Thursday, February 9, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is around the corner. I no longer decorate the house as when we had small children. I do however put a few things at the table just to remind us. I love these cross stitched place mates made in Brazil. Star fruit shows up at the grocery store this time of the year.

 These sleepers came from Finland. It was a gift from a doctor that I worked with a few years ago. It was "filled" with pieces of leather, the same leather that sleepers were  made of.

 Love the delicate blossoms in Muscari.
 This is made with lamb's wool. It was handmade in Chile- SA. We lived there for 3 years. This is a bit longer than 5 feet long. It is heavy and being a bit thick so I don't use it as a rug. I had it away and this week decided to take it out to enjoy it while Winter still here.

 Showing the progress in this blanket.

 I got a few things to read. I want to make something from the Scandinavian Baking Book. I love "The Littles" deep inside I still a child. Got The Book Of Virtue for a bargain at a library book sale.
 Neighborhood watcher Mimo
 Mr. Fito
 Winter still has a presence here. We hope that in 6 weeks it will be gone. I hear that this weekend it's getting warmer and it will give us a break. It's only 6 degrees. I took awhile to post since I have been feeling weird with high blood pressure. My TSH is very low at 0.02 ( I am on Synthroid) but the nurse who cares for me simple gave me bp meds instead of finding out the reason why this tsh is so low. I am taking bp meds now but feeling dizzy. Are any of you out there on BP meds?
Happy Valentine's Day!! 
Hugs,
Angela

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  1. When I change BP meds, in the time it takes to adjust to them, I am usually dizzy. It does pass off. Once it didn't and I needed a different med. Take care.

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  2. See, I don't understand why medical professionals just hand out pills instead of getting to the root of the problem. Why is your BP high is an excellent question, Angela. Have you talked to the nurse or pharmacist about your dizziness? You should be able to get the answers you need. I'll be praying for you. Love everything you showed us today. That lamb's wool piece is wonderful! Hugs, Nancy

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  3. QUE AMOR ESOS GATOS!!!
    Y QUE FRIO..
    ME ENCANTAN LAS XAPATILLAS;)
    SALUDITOS

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  4. Such lovely pictures today! I love those white tulips, I think white is the best colour for tulips. And your pretty cats, and the books, and lamps wool rug.... all beautiful! Stay warm.... spring is coming!

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  5. I love your Valentine decorations and those cosy slippers. Hope you are feeling better after feeling dizzy. Sarah x

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  6. Those sleepers look so warm, perfect for the weather you seem to have! We were expecting some snow this weekend, but none fell on Cottage, too close to the sea, I guess!

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  7. Hi Angela - Sorry you're having some medical problems. I get my BP checked frequently and haven't changed my prescription because I've had no need to. However, when I stopped taking hormones for my "persona summer" my test showed I needed more Synthroid. Sometimes one thing affects the other. Your Valentine's post was so pretty! Be well and stay warm, my friend.

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  8. Those slippers look so cozy! I really like the colors you've chosen for your blanket. It will be so pretty when it is finished!

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  9. Hello, Angela,
    Such lovely valentine decorations! The sleepers are pretty and they look so warm.Your snow is shining under the blue sky, so beautiful.
    Thank you for your lovely comment for my post.
    It is great to know that you have a friend from Tokyo. My hometown is Tokyo. Now I live in the oldest ancient beautiful city Nara, which is very closed to Kyoto and Osaka.
    Have a good new week! I look forward to visiting you again.

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  10. Hello, Angela,
    Such lovely valentine decorations! The sleepers are pretty and they look so warm.Your snow is shining under the blue sky, so beautiful.
    Thank you for your lovely comment for my post.
    It is great to know that you have a friend from Tokyo. My hometown is Tokyo. Now I live in the oldest ancient beautiful city Nara, which is very closed to Kyoto and Osaka.
    Have a good new week! I look forward to visiting you again.

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  11. Thank you ladies for your visit and comments! Happy Valentines!

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  12. The Littles book looks fun.
    The cross stitched table mats look cute.

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    1. I love the thought of tiny creatures moving around in this great imaginary story of The Littles! They are adorable I think. Thank you Hena!

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  13. Hello, Angela - my first visit here - you have a sweet blog <3 Love your winter needlework and the book selection. Your kitties look like they are keeping you good company, too. Sounds very cold there - we have warmed up a bit and all our snow is melted. Thank you for visiting my blog. You asked me a question about the fabric for my pillow - it is vintage - from an old pair of curtains :) I do hope you visit again. xx Karen

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    1. I love the crochet you have in your blog. I get excited when I see crochet work since most of the time it is knitting I see. Thank you for your visit Beatrice!

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  14. I love all your things. It looks colorful and beautiful:)

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  15. Lovely pictures, hope you had a nice Valentines day! Beautiful projects you are working on!

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  16. I hope you share what you find in your Scandinavian cookbook. It sounds absolutely delightful. Everything is feeling warm and pretty when I look at your post. I like the playfulness in the placemats and that rug is a delight! Have you considered talking to a registered herbalist? I hope that you are feeling better. I certainly have had my share of challenges / although not with my health but I emphasize with you and I will pray for you.

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  17. Lovely pictures and some cute cat´s :)
    Have a happy weekend, take care...
    Titti

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  18. Love those sweet cat faces, they look quite content! The cross stitch placemat from Brazil is a real treasure, perfect to enjoy a Valentine's Day breakfast with! Your new slippers are gorgeous, I bet they are super warm too! Have a lovely week ahead, hope your warm weather continues :)

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  19. Thank you for you visit and comments dear friends! Hope your week is a good one!

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  20. I love those slippers! Praying you feel better soon.

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