1.21.2013

Quest Post // The Winter loves of Coconut Robot


Winter in Pittsburgh is cold. Not quite as cold as winters in Wisconsin, but usually more dreary.
Blech.

But there are a few things that tend to brighten the winter days: game nights, fresh baked bread, and soup. I know. It's a bit random, but these three things really boost my winter spirit.  Especially when February and March snow storms come around! {Now I know Blair resides in the sweet city of Nashville, but I think these three loves are great all year 'round!}

Ready? ready.


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My sister and brother-in-law always give us the best games at Christmas--this year they didn't let us down.

My Top Three Games

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fresh-bread
I've totally gotten hooked on overnight lazy bread. It's just too easy not to be!

My Top Three Bread Recipes

soup
I could eat soup every day in the winter. If it wasn't for my husband giving me the "I think we've had enough soup for the week" look.

But I can't take too long of a break. There is just something about a piping hot bowl of soup or chowder or stew that makes my Norwegian stomach happy.

My Top Three Soup Recipes


So there you have it. Just a few things that bring a smile to my face in the dead of winter--along with a wood stove, coffee brewing, movie nights, sweat pants and a myriad of other loves.
What puts a smile on your face during these winter months?
Thanks so much to Blair for letting me invade her beautiful space today!
xo. kaciasignature

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I'm so thankful to my sweet (in-real-life) friend Kacia for guest posting today! Such a yummy, fun, and cozy post!  You can find more of Kacia here:  blog | facebook | twitter | instagram.

Also thank you to Kara Kae of The Mom Diggity & Alissa of Rags to Stitches for guest posting the last two Mondays.  These three pretty girls helped me take a little bit of time off and I was so thrilled to introduce them to you while I was away from the computer.  xo

6 comments:

  1. Such a fun little round-up! I want to play all of those games and eat all of that food. Can we please all get together and make that happen?

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  2. This is a fun post and my goodness, not random at all. In fact- bread, soup and games go splendidly together! (and I'm so cold I DREAM of soup. We can have it once and my husband believes we've exceeded our soup allotment!)

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  3. Thank you SO much for letting me invade your space, Blair!! xoxo!!
    -Kacia

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  4. Love this post! I now find myself craving some piping hot soup! These cold weather comforts are lovely!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

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  5. ooo thaks for the recipes kacia! Settlers of Catan is one of my fave board games. the high in Chicago is EIGHT FREAKING DEGREES today so I will have to check out some of these recipes!!! why can't husbands be satisfied with soup for dinner lol?

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