October 9, 2021
Welcome to the weekend, my associates. I can hardly cease grinning as I write this at present. Fall is FINALLY right here! It’s nonetheless weirdly heat right here in Ohio, however the leaves are altering and our world is fairly as fairly might be!
As Anne Shirley says, “I’m so glad I stay in a world the place there are Octobers.”
ON THE BLOG this week: Spinach Stuffed Shells are crammed with creamy ricotta, mozzarella cheese, and spinach then baked in marinara sauce with melting cheese on prime. Youngsters and adults love this dinner!
Layered Pumpkin Espresso Cake begins with a bitter cream espresso cake that’s layered with a creamy pumpkin filling after which topped with a crunchy cinnamon sugar and pecan topping. It is a splendidly distinctive pumpkin dessert that’s excellent for any of your upcoming fall and winter gatherings.
Candy and tender corn simmers in a wealthy cream sauce to make Crock Pot Creamed Corn. It’s an unforgettable aspect dish like no different creamed corn I’ve ever tasted. My favourite factor about this recipe is that it’s made within the Crock-Pot. No watching, no stovetop, no oven area required, no serving dishes taking area within the fridge. It takes me about two minutes to mix every thing and begin it cooking.
What I’m CRAVING: THIS Dill Pickle Pizza! There’s a native place right here in Ohio that serves a pickle pizza and I completely crave it. So, after I noticed Rebecca’s recipe pop up the opposite day, I put it on my must-make record. For those who like pickles and you want pizza, it is a mixture it’s good to strive asap.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these improbable night time lights. I ordered a six-pack of them (for lower than $10!) and plugged them in round the home. LOVE LOVE LOVE them. Sean instantly requested me to order extra for the basement. They’re the right quantity of sunshine in the midst of the night time, you cannot solely alter the brightness, you may choose clear white mild or a heat mild. They’re simply such a terrific deal!
What I’m WATCHING: Stardust. It is a long-time favourite. We watched this final night time for our household film night time and my youngest was in a position to watch it with us for the primary time. He LOVED it.
Talking of family-friendly (greater than children’ films) choices for film nights, I’m at all times up for solutions there! In case you have some favorites, ship them my manner. You by no means know, you would possibly counsel one thing we haven’t seen or have forgotten.
What I’m READING: An Echo within the Darkness: Mark of the Lion Collection by Francine Rivers. That is the second guide within the trilogy and I’m absolutely engrossed within the lives of those folks as soon as once more. The primary guide takes a strong 100+ pages to actually be drawn into it, however I couldn’t wait a day to open this one after ending the primary.
As I discussed a couple of weeks in the past, these books are a few of my favorites by Francine Rivers. This trilogy is historic Christian fiction and so they’re immensely thought-provoking reads – with loads of parallels between first-century Rome and our world at present.
“Until we have now one thing value dying for, we’ve nothing value residing for.” ― Francine Rivers, A Voice within the Wind
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!