Welcome to the weekend, my associates! We’ve been in Arizona for the previous couple of days, preparing for our annual household tenting journey, and I certain am trying ahead to the cooler climate up within the mountains. Need a peek at a few of our previous tenting journeys? You possibly can find them all here.
With 7 siblings and a complete lot of nieces and nephews now, tenting has confirmed to be the best solution to get us all collectively in a single place. Not everybody makes it yearly, however even when our crowd is smaller, it’s nonetheless a complete lot of enjoyable.
ON THE BLOGS this week: The best ever BBQ Meatloaf is right here so as to add selection to your dinner desk! Take a straightforward meatloaf recipe and make it even higher with the addition of tangy barbecue sauce and bacon.
Jalapenos and cheddar cheese make this Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad a assured win. With a creamy, spicy dressing and smoky bites of bacon and egg all through the salad, it’s a crowd favourite.
Crisp broccoli florets mingle with savory bites of smoky bacon, tangy cheddar cheese, and zesty pink onion on this awesome broccoli salad. Every chew affords a pleasant steadiness of textures and a terrific mixture of wealthy, creamy, and savory notes.
Juicy, salty kielbasa sausage and tender-crisp cabbage is a match made in meals heaven. With the addition of some chopped onions and garlic, this Sausage Stir Fry turns into a easy one-pan dinner the entire household loves.
A fast and straightforward, flavorful aspect dish is only some minutes away with this Bell Pepper Rice recipe. Combining jasmine rice, contemporary bell peppers, and rooster (or vegetable) inventory, this rice is a staple in our home.
Crispy tortillas, candy corn, and gooey cheese mix to create these flavorful, hearty Mexican Street Corn Quesadillas. Whether or not served as a noon snack or a last-minute dinner choice, the entire household is certain to like these quesadillas.
Fluffy Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes layered with candy strawberry compote, contemporary strawberries, and whipped cream are a breakfast dream come true.
Creamy Cookie Monster Ice Cream stuffed with chunks of Oreo and chocolate chip cookies is a success with all cookie-loving children and adults!
What I’m CRAVING: Watermelon Margaritas are calling my title. Contemporary watermelon meets Serrano peppers together with a splash of tequila to make this unforgettable drink. They’re a little bit bit spicy and a litte bit candy and they’re summer time sipping perfection.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are my wireless earbuds. My entire household has these they usually’re the perfect ever for street journeys. It nonetheless surprises me simply how cheap they’re contemplating how effectively they carry out. I’ve gifted them to quite a few folks over time we’ve had ours.
What I’m READING: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld. This can be a trendy retelling of Satisfaction & Prejudice and it was a enjoyable learn. Should you’re a die-hard Jane Austen fan, this one most likely isn’t for you, however I loved it loads.
What I’m LISTENING to: Foxlore by The Crane Wives. My center son Ben will get an enormous thanks for introducing me to this one. They’re an indie people band and I’ve actually loved all the pieces I’ve heard thus far.
“He’ll wipe away each tear from their eyes, and demise shall be no extra, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor ache anymore, for the previous issues have handed away.” Revelation 21:4 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!