Welcome to the weekend, my mates! I’m over right here in full cheer mode as we speak for the sweater and jacket climate that has lastly arrived. I do know this may increasingly not thrill everybody, however do you know there are solely 26 days till Thanksgiving and 56 days till Christmas? I’m so prepared for the glad distractions of the vacation season.
ON THE BLOG this week: Cranberry Christmas Cookies are crammed with an abundance of recent tart cranberries balanced by a buttery candy cookie. I created this cookie particularly to imitate everybody’s favourite Cranberry Christmas Cake and it’s already successful.
With spicy sausage, tender noodles, and a melty cheese topping, this Lasagna Soup recipe has all of your favourite Italian components simmered collectively in a single pot.
Crispy, juicy, Gradual Cooker Carnitas are one in all my household’s favourite meals. For about 7 years now I’ve been making carnitas utilizing this recipe for oven-roasted Pulled Pork Carnitas, and they’re really phenomenal that method, however I don’t at all times have time to babysit that recipe. That’s the place the crock-pot involves the rescue and it’s why I’m thrilled to have discovered a gradual cooker recipe that delivers all that scrumptious juicy pork taste with far much less effort.
What I’m CRAVING: These Caramel Apple Snickerdoodles by Butter with a Aspect of Bread caught my eye this week. They appear and sound unimaginable!
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these little clip-on studying lamps. I wanted a very small possibility for bedside studying lamps and these are good for that. I clipped one onto a headboard and one other onto a nightstand shelf. They even dim and bear in mind the setting after they’re turned on and off once more. I’m glad I gave them a strive as a result of they turned out to be a terrific visitor room possibility for a loopy low worth.
What I’m WATCHING: Sneakers. It is a basic film that doesn’t get previous. I hadn’t seen it in at the least 20+ years and we watched it with our boys this week. It’s a bit loopy that whereas the expertise they’re utilizing is laughably outdated (and that’s enjoyable in and of itself) the film itself is extra related than ever.
“It’s not about who’s received probably the most bullets, it’s about who controls the data. What we see and listen to, how we work, what we predict… it’s all in regards to the data!”
For those who haven’t seen it earlier than, it’s positively value a watch and the appearing is among the finest with Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Dan Aykroyd, River Phoenix, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Ben Kingsley, and even a cameo with James Earl Jones.
What I’m READING: I’m re-reading Current over Excellent by Shauna Niequist. I learn this e-book for the primary time a number of years in the past, (I’m guessing that was earlier than I began writing these newsletters as a result of I can’t discover a point out of it.) and it’s each bit as stable a learn now, 5 years later. I’m studying it alongside the guided journal that was revealed this 12 months for use alongside it.
“Loving one’s work is a present. And loving one’s work makes it very easy to neglect different components of life.” – Shauna Niequist, Current over Excellent
“I hope you reside a life you’re pleased with. For those who discover that you’re not, I hope you might have the power to begin once more.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!