Welcome to the weekend, my mates! I’m headed out to our native farmer’s market this morning for his or her Fall Harvest Pageant. After that, possibly a motorbike trip after which a while on the sofa with a e book. It’s thrills a minute over right here and I’m joyful about all of it. I’m trying ahead to a comfy day and night time at house earlier than the whirlwind that’s our October begins. I feel a pot of the easiest and tastiest chili sounds nearly good for dinner tonight.
ON THE BLOGS this week: This Broccoli Slaw is stuffed with crunchy ribbons of broccoli and carrots, paper-thin onions, candy chewy cranberries, and pecans earlier than being tossed in a light-weight, tangy dressing. You’re going to like all the totally different textures on this salad!
Wealthy and savory floor beef is seasoned with a touch of fragrant spices, beneath a fluffy layer of mashed candy potatoes. This Ground Beef Sweet Potato Casserole is a hearty dinner you’re positive to like.
Roasted carrots and beets supply a terrific mixture of earthy sweetness and caramelized richness. For an actual deal with, drizzle the roasted greens with a tangy, barely candy balsamic glaze to boost each flavor-packed chew.
Tender chunks of rooster, creamy cannellini beans, and candy corn all swim in a velvety, spiced broth that’s simply begging to be devoured. This White Chicken Chili with Corn has simply the correct quantity of warmth.
As tasty as it’s nutritious, this Mango Banana Spinach Smoothie highlights the tropical sweetness of mango and the creaminess of bananas.
The nostalgic magic of a banana cut up meets the morning consolation of pancakes scorching off the griddle in these Banana Split Pancakes.
The satisfying crunch of Nutter Butter cookies in creamy selfmade ice cream makes this Nutter Butter Ice Cream positively irresistible.
Fudgy chocolate mint brownie with a wealthy, clean chocolate ganache, what’s to not love? These mint brownies are comprised of scratch and they’re the most effective you’ll discover!
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these leggings. I nonetheless completely love them. I’ve been sporting them for a few years now. (I discussed them in a e-newsletter a few 12 months in the past.) They wash nice and I can hardly inform my oldest pairs from the newer ones. I’ve by no means had leggings that wash so effectively. They’re good sufficient to put on for greater than a exercise and the tremendous excessive waist is incredible. I put on them virtually every single day both to the gymnasium or once I’m out for a stroll.
What I’m WATCHING: Lady and the Tramp. My children and I have been chatting just a few weeks in the past and realized that there are a handful of Disney classics that they’ve by no means seen. It was a lot enjoyable to introduce them to this one!
Listening to and watching the Bella Notte sequence (music clip HERE) introduced such a smile to my face. I most likely hadn’t seen this film in 20 or 30 years and it made me wish to re-watch many extra of those classics.
What I’m READING: The Lonely Hearts Book Club by Lucy Gilmore. This e book was merely charming. It’s a light-weight examine a younger insecure librarian and a grouchy previous curmudgeon who type an unlikely friendship via an impulsive e book membership thought. I initially picked the e book up as a result of it was really useful by the library app, and it took me just a few chapters to essentially get into it. However the characters all will develop on you and the story actually is good.
“Keep in mind not the previous issues, nor take into account the issues of previous. Behold, I’m doing a brand new factor; now it springs forth, do you not understand it? I’ll make a manner within the wilderness and rivers within the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!