We're at the end of 2012! I am so excited about the New Year and all the adventures it may bring. I wish you a very wonderful new year ahead - full of love, happiness and delights!
Do you remember how at the beginning of this year, I came up with 12 things I wanted to do for 2012? I thought this might be a good time for a recap. Shall we?
One hot summer's day, some 12 months ago, I...
Decided to celebrate being a girly girl and wear lots of dresses. How I've enjoyed the ease of slipping dresses on day after day, twirling unabashedly. Summer months of January and February were the best for dress wearing of course, though I persevered in the colder months with some of my winter dresses.
my very own vegetable patch and I was finally able to use herbs and vegetables from garden to kitchen. The vegetable patch also gave rise to the herbarium series (to be continued in 2013!), where I play virtual botanist.
52 new recipes - one for each week of the year. Now I have a wonderful stockpile of recipes I can fall back on for dinner ideas.
Watched ballet - both classical and modern, and decided I prefer the former. I love the tutus, the tragic stories, the spins, the lifts, the music.
Baked cakes, like this berry nice cake, marble cake, apple tea cake and apricot slice.
read the classics.
roses, both literally and figuratively.
Hosted dinner parties.
Drank champagne (sometimes for no good reason), and I found the best champagne that I could afford and drink it. I'm still standing by Vintage Dom).
Happy New Year! xx