Sprouted Fig (The Smoothie Lover)
January 12, 2014
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It has been a long time since I last made a post like this, so I thought that now must be a good time for making one. I really enjoy writing these. It is good way of capturing some of the thoughts, with flies around in my head. Even though a lot of them are not-so-important. It is just nice to have them somewhere. Written down. Preserved.

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1. Let’s start out with some pictures. The other day I went for a lovely long walk with my little dog. I really want to be better at photographing things on my way. Everyday stuff. These pictures might also give you an idea of where I live. Don’t worry – I do not live far out in the country site, though it might look as if I do in these pictures. Denmark is so tiny that you can live in places like this and still live 20 minutes (by car) from the centre of the capital.

2. I am seriously obsessed with knitted sweaters. I always have been but it seems like the obsession has grown over the last month. I found the most wonderful sweater on Pinterest the other day. You know, one of those I really wish I had in my wardrobe. You have no idea how happy I was when I found out the picture linked to a web shop. My happiness was quickly destroyed though – turns out the price is 130€ (180$). Why does such things always happen to me?! ;) Anyways – my mom says she thinks she can make one. Yay!

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3. My food obsession at the moment is Brazil nuts. I love the taste of them and the fact that they almost melt on your tongue. Yummy! Check out my recipe on healthy truffles with Brazil nuts.

4. I’ve been cooking quite a lot of yummy vegetarian dishes lately. I can’t wait to share the lovely chili I made today. But I’ll wait till the 16th of January – National Hot & Spicy Food Day. I’m aware that national probably means american, but HEY I’m kind of american aren’t I (meh, probably not, but I like to think I am ;) ). My blogging friend Kristi over at Inspiration Kitchen wrote about this lovely day a while ago, and I’m SO ready for joining her.

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5. I love the little moroccan table, which I got for christmas. I’ve placed some of my favourite things on it. I know it might look a little messy, but I like non-perfect things.

6. Finished Allegiant by Veronica Roth a week ago. God, I couldn’t get it out of my head. I can’t wait for the Divergent movie.

7. Spotify is seriously brilliant! I’ve found so much new amazing music there. Do you know Nils Frahm? One word: amazing. If you like instrumental music check him out. I cried when I heard For (do not youtube that song. Find it on Spotify. I’m serious. Youtube only has awful remixes).

And now it is time for reading (The Book Thief by Markus Zusak) and shrovetide buns (what is that? – please excuse the terrible photos and language…). I know I have one in the  breadbasket – just what I need after a 10 mile run.

I wish you all a great week!

14 responses to “{What’s Going On?} January 12th”

  1. tohercore says:

    Loved this post! Its so nice to get a bit of an insight about other bloggers other than just recipes :) Where you live looks lovely! I am a massive knitted sweater fan too (although in Australia we can them ‘jumpers’, not sure why) and that one you pinned looks lovely, pity about the price tag! Im sure you’ll enjoy The Book Thief, I loved it! Im going to watch the movie soon although Im a bit worried – movie adaptations are rarely as good as the book they were based on, so hopefully this one is okay.

  2. Leigha says:

    I love these posts too! Wow. You live in a BEAUTIFUL place! Can I visit? haha :) That is so cool that your mom is going to knit you a sweater!! I love knit sweaters. So adorable!

  3. I loved this post! It was fun sharing the day and your interests with you. Keep them coming! Have a great week! Can’t wait for 1/16 – it’s going to be so fun = Hot & Spicy Day!

  4. caileejoy says:

    I love these posts!! National hot and spicy food day?! So fun… what a great idea to participate with a recipe!! And I love love LOVE Spotify!! In fact… I’m listening to it right now!! I used to use youtube but then I just downloaded spotify and am so pumped!! I love making my own play list!! Hope you have a great week Josefine!!

  5. Dear Josefine, your surroundings look wonderful! Beautiful nature!

    I like your recipes and how much you know about food… I am trying to pick up some more in-depth knowledge about nutrition and it’s a lot one can learn! Interesting!

    All the best, Christine

  6. consuelohoneyandfigs says:

    I love this kind of posts. It’s so nice to know more about the blogger behind the blog, and the way you write is beautiful!
    Tha sweater is gorgeous, but now I want it too :–( It’s such a shame that it’s so expensive indeed!
    Congrats on the 10 miles sweetie! You’ll be rocking a half-marathon in no time, I’m sure! ;–)

  7. I wished I lived in the country! How nice! I am so jealous of that table by the way :) I definitely want one. I really like these post Josefine you should do more I would love to see Denmark :) and I doubt national is American but we have a national theme to all foods here.. :)

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