Welcome to the weekend, my associates! This complete week has been a whirlwind and the weekend goes to be each bit as full for us. My older boys satisfied me to do the Barbenheimer factor with them, so we’ll be watching a double function of the Barbie film and Oppenheimer tonight. I’ll let you recognize what I consider all of it subsequent week.
Sean and I noticed Don McLean in live performance final night time for his Fiftieth-anniversary tour of American Pie. I actually wasn’t positive what to anticipate, as I’ve by no means considered him as a giant performer, however wow. His musicians have been unbelievable and his voice?? 77 years outdated and he nonetheless gave me chills – it was a bit harking back to Johnny Money a number of instances. (And final however positively not least, mad props to the person who managed to make his American Pie finale final virtually 20 minutes and stored the group going the whole time.)
ON THE BLOGS this week: Beef and broccoli is a basic restaurant dish that’s surprisingly simple to re-create at house. With tender strips of beef, crisp broccoli, and a flavorful sauce; all of it comes collectively in simply minutes.
The savory attract of bacon dances with the delicate crunch of recent cauliflower and candy, chewy cranberries on this bacon lover’s cauliflower salad.
Need just a little extra bacon goodness in your life? Toasted sourdough bread is loaded with melted cheese and mouthwatering strips of completely cooked bacon on this bacon grilled cheese.
The easy goodness of recent corn and healthful elements makes this scalloped corn a heartwarming Amish basic.
Tender broccoli and wealthy, melting cheese carry a lot taste to every of those broccoli and cheese stuffed hen breasts.
The slight tang of buttermilk pairs completely with candy, ripe blueberries in these gentle and fluffy blueberry buttermilk pancakes. And these eggless pancakes show that you would be able to skip the eggs and nonetheless have the delicate, fluffy pancakes you recognize and love.
Creamy easy ice cream bursting with buttery popcorn taste? Is that too loopy an thought? Completely not. One style is all it’s going to take to make a believer out of you too.
What I’m CRAVING: Sushi. ALL the sushi. Are you able to be hooked on sushi? In that case, my hand is raised over right here. I didn’t even like sushi when Sean and I have been first married and it’s solely been within the final 5 or so years that I actually have loved it. Now? I’m hopeless. If I’m given a alternative, it’s my first, final, and solely alternative for lunch or dinner out. In the meantime, it’s about time to make some sushi bowls at house.
My FAVORITE THING this week is my salad spinner. I’ve had mine for over 10 years now and I take advantage of it a number of instances every week. I balked at shopping for one for years earlier than I lastly did so and man, what a salad-making game-changer it has been. For those who’ve ever thought of one? You’ll most likely use it as a lot as I do and like it!
What I’m READING: I lastly completed Remarkably Brilliant Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt. I just about inhaled it as quickly because it popped again up on my Kindle. I beloved it! Thanks! Thanks! Thanks for the entire suggestions! I’m glad I pushed by means of the preliminary oh-so-very-annoying Cameron introduction. The characters completely develop on you and sure, it seems that an octopus will be lovable.
What I’m LISTENING to: My Savior by Carrie Underwood. This album is totally lovely. I like hymns a lot and Carrie did a tremendous job with the songs right here. The musical preparations are just a bit bit completely different and the songs really feel each acquainted and new. This one goes to be in my early morning playlist for a very long time.
“Allow us to, due to this fact, come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we might acquire mercy and discover grace to assist in time of want.” – Hebrews 4:16 KJ21
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!