February 18, 2023
Welcome to the weekend, my mates! Sean and I celebrated our twenty fifth wedding ceremony anniversary this previous week with a number of days away on our personal. We stayed about an hour from residence and it was numerous enjoyable to discover a new-to-us a part of Columbus and some new eating places too.
So, that’s my excuse for the later-than-usual weekly publication in the present day. I’m blissful to be residence now and prepared for the contemporary new week forward.
ON THE BLOG this week: All of the elements we love in basic Chinese language Egg Rolls come collectively on this Egg Roll Stir Fry recipe. That is an irresistible bowl of deconstructed egg rolls and also you’re going to adore it.
Fluffy mashed candy potatoes prime a saucy combination of seasoned floor beef and greens to make this Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie.
Creamy Smoked Salmon Chowder is crammed with carrots, onions, celery, garlic, wine, and a touch of bacon. For those who take pleasure in smoked salmon, you will love this chowder.
Crisp buttery blueberry waffles are a spectacular breakfast treat that will have you coming back for just one more bite till they’re gone.
Talking of breakfast treats, fluffy buttermilk pancakes filled with crumbled breakfast sausage add as much as an entire lot of awesomeness in these Sausage Pancakes.
You understand how a lot I take pleasure in making my very own seasoning mixes, proper? Smokey, salty with a touch of pepper, homemade french fry seasoning takes fries to an entire new stage.
Roasted and drizzled with pure maple syrup, these classic maple roasted carrots are nearly candy-like of their sweetness.
Candy and just a bit bit spicy, this honey sriracha hen stir fry is crammed with bite-size sticky sweet chunks of chicken and tender-crisp peppers. The entire recipe comes collectively in beneath 20 minutes.
What I’m CRAVING: Have you ever tried Sticky Toffee Pudding? It’s a type of issues that I cannot resist when it’s on a dessert menu. Tender, fluffy, extremely moist cake smothered in a toffee caramel sauce is unforgettable. This recipe is on my checklist to strive quickly.
My FAVORITE THING this week is this cuticle oil. It made a visual distinction the very first time I used it. I’m hooked! I’ve tried a lot pricier cuticle lotions, oils, or moisturizers over the previous 12 months or two. This one was the least costly by far and it really works so significantly better than anything I’ve tried.
What I’m WATCHING: The Hunger Games. My youngest son simply completed studying the ebook, so we had been lastly capable of watch it collectively. I liked experiencing it once more by his eyes.
What I’m READING: Saving CeeCee Honeycut by Beth Hoffman. Because of a candy reader who emailed me with this advice, I’m blissful to have a brand new creator to observe. I don’t usually take pleasure in many books advised from a baby’s perspective, however I discovered this one fascinating. Whereas it began out unhappy, this wound up a heartwarming learn. Thanks for the advice, Melinda!
“Peace I go away with you; my peace I give to you. Not because the world provides do I give to you. Let not your hearts agonize, neither allow them to be afraid.” John 14:27 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!