Monday, December 18, 2017

gifts awaited for made it less stressful

                                                                                     Author: Malene Thyssen
Image: A Familiar Sight (here)

13 of the 14 given words:
biting snowfall fire gifts stress  rice porridge 
cinnamon cloves oranges candles ornaments family 

biting cold outside all too familiar
snowfall no let up what a weather
the fire-place not adequately helpful
gifts awaited for made it less stressful

hot and steaming in the kitchen
grandma's rice porridge already beckoned
cinnamon and cloves part of the ingredients
favoring us all with her Asian connection

oranges, candles, ornaments strewn about
all part of the fruit basket being created
a family in familiar pre-Christmas jitters
working together amid friendly banters

MLMM's Bonus Wordle  -  holidays
Sanaa's at Real Toad's  - the tuesday platform

13 comments:

  1. Wonderful use of the words Hank. excellent to read as always.

    Yvonne.

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  2. What a cosy family scene.. that porridge sounds lovely!

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  3. So nice... love the scents in it.

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  4. Nice atmosphere of warmth Hank, compares with the weather outside


    much love...

    P.S.
    From Dec 25 2017 to Jan 6th 2018. Lunch Break will be hosting its TENTH YEAR of The Twelve Days of Christmas you are invited

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  5. Now that sounds like a great pre-Christmas event.

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  6. Such a warm and lovely family atmosphere you have painted here, Hank! Beautifully executed.

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  7. Sure sounds like the spot to be as a family enjoys each other's company.

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  8. Such a warm and inviting scene you have painted =)

    Yves

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  9. I like the scents in this, the warm family feeling.

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  10. The spices make me crave rice pudding... Yum.

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  11. loving the contrast of the cold outside and the warmth of family activities inside -- especially cooking aromas!

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  12. A rush of warmth, and scent sensations.

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  13. Thanks for linking to Blue Monday, Hank. Have a very Merry Christmas!

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