be up and about”. I don’t know about you, but I am definitely here for it! I’d like a little more lounging!
  • I’m a Marshall’s kind of gal. On my recent trip, I found the best artwork for an incredible price! This captivating image is none other than The Girl with The Pearl Earring by Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). It is regarded as Vermeer’s masterpiece and this painting is often referred to as the Dutch Mona Lisa. I spent part of the weekend finally deciding where I am going to place her. Isn’t she beautiful?
The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer - artwork

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My love for yarn started with crochet lessons from my mom, when I was a little girl. Years of crafting with various types of yarn led to this delightful DIY Pom Pom Heart Wreath for Valentine’s Day. Pink and white yarn spun into playful pom poms to bring joy to your Valentine season.

Mitten Moments - DIY Valentine's Pom Pom Heart Wreath

In honor of the upcoming Hallmark holiday, I shared some of my favorite Valentine’s Day items. You can see them all here.

How about that beautiful tulip wreath!?

Mitten Moments - Sharing Valentine Favorites through LTK

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A Few Of My Favorite Moments

You know I’m not a food blogger, but with all my Favorite Moments today, you would think I was!

Through the beauty of blogging, I was able to connect by words with Elizabeth from Pinecones and Acorns. I hope we get to meet face to face someday. Anyway, I have shared her posts many times and have a yummy one to share again, today!

If you’re all about no bake, you’re going to love this recipe. Elizabeth shared Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispy Bars and they look so delish!

Pinecone and Acorns Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispy Bars

Who’s here for some easy grab and go breakfast options? My friend Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms shared her Healthy Egg Breakfast: Quick and Easy Grab-and-Go Crustless Quiche Recipe. Perfect for busy mornings!

If you are looking for a simple treat for Valentine’s Day, Emily from LeCultivateur shared an Easy Valentine’s Day Cake. You don’t need to be a baker to create and serve this one!

And Now…

Here are some other WONDERFUL moments I found:

These Vase Makeovers Using Recycled and Secondhand Finds

How to Meal Plan by the Month

These Traditional Bathroom Ideas

These 6 Living Room Design Trends

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And that’s a wrap on another week of Mitten Moments! I hope you feel inspired!

It’s hard to believe, but February arrives later this week. Do you think the groundhog will see his shadow? I’m hoping for an early spring, as I’m sure many of you are. Shadow or not, make it an amazing week, my friends!

Go Lions!!

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12 Comments

  1. I love the pom pom wreath! Great round-up of projects and thanks so much for mentioning my bathroom post! Have a great week!
    Shelley

  2. Love those pink glasses! I just bought some glasses at the dollar store that I needed for our late Christmas celebration. Specifically, I needed them from mimosas and they were perfect!!

  3. I love the painting you found, Kim. It’s beautiful and I can’t wait to see where you decide to put her! Thanks so much for sharing my post on How to Meal Plan by the month. It saves us tons of time each week! Can’t wait to dive into all your Valentine links and to check out some of your recipe posts. I love egg white bites from Starbucks so the mini quiche are right up my alley. Big hugs and thank yous, CoCo

  4. Love your girl with the pearl. When we were in Amsterdam last fall got to see the real Vermeer in person. One of my favorite artists. Have a great week!

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