Invite to the weekend, good friends! I hope that your Thanksgiving was whatever you desired it to be this year. (And if you do not commemorate Thanksgiving, I’m wanting you a fantastic weekend too!) We had an excellent go to with household and I’m gladly taking pleasure in some sofa time and video games with my kids this weekend.

ON THE BLOG SITE today: Tangy cranberry pancakes topped with maple syrup make rising on the weekend a bit simpler. I’ll be making these a couple more times for specific prior to cranberry season pertains to an end.

Mentioning syrup, brown sugar and butter can be simmered together to produce a caramel toffee-flavored homemade syrup like absolutely nothing you have actually ever tasted. This sauce is no alternative to maple syrup, Brown Butter Homemade Syrup is incredible all by itself.

Crisp child spinach, spring mix lettuces, tart apples, sweet raisins, crispy almonds, and the supreme honey cider salad dressing are integrated to produce this great Spinach Apple Salad.

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls are for those people who like standard cabbage rolls practically as much as we dislike the time it requires to roll and bake them. Bites of juicy hamburger with fluffy rice and tasty tomato sauce are made much better in this easy one-skillet meal.

Simply in case you have not yet attempted it, a number of you went definitely insane over this Cranberry Jalapeno Dip for Thanksgiving. “The sweet heat that you can not stop consuming” is the very best method to explain this velvety cranberry jalapeno dip. I am snacking on some this afternoon as I compose this and I want to wager I’ll be making more this weekend.

Oven-roasted cabbage with balsamic and roasted onions is absolutely nothing except an insane fixation for me at this moment. Attempt it as soon as and you will comprehend.

Do you have remaining turkey? Attempt including it to this potato and veggie soup for a hearty meal that you’re specific to appreciate. With some rolls and jalapeno honey butter on the side, this is a supper I’m currently eagerly anticipating consuming tomorrow.

What I’m yearning: Honestly? Not a lot. Amusing how a day of feasting does that to us, does not it? Though I’m most likely to be polishing off the remainder of the Strawberry Pretzel Salad with every meal till it’s done.

My FAVORITE THING today is Bananagrams. I played this video game all week with both the grownups and the kids and all of us had a great deal of enjoyable. (I have fun with my kids typically and we like it.) It’s such enjoyable to see the youngsters figure it out and it’s constantly a blast with the linguists and wordsmiths in the household too. (I connected to the two-pack of this video game since it’s a shrieking offer on sale today!)

What I’m READING: 22 Seconds by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (link HERE) This is the most current book in the Women’s Murder Club series and I enjoyed it. Sadly, as tends to occur with bigger series of books, after 20 books things undoubtedly get a bit dull sometimes, nevertheless, I still enjoy this series.

The very first 10-15 books in this series are truly excellent checks out though if you’re trying to find something brand-new. The series is focused around a murder investigator, medical inspector, criminal offense press reporter, and district lawyer who are buddies in addition to primary gamers through these stories. While I still delight in the brand-new books, I do not tend to get on them as quickly as they’re launched nowadays.

What I’m seeing: Dad of the Bride-to-be. This is Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, and Kimberly Williams at their finest. I smiled when I saw it appear as a totally free watch on Amazon Prime a few days ago. I still like this film as much as I did the very first time I enjoyed it.

This is feel-good family-friendly humor that I hope never ever heads out of design. (I did a double-take when I discovered that it was launched over thirty years earlier!) It’s absolutely a film worth viewing once again if it’s been a while.

” Applaud the LORD. Offer thanks to the LORD, for he is great; his love sustains permanently.” Psalms 106:1

Wanting you a lovely week filled with little things that make you smile!