Friday, January 7, 2011

S.I.M.P.L.E.


I am looking forward to a simple day. 

A day without extraneous or unpleasant activity.


A simple meal with Gracie, Maverick, Audra and Brian. 

Simple spaghetti with meat sauce. 

Simple fresh salad. 

Simple hearty bread. 

And, a simple dessert.


I am looking forward to enjoying the sunshine and time knitting with my friends.


I'm linking this with Sandi's Friday Favorites at the Whistle Stop Cafe ... this IS one of my favorite bread recipes.  Can you tell by the messes on the page? 

Simple, relaxed time with family is one of my favorites, too. 

Only wish the rest of the clan could come over for dinner with us. 

Hope each of you enjoy a simple, rich day.

21 comments:

From the Kitchen said...

Sounds simply wonderful. Enjoy!

podso said...

Enjoying a week at home due to illness, but not sick enough to not take note of the beauty of some quiet at home during the daytime sunshine. Your simple day looks wonderful --- and don't you love the time worn recipes? They speak history !

Jill said...

LOVE those dishes!

Have a wonderful meal with your family. Think I will try your bread recipe.

Betsy said...

Simple days...my absolute favorite! I think I have that exact bread machine recipe book! Yum! I hope you relax and enjoy every hour!

Elaine said...

Lovely post and beautiful sentiment. Here's wishing you many simple days throughout the coming year.
Elaine :)

Debbie said...

Tanna, your house is so pretty. I'd love to see it all. It's been quite a while since I made bread.
Enjoy!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Simple sounds good to me. Is that your dining room? I love your chandelier.

Lauri said...

Mmmmm. Sounds yummy!

Tara said...

YUM! Nothin better than homemade break. Love simple too.
hugs,
tara

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Simple and easy days are my favorite! I see you have a well loved French bread recipe :)

Enjoy your weekend!

California Girl said...

LOVE the dish. Is that a full service? Really nice! Also love the dining area.

My favorite recipes are smudged and dirty and I'm now ready to buy my THIRD Fannie Farmer Cookbook. The spine has broken on the first two. This will make 3 in 30 yrs. I guess that's not bad.

Solar Powered said...

Do you know how much I love simple days, simple dinners, simple company? Enjoy!

Deb said...

simple is the best..have a great day...

Christine said...

I like the way you expressed yourself through this post.
Great pictures of you table and home.
Enjoy!

From the Kitchen said...

For some reason, I can't use your e-mail to e-mail. It tells me my "password" is not right--or something like that. So, to answer your marsala question. I've used both. The dry is hard to find without going to a large package store. The sweet is available in even an average grocery store. Right now, I only have sweet.

Best,
Bonnie

Mc Allen said...

ahhh, what a nice feeling this post is. I have a fav cookbook and I can barley read some pages, but Ill use it forever. Im really hungry now, thanks, lol!! Your blog is just wonderful. xxoo LA

Julie Harward said...

I think that sounds simply wonderful! And I had to laugh because your bread recipe looks just like mine, we must be messy cooks! ;D

Katherine said...

Simple...is good! I love simple days! Oh how I long for those days again! hehe! :)

Artist Terri Smith said...

Oh my goodness Sweet Tanna. Your wish for a "s.i.m.p.l.e. day" is a poignant reminder of how I dream my whole life to be. Following the holidays and all the rush and madness involved. SIMPLE sounds so refreshing! Thanks so much for your lovely comment earlier at my place. Your friendship has become dear to me and has dramatically changed my perspective on blogging. Here's hoping you get to experience the simplicity of a peaceful and satifying day. Love & Friendship, Terri

Amanda said...

=( Wish we could have been there for a little bit of SIMPLE, too. Love you.

Janean said...

spilled food = favorite recipe.

yep.

:)

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