Invite to the weekend, my buddies! We’re home once again at last. We had a great deal of enjoyable checking out Tennessee with our youngest child. (And prior to I forget, huge thanks to Mary for emailing me and suggesting we attempt Hillbilly Golf while we remained in Gatlinburg. What an enjoyable afternoon!) Let me simply confess today that I am thrilled not to be leaving home once again till mid-July for our yearly household outdoor camping journey.

Induce the summer season business, barbecues with buddies, and lazy afternoons in the hammock and the rocking chairs. I am all set for all of it. (Lest you believe my life is picturesque at all times, there will likewise be 14,793 meals to clean, stacks of laundry for everybody to do, and much more ordinary jobs.)

However in the middle of all of it, there will be blue skies, sunlight, warm rain that induces horrible humidity (truth check there), and as lots of outside minutes as possible.

ON THE BLOG SITES today: Crisp warm tortillas filled with chicken, bell peppers, and a lot of melting cheese are a fantastic supper or an outstanding method to consume simply a little leftovers. Who would refuse a piping hot chicken fajita quesadilla for lunch? (Not me!)

Red potatoes experienced with Mexican spices are roasted and after that tossed with sauteed onions, peppers, and beans, completed with a handful of hardly wilted, warm spinach in this Black Bean Breakfast Frying Pan. Topped with a soft egg or rushed eggs, this is a hearty and filling, a little hot weekend breakfast that can quickly be doubled to feed a crowd.

Thanks to the magic of sluggish cooking, you can produce these splendidly buttery Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions with nearly no effort at all.

With crispy greens, juicy tomatoes, tender peas, cheddar cheese, a lot of bacon and eggs, and a brilliant, smoky dressing, this old made 7 layer salad provides more than you may be anticipating.

Sweet corn, ripe bell peppers, red onion, and jalapenos are experienced with a collection of fragrant spices and a touch of fresh cilantro to make each spoonful of this Feast Corn an incredible mix of tastes.

Rhubarb Bars with a shortbread crust and tasty rhubarb custard filling are an enjoyable, simple spring dessert. And this Rhubarb Sauce with Strawberry Jello is a preferred old-fashioned rhubarb reward. Serve it over ice cream or consume it in a bowl much like you would applesauce.

Moist, sweet, and gently spiced, this carrot cake with cream cheese icing is the food of which craving for sweets dreams are made.

Chocolate and toasted coconut packed inside chewy blondies, could any dessert perhaps make me better? For the minute, not a possibility. These coconut cookie bars simply plain make me pleased.

Warm and aromatic cinnamon spice mixes completely with cool, creamy ice cream to produce an alluring reward with caramelized pieces of cereal in this Cinnamon Toast Crunch Ice Cream.

What I’m yearning: My buddy Rebecca is on a roll with some genuinely incredible pizza topping mixes. Her Chick Fil A Pizza sounds definitely unbelievable!

My FAVORITE THING today is this easy cheese grater. I have actually had the very same grater (initially from IKEA) for over 15 years now and it’s the handiest grater I have actually ever utilized with its storage container and the rubber grip on the bottom to avoid moving.

I’m enjoyed have actually lastly discovered one on Amazon that I like simply as much and I have actually talented it to a number of individuals currently. It’s such an economical tool and I like it far more than the fancier (and costlier) graters I have actually utilized in the past.

What I’m enjoying: Jesus Transformation. Many individuals suggested this film and yet, I submitted it away psychologically under “oh boy, another Christian film that will have a great message, however will most likely have awful performing and … I truly do not wish to see it.”

I more than happy to inform you that I was incorrect about this one. This film is definitely worth enjoying. It handles to communicate the real message of Christ without being preachy or frustrating. (And the performing is strong too.)

This is the real story of a young hippie’s look for belonging and a function in the 1970s. His course sets into movement a brand-new counterculture motion that not just altered the course of his own life however the lives of many others too.

What I’m LISTENING to: I’m still caring Nathaniel Rateliff a lot. If you have not inspected him out yet, do yourself a favor and offer it a listen today!

” A pleased heart resembles excellent medication, however a damaged spirit drains your strength.” Sayings 17:22 NCV

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