Can you believe we’re more than halfway through February already? Where is this year going, it feels like it’s genuinely zipping on by.
It’s time to take a look a what’s been making me happy this month…
Bagels and cream cheese
I had a hankering for a lightly toasted bagel smothered with cream cheese the other week, so a packet of wholemeal ones was popped into our weekly grocery shop. During the really hot weather I was struggling to work out what I wanted to eat every morning. If I know there are bagels waiting in the kitchen for me, it’s almost a form of motivation to get myself out of bed. Apart from plain cream cheese, I’ve also enjoyed bagels with smashed avocado and feta, as well as scrambled eggs. Do you have a favourite topping for bagels?
I know I’ve mentioned our hot January on more than one occasion, but it really was one for the history books. Over the last week or so the temperatures have dropped off significantly, and hopefully we’ve seen the last of the summer heat now. We’ve even had a few mornings below 10 degrees Celsius, which have felt almost Artic after so many weeks above 40! I’ve been loving snuggling under the covers in bed and I’ve even pulled on my slippers a few mornings. I’m sure in the depths of winter, when there’s frost on the ground outside, I’ll be wishing the warm weather back, but for now these mild February days are absolute tonic for the soul.
It’s hard to imagine the time before Netflix now, where you had to wait every week to see what was happening on your favourite show. Now, we watch on demand for as long as we want, and I tell you what when you’re feeling ill, Netflix is the best. During my week of feeling quite off, Netflix was a lovely companion. Even though I slept for most of the day, when I was awake, I didn’t feel like reading or pottering about. I just wanted to sit and be passively entertained. So I was. My go-to panacea – Gossip Girl. A guilty pleasure from a few years ago and just what I needed.
What’s been making you happy this last month?
Have a wonderful weekend. x