March 18, 2023
Welcome to the weekend, my buddies! My youngest son turns 13 this weekend and regardless that we’ve been watching the calendar ready for this weekend to lastly arrive, it’s just a little bit unreal. Now we have three youngsters in the home now and I like it.
I’ve stated it earlier than and it bears repeating, parenting older youngsters is a complete lot extra enjoyable than the infants and toddlers ever had been. In the event you’d advised me 15 years in the past simply how cool it could 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 have 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 trying to write down the put up with out it.)
Recent broccoli with dried cranberries, bacon, and crimson 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 may make it with just some pantry elements!) Have you ever tried making barbecue sauce? In the event you haven’t, it’s time to provide it a strive.
This flippantly sweetened baked oatmeal is filled 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 crimson 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 flippantly sweetened and spiced cake is filled with chunks of apple, then drizzled with warm caramel sauce simply earlier than serving. A sprinkling of uncooked sugar excessive of the cake provides a little bit of crunch and sweetness as effectively.
Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies are thick, chewy chocolate cookies topped with gooey marshmallows and a beneficiant dollop of fudge frosting.
Cinnamon coffee cake loaded with layers of buttery cinnamon brown sugar streusel is one thing that I can’t resist every 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: Big Mac Tacos – I child you not. When Rebecca first advised me she was creating recipes to imitate traditional Large Mac flavors, I used to be just a little 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 charge, tasting is believing in relation to these tacos. They’re so dang good.
My FAVORITE THING this week is that this $4 hair treatment. I’ve been utilizing Malibu C blonde hair treatment recurrently (about as soon as a month) ever since we moved to Ohio and I nonetheless like it. You merely pour the packet of powder into your hand, then moist it effectively 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 like you had been simply on the salon. It’s the key to protecting blonde hair trying recent on a regular basis. Pure or coloured hair, it really works like a miracle. (When you’ve got effectively water, that is going to rock your hair like nothing else!)
What I’m READING: The Complete Novels of Lucy Maud Montgomery Kindle Version. I’ll have really squealed after I found the whole assortment of her books for simply $3 on Kindle. What a discover!! I’ve the Anne of Inexperienced Gables sequence on Kindle already, however this set contains all the Emily books too – of which I’ve solely learn the primary. In case you’ll be able to’t inform, I’m completely giddy over this assortment!
“Bear each other’s burdens, and so fulfill the legislation of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!