February 18, 2023
Welcome to the weekend, my mates! Sean and I celebrated our twenty fifth marriage ceremony anniversary this previous week with a couple of days away on our personal. We stayed about an hour from dwelling and it was a whole lot of enjoyable to discover a new-to-us a part of Columbus and some new eating places too.
So, that’s my excuse for the later-than-usual weekly publication as we speak. I’m blissful to be dwelling now and prepared for the recent new week forward.
ON THE BLOG this week: All of the elements we love in basic Chinese language Egg Rolls come collectively on this Egg Roll Stir Fry recipe. That is an irresistible bowl of deconstructed egg rolls and also you’re going to like it.
Fluffy mashed candy potatoes prime a saucy combination of seasoned floor beef and greens to make this Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie.
Creamy Smoked Salmon Chowder is crammed with carrots, onions, celery, garlic, wine, and a touch of bacon. If you happen to get pleasure from smoked salmon, you will love this chowder.
Crisp buttery blueberry waffles are a spectacular breakfast treat that will have you coming back for just one more bite till they’re gone.
Talking of breakfast treats, fluffy buttermilk pancakes filled with crumbled breakfast sausage add as much as a complete lot of awesomeness in these Sausage Pancakes.
You understand how a lot I get pleasure from making my very own seasoning mixes, proper? Smokey, salty with a touch of pepper, homemade french fry seasoning takes fries to a complete new stage.
Roasted and drizzled with pure maple syrup, these classic maple roasted carrots are virtually candy-like of their sweetness.
Candy and just a bit bit spicy, this honey sriracha hen stir fry is crammed with bite-size sticky sweet chunks of chicken and tender-crisp peppers. The entire recipe comes collectively in underneath 20 minutes.
favourite issues: this cuticle oil, this movie, and this book
What I’m CRAVING: Have you ever tried Sticky Toffee Pudding? It’s a type of issues that I cannot resist when it’s on a dessert menu. Gentle, fluffy, extremely moist cake smothered in a toffee caramel sauce is unforgettable. This recipe is on my record to attempt quickly.
My FAVORITE THING this week is this cuticle oil. It made a visual distinction the very first time I used it. I’m hooked! I’ve tried a lot pricier cuticle lotions, oils, or moisturizers over the previous yr or two. This one was the least costly by far and it really works so a lot better than the rest I’ve tried.
What I’m WATCHING: The Hunger Games. My youngest son simply completed studying the e-book, so we have been lastly capable of watch it collectively. I beloved experiencing it yet again by means of his eyes.
What I’m READING: Saving CeeCee Honeycut by Beth Hoffman. Due to a candy reader who emailed me with this suggestion, I’m blissful to have a brand new writer to observe. I don’t sometimes get pleasure from many books advised from a baby’s perspective, however I discovered this one attention-grabbing. Whereas it began out unhappy, this wound up a heartwarming learn. Thanks for the advice, Melinda!
“Peace I go away with you; my peace I give to you. Not because the world provides do I give to you. Let not your hearts be concerned, neither allow them to be afraid.” John 14:27 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!