Weekend Moments... baking & daydreaming

Life has been a little overwhelming lately, and this poor neglected blog of mine has been feeling rather lonely these days. But this weekend was such a relief. We had the entire weekend off to sleep in and catch our breath.
And I baked... a lot!
Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of most of the stuff, which is very unlike me, but goes to show you how preoccupied I've been lately.

I baked my grandmother's famous scones (honestly one of my all time favourite recipes to make), I baked bread (and we ate lots of sandwiches!), and I baked this lady's Tarte Tatin (which is amazing, btw).

Otherwise, the husband and I are busy planning our next big adventure. We are taking a luxurious 1 month holiday from the north (starting next week!) and heading to Europe. First to the UK, then Holland, and then France!

So while the north has been a little miserable lately (still in the sub-zero temperatures but no more snow to play with), I have brighter days up ahead.

I hope you had a lovely weekend.


Unknown said...

Sub-zero still? Oh my. You definitely deserve a long break in Europe!

Pinecone Camp said...

Your trip sounds pretty spectacular! As for the baking, I love that you baked heaps all weekend. I'm going to have to check out your grandma's scone recipe. Have a fantastic trip!!

Tiffany Kadani said...

Ekk! UK? be still my heart that is my most favorite place to be. I can't wait to hear more about it!

k said...

that is sooo exciting that you are going on a europe trip, it will be so so so nice!

Margie Oomen said...

wonderful countries to explore at this time of year

Amanda Kemp said...

Have a most wonderful and deserving trip Vanessa! Will you be going to Cardiff? I send my love to one of my best friends who lives there on the plane with you! Enjoy the rest, the adventure and the warmer weather. Can't wait to hear about it xo

Diana Mieczan said...

Yum...I so would love one of those scones right now. Glad that you had a weekend off to relax and sleep in. Btw: How exciting - you will love France and the UK:) I am so happy for you. Make tons of photos and have a great trip! Muah

sweet harvest moon said...

This sounds amazing!

Tash said...

Your trip sounds awesome Vanessa! Can't wait to see photos and hear about your adventures : ) xx

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