Welcome to the weekend, my associates! We’re internet hosting brunch with associates at this time and I’m trying ahead to it. Are you a fan of candy or savory breakfasts? It’s at all times arduous to decide on between basic Waffles with my grandmother’s Waffle Sauce and Cheddar Chive Waffles with Rosemary Gravy. In the intervening time, I’m leaning savory for at this time.
ON THE BLOG this week: Tacky Bacon Biscuits are a terrific addition to any meal and this straightforward drop biscuit recipe comes collectively in simply minutes.
Recent cucumbers, tomatoes, and basil are drizzled with a easy balsamic and oil dressing to make this straightforward Cucumber Tomato Salad. I may fortunately eat this every single day,
Tender bites of barbecue rooster, stuffed right into a fluffy baked potato with a superbly crispy pores and skin make these Stuffed Baked Potatoes an ideal meal.
Honey Balsamic French dressing is nice and tangy and whereas it’s scrumptious on nearly any salad, it pairs particularly nicely with salads that comprise fruit. I’ve been making it on repeat with this Blueberry Apple Walnut Salad.
Dried cranberries, white chocolate chips, and old school oats add as much as these Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies. That is Sean and Ben’s favourite cookie of all time. (No worries in the event you aren’t a fan of white chocolate? Simply swap in darkish or semi-sweet chocolate chips for a tasty different. We love them each methods.)
What I’m CRAVING: This Grilled Pineapple with Spiced Rum Butter Sauce from Claudia’s Desk caught my eye yesterday and I’m nonetheless interested by it. It sounds fairly wonderful.
My FAVORITE THING this week is my mechanical pencil. I’m pretty sure I’ve informed you in regards to the Pentel Graphgear pencils earlier than, however on the recommendation of a reviewer the opposite day (after I was shopping for an additional pencil to maintain in my purse) I bought it in a .5mm lead as a substitute of my normal .7mm. This turned out to be a writing recreation changer. The lead stays tremendous crisp, barely wears down, and writes so very clean and clear. I’ve liked these pencils for years, however now? I find it irresistible much more with the smaller lead dimension. Who knew it could make that massive a distinction?
What I’m READING: Until We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis. That is Lewis’ reimagining of the story of Cupid and Psyche. Informed from the attitude of Psyche’s sister, Orual: “I noticed nicely why the gods don’t converse to us overtly, nor allow us to reply . . . Why ought to they hear the babble that we predict we imply? How can they meet us head to head until we have now faces?”
I didn’t know fairly what to anticipate going into this ebook and it was so significantly better than I imagined. Regardless that it’s a very totally different model of writing than my normal studying, it was engrossing. I discovered it to be each a sluggish and an enchanting learn.
All of that stated, I’m prepared for some fluffy bubble gum reads for a bit. Does anybody have an incredible fiction ebook suggestion for me? Homicide mysteries? Candy romance? Historic fiction? I’m interested by studying via some childhood favorites this summer season whereas on our street journey. Ship me your favorites!
What I’m WATCHING: Misplaced. The youngsters and I completed the primary season a couple of days in the past, full with dropped jaws and mumbling of numbers all in a row. I’m nonetheless grinning to recollect how all-in they’re within the sequence, similar to I used to be ten years in the past. It’s been quite a lot of enjoyable introducing them to the present and I’m trying ahead to beginning season two this weekend.
“Once you lie down, you’ll not be afraid; whenever you lie down, your sleep will likely be candy.” Proverbs 3:24 NIV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!