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An ode to my Winter Hat, ahem, tuque.

A toque, tuque, or touque is a "winter hat" to us.  I did a little web-searching to learn where the term came from, that turned out to be quite interesting.  Why don't you check out a Brief History of the Toque ?
I rarely wear hats (unless I'm playing or watching ball). 
In the winter though, I have a tuque on my head every day, because, you know, then I don't have to comb my hair.  
Plus it's fun having a wide variety to go with my mood.  Although, when I do look back at my pictures, I realized that my go-to tuque is the Blue Jays' one that Mom and Dad got last season at a game for Willis and Lucia, which I consequently stole.
In our laundry room we have lockers with a bench for each person.  During the winter each section has a basket (except for Dan's, because he has an aversion to baskets) (and organization), and each basket has a wackload of tuques for each person. 
You can never have  enough warmth in Saskatchewan.
My favourite tuques are the handmade ones...most of them come from my Grams....others come from Carmen.

There's a lot of outdoor winter activity in our world, and one must keep themselves warm and cozy, but mostly cute.  Thanks to the many varieties of tuques in our world, that is an easy feat.

Check out what my other blog friends had to say about Winter Hats. I'm interested to see what the no snow chicks have to say!



Also check out the giveaway that some of the gang has put together.  Why not win some money so you can buy some Christmas presents for yourself.  Like a new tuque, maybe?

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Comments

  1. Love your photo collage! I remember as a teen, refusing to wear one and freezing. Now I wear them all the time and there are so many cute ones to choose from!

    Jill
    www.dousedinpink.com

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    1. I was still going through that rebellious a couple years ago...didn't want to mess my hair. Silly.

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  2. So cool - I did not know of the tuque! You look great in all of yours.

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  3. Love the collage! Didn't know of a tuque! How exactly do you say it? I'm fairly certain I'm saying it wrong in my head. That picture with the snow on you eyelashes, that's crazy cold! I'm not sure how I missed the give-a-way sign up, darn! Have a great weekend!

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    1. I would love to hear how you say it. It's pronounced TWO-K. We'll do another giveaway at the end of our link ups and I'll make sure you know about it.

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  4. (Did your blog get a facelift? Looks great!) I imagine you *would* need a good collection of warm winter hats with all that snow! I just can't imagine!

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    1. I'm working on it...slowly and surely.....

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  5. The snowflakes on your eye lashes make for a gorgeous photo...but I am guessing very cold in that picture! Thanks for sharing and for hosting the link up.

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    1. Ah, thanks! It was cold, I had just finished skating 5 kms outside.

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  6. The pic of your frosty eyelashes is beautiful, but makes me shiver right down to my toes!

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    1. Yup, frozen toes aren't fun. Especially when they thaw.

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  7. I would love to have a mudroom with lockers and baskets for organization! I think you'll need to do a post about this, so I can convince my hubby that we need one! =)

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    1. I will put that on my draft list! Great idea!

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  8. I like your thinking on the whole not having to comb hair when you wear a hat :)

    PS: I nominated you for a Liebster award! (http://www.puppiesandpretties.com/2014/11/20/qa-for-liebster-award/)

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  9. Great collage of pics. Ok, and I love the one with you where the snowflakes are on your eyelashes + the warm little hat you're wearing.

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  10. Oh, the picture with the snowman ♥
    And the one with your snowy eyelashes?!? Love!
    Thanks for the linky!
    Jen

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