March 18, 2023
Welcome to the weekend, my pals! My youngest son turns 13 this weekend and though we’ve been watching the calendar ready for this weekend to lastly arrive, it’s a bit of bit unreal. We have now three youngsters in the home now and I find it irresistible.
I’ve mentioned it earlier than and it bears repeating, parenting older children is an entire lot extra enjoyable than the infants and toddlers ever have been. If you happen to’d informed me 15 years in the past simply how cool it might be to have youngsters, I by no means would’ve believed it.
ON THE BLOG this week: That is past any doubt the BEST ham I’ve ever tasted – and the key is all within the 3 ingredient ham glaze. (This ham is so fully worthy of hyperbole; I gave up on making an attempt to jot down the put up with out it.)
Contemporary broccoli with dried cranberries, bacon, and pink onion tossed in a tangy candy dressing makes for a crave-able Cranberry Broccoli Bacon Salad. This salad was a success with my non-broccoli followers too!
Tangy, candy, Memphis bbq sauce is a lot tastier than something store-bought! (And you can also make it with just some pantry substances!) Have you ever tried making barbecue sauce? If you happen to haven’t, it’s time to present it a strive.
This frivolously sweetened baked oatmeal is crammed with bursting blueberries and healthful oats with a touch of aromatic cinnamon.
This garlicky Bacon Asparagus Pasta features a beneficiant handful of freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, a squeeze of recent lemon, and a sprinkling of pink pepper flakes as an ideal match to the recent taste of asparagus. (I really needed to cover the tiny portion leftover final time we made this as a result of I used to be decided to have it for lunch the following day!)
Steak Fajita Quesadillas combines the wealthy, meaty taste of a steak with the colourful colours and daring flavors of fajita greens, all wrapped up in crispy, tacky tortillas.
This frivolously sweetened and spiced cake is crammed with chunks of apple, then drizzled with heat caramel sauce simply earlier than serving. A sprinkling of uncooked sugar excessive of the cake provides a little bit of crunch and sweetness as properly.
Chocolate Lined Marshmallow Cookies are thick, chewy chocolate cookies topped with gooey marshmallows and a beneficiant dollop of fudge frosting.
Cinnamon espresso cake loaded with layers of buttery cinnamon brown sugar streusel is one thing that I can’t resist each time it’s in the home. Fortuitously, it’s irresistible to everybody I do know, so it disappears quick any time I make it.
What I’m CRAVING: Huge Mac Tacos – I child you not. When Rebecca first informed me she was creating recipes to imitate basic Huge Mac flavors, I used to be a bit of confused – proper up till I tasted these tacos. (She made them for me final time she was right here.) They style like a legit McDonald’s burger, however brisker and form of elevated. At any fee, tasting is believing in the case of these tacos. They’re so dang good.
My FAVORITE THING this week is that this $4 hair remedy. I’ve been utilizing Malibu C blonde hair treatment usually (about as soon as a month) ever since we moved to Ohio and I nonetheless find it irresistible. You merely pour the packet of powder into your hand, then moist it properly earlier than massaging it into your hair after shampooing, then rinse it out, shampoo once more, and situation final. It solely takes a couple of minutes and it WORKS. My hair has by no means been happier.
This is similar product my stylist makes use of within the salon and it’s actually superior. It immediately eliminates brassy, muddy tones and discoloration and it boosts pure shine too. It makes your hair appear to be you have been simply on the salon. It’s the key to retaining blonde hair wanting recent on a regular basis. Pure or coloured hair, it really works like a miracle. (When you have properly water, that is going to rock your hair like nothing else!)
What I’m READING: The Full Novels of Lucy Maud Montgomery Kindle Version. I’ll have really squealed once I came upon all the assortment of her books for simply $3 on Kindle. What a discover!! I’ve the Anne of Inexperienced Gables collection on Kindle already, however this set contains the entire Emily books too – of which I’ve solely learn the primary. In case you possibly can’t inform, I’m completely giddy over this assortment!
“Bear each other’s burdens, and so fulfill the regulation of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!