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21 November 2008

Butter Crocks, Holiday Scents & Fresh Starts

I absolutely ought to be packing right now (I've only packed one box in the kitchen so far today, which actually seems like much more of an accomplishment than it is) but I can't stop Etsy-ing these gorgeous butter crocks.


Blue Sky Pottery


Miss Pottery


Pottery Head

We move in about 8 days & I'm already thinking so much about how everything will look in our new apartment. I do love a fresh new canvas like the one we're moving to. Empty rooms, blank walls -- all just waiting for our input & inspiration.

Moving, packing & planning for a new apartment (and this time a home, indeed) is so exciting & exhilarating. Last night we were picking out holiday candles at our favourite house & home shop so that we could start our life at our new home with a fabulous scent that will always remind of us this season. Sappy, yes? Oh well. I definitely appreciate that the boy & I love the same sorts of scents -- all things spicy, warm & essentially, just smells that remind us of Christmas. We are both suckers for this season -- we picked out some candles that smell like crème brûlée & some that smell like egg nog.


We can't get enough of the Yankee Candle line -- we could spend an hour in that section of the store, high on nostalgia.

Hmm, I suppose this has been enough procrastinating on my part -- time to pack up my kitchen, to say goodbye to my dishes & appliances for a week or so & claim one room as finished. I might just watch a movie on my laptop as I do so.

Have a lovely, wintry night, friends. Peace.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Gilly said...

Eggnog must be an amazing smell. I have the gingerbread version and love it.

November 22, 2008 at 6:00 AM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Mmm amazing indeed. Such a wonderful holiday scent.

November 22, 2008 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

I always loved their Witches Brew scent.

I also love a good butter crock and have been on the hunt for one since my last one broke. Luckily my mum is an auction goer and supplies me with all kinds of stoneware lovelies...I'm hoping between us we can come up with perfection.

November 23, 2008 at 10:52 AM  
Blogger juliafaye said...

I love Yankee Candles so much! The Hazelnut Coffee one is amazing ... and I'm allergic to nuts and don't like coffee, so that's saying something!

November 23, 2008 at 9:07 PM  

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