Welcome to the weekend, my mates! The tip of the college yr is in full swing right here with a good friend’s commencement social gathering tonight, together with my youngest son’s spring live performance for varsity. It’s exhausting to imagine summer time will formally be right here in lower than a month!
ON THE BLOGS this week: Honey, Sriracha, soy sauce, and sesame oil are all it is advisable make this irresistible sweet and spicy broccoli.
The aroma of this ground beef spaghetti sauce because it simmers away on the range is totally divine. Wealthy and savory flavors create a symphony on this easy recipe. And this easy mushroom spaghetti sauce trumps something you should buy in jars or cans on the grocery retailer.
This garlic herb bread has become a staple on our meal plan and I’m not unhappy about it. Made with loads of butter, herbs, and garlic, that is a straightforward option to elevate your subsequent pasta night time.
Saucy bites of tangy hen come collectively completely with roasted potatoes and broccoli on this bbq chicken and potato casserole. This flavorful and hearty dish is an enormous win at my home. (There could have been a little bit of a squabble over the past of the leftovers too. It was positively a success.)
The tender pop of juicy sweet corn balances the mild acidity of peppers and onions on this festive aspect dish. Colourful confetti corn pairs splendidly with lots of our favourite meals.
Selfmade rocky road ice cream is creamy chocolate and almond-flavored ice cream loaded with chewy marshmallows, crunchy almonds, and flecks of chocolate.
Do you know that rocky highway was one of many first ice cream flavors that blended in extra elements? I’m so glad that grew to become a factor as a result of I’m hooked on fully loaded ice creams.
Blueberries and lemon come together perfectly in a sour cream coffee cake that’s actually worthy of any event.
Take pleasure in a chocolate lover’s dream with flavors that may go away your style buds longing for extra. You gained’t imagine how simple it’s to make this triple chocolate bundt cake with an irresistible peanut butter glaze.
What I’m CRAVING: My good friend Heidi’s udon stir fry recipe with sausage, cabbage, and shiitake mushrooms appears to be like so good! I put it on my meal plan for subsequent month.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are my new pens! Okay mates, I’m just about screaming about this in my head, as a result of for 17 years (sure, I appeared it up – the Jetstream pen was launched in 2006) I’ve been a devoted consumer of the Uniball Jetstream pen. I’ve talked about that pen for years and shared hyperlinks with you every time they go on sale. Nicely, no extra. There’s a brand new pen in my hand and it’s AMAZING.
Right here’s the deal. These pens are barely one greenback every. Yeah, that’s proper. My new favourite pen is an affordable one and it’s additionally the smoothest, most smudge-free, superbly clear writing gel pen I’ve ever used. It dries nearly as quickly because the ink leaves the pen. If you happen to give it even a few seconds, you possibly can’t smear it.
I purchased a $6 five-pack of those pens to check them out as a result of I attempted an identical extra widespread one and favored it. However after I went to order a pack of the opposite pens to check, a reviewer talked about these particularly as higher. Oh child, are they ever.
I now have these pens in all places. My baggage, my desk, my counter at house, my automotive, the kitchen, anyplace and in all places I would need to write one thing down. I wasn’t kidding. I’ve a brand new favourite pen and I couldn’t be happier about it.
What I’m LISTENING to: Rush: The Greatest Hits. My 17-year-old son was within the workplace with me sooner or later this week and selected Rush for the playlist whereas I used to be cooking. This has been one in all Sean’s favourite teams since earlier than we met and I like that he’s launched our boys to their music too.
What I’m WATCHING: Notting Hill. I came across this film on Netflix the opposite night time and couldn’t resist watching it. I haven’t seen it because it was launched and it’s nonetheless merely charming.
“Due to this fact I inform you, don’t be concerned about your life, what you’ll eat or what you’ll drink, nor about your physique, what you’ll placed on. Is just not life greater than meals, and the physique greater than clothes?” Matthew 6:25 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!