March 18, 2023
Welcome to the weekend, my associates! 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 a bit bit unreal. Now we have three youngsters in the home now and I adore it.
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. Should you’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 have ever tasted – and the key is all within the 3 ingredient ham glaze. (This ham is so utterly worthy of hyperbole; I gave up on making an attempt to jot down the publish with out it.)
Recent broccoli with dried cranberries, bacon, and purple 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 components!) Have you ever tried making barbecue sauce? Should you haven’t, it’s time to provide it a attempt.
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 contemporary lemon, and a sprinkling of purple pepper flakes as an ideal match to the contemporary taste of asparagus. (I truly needed to conceal the tiny portion leftover final time we made this as a result of I used to be decided to have it for lunch the subsequent 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 cannot resist every time it’s in the home. Happily, 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 informed me she was creating recipes to imitate traditional Large Mac flavors, I used to be a bit 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 more energizing and type of elevated. At any fee, tasting is believing on the subject of 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 often (about as soon as a month) ever since we moved to Ohio and I nonetheless adore 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 have been simply on the salon. It’s the key to preserving blonde hair wanting contemporary on a regular basis. Pure or coloured hair, it really works like a miracle. (You probably have 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 truly squealed after I discovered your complete 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 the entire Emily books too – of which I’ve solely learn the primary. In case you may’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 filled with little issues that make you smile!