Welcome to the weekend, my associates! This previous weekend with my sisters was nice enjoyable – in an entire lot of snow. We arrived at my sister’s cabin (pictured above) to seek out way more snow than we anticipated. We settled in for the evening after which loved a unbelievable hike within the snow the subsequent day earlier than we headed again down the mountain.
I lastly made it again house on Wednesday evening (because of canceled and rescheduled connecting flights attributable to storms), simply in time to benefit from the snow that has lastly drifted our manner right here in Ohio. The entire household is house and tucked inside this weekend. I’m sipping a latte, snacking on popcorn, and having fun with the odor of this chili simmering on the range whereas I write this article.
ON THE BLOGS THIS WEEK: Mild and fluffy, barely tangy, Buttermilk Pancakes – these are the diner model pancakes that you just love. This recipe is the rationale there may be at all times buttermilk in our fridge.
Savory floor beef mingles with the earthy goodness of carrots and peas beneath a heat blanket of tacky mashed potatoes on this Irish Cottage Pie.
Irresistibly crispy and nutty sprouts are balanced with candy and tender caramelized carrots on this recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Carrots.
Gooey cheese, barely candy peppers, flavorful mushrooms, and a not-so-secret ingredient come collectively to make this simple Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole a surefire hit.
Splendidly easy to make, and with an extremely daring vanilla taste, Philadelphia Style Ice Cream is arms down, the perfect easy vanilla ice cream I’ve ever made.
Heath Bar Cookies begin with a chocolate chip cookie dough base, however along with these melting semi-sweet morsels, these wealthy buttery cookies comprise the toffee-tastic magic of Heath bars.
What I’m CRAVING: This quite simple Shrimp Avocado Salad is looking my identify. And fortunately, I’ve all the pieces I have to make it already in the home.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these cinnamon sugar pretzels. Oh. My. Phrase. I’ve discovered a brand new favourite snack. As a lot as I’ve loved the unique Dot’s pretzels for years now (and nonetheless do), these cinnamon sugar pretzels are an entire new ballgame. They’re irresistibly candy and salty. They remind me of churros and I can’t resist snacking on them day by day.
What I’m READING: Bright Lights, Big Christmas by Mary Kay Andrews. This was such a candy e-book! I really like a fantastic vacation learn and this one made me grin and sigh and need to meet half the characters in actual life. This was well worth the prolonged wait on the library holds checklist.
What I’m LISTENING to: Strangers No More by Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. As soon as once more, I’ve this album on repeat. I’ve been listening to it almost day by day for a few weeks now. I really like so lots of the songs on this one.
“Draw close to to God, and he’ll draw close to to you.” James 4:8 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!