Pleased New Yr, my pals! Do you do not forget that tune, “that is the tune that by no means ends?” It simply goes on and on, my pals. I’ve had it taking part in in my thoughts on repeat all afternoon, with the phrase “flu” swapped in for “tune.” Somebody in my household has been sick with one factor or one other ever since Thanksgiving and we’re all sooooo over it.
I believed we have been within the clear ultimately and go determine, one of many boys spiked a fever yesterday. Tremendous tremendous enjoyable instances. Nonetheless, once I assume again to where we were a year ago, with Sean within the hospital and so many unknowns in our future, I’m grateful past phrases for a easy cussed flu bug. Right here’s hoping for a contented and wholesome begin to the brand new 12 months for all of us!
“God is our refuge and energy, a really current assist in hassle. Subsequently we is not going to concern although the earth offers manner, although the mountains be moved into the center of the ocean, although its waters roar and foam, although the mountains tremble at its swelling.” Psalm 46:1-3 ESV
ON THE BLOG this week: Roasted candy potatoes and Brussels sprouts are pure awesomeness from start to finish. Including salty bacon and a splash of vinegar makes this one heck of a improbable aspect dish.
This easy baked spinach artichoke dip is creamy, wealthy, and stuffed with nice flavors. My household jogs my memory fairly recurrently that there’s nothing below the solar that isn’t enhanced by the inclusion of bacon.
Savory ham and cheddar cheese are layered into these fluffy biscuits. Served on their very own or with a plate of scrambled eggs for breakfast or alongside a bowl of soup for dinner, these biscuits disappear nearly as shortly as I could make them.
This creamy, wealthy sluggish cooker potato soup with a sprinkling of rosemary and thyme simmers within the crock-pot all through the day, till you’re able to eat. I’ve been calling this my “Busy Day Potato Soup” for years.
Spiced pear oatmeal is stuffed with rolled oats, cooked pears, cinnamon, brown sugar, and butter. It’s a weekday breakfast delight that you would be able to make in only a few minutes. When you’ve gotten a number of extra minutes to spare, these Banana Coconut Pancakes topped with butter and syrup are a candy and attractive solution to change up your weekend pancake routine.
Need to know methods to make gooey, soft, and chewy Rice Krispie Treats? Whether or not you’re serving them after dinner, taking them to a potluck, or just making them for a enjoyable snack along with your children after college, learn how to make rice crispy treats that prove completely each time!
My FAVORITE THING this week is this MOBI game. The sport is just like Bananagrams, however you create linked math equations as an alternative of phrases. It would sound slightly bit difficult, however I promise it isn’t.
You possibly can maintain it so simple as you want with addition and subtraction or combine it up with multiplication and division. The sport is designed for ages 6+. Nonetheless, I performed with my 19 yr previous and fortunately used the essential tiles whereas he challenged himself extra by utilizing the extra advanced tiles and making it harder.
What I’m WATCHING: The Peripheral. I like new sci-fi twists and this was a wonderful watch. As my husband was fast to level out, the present could be very loosely primarily based on Gibson’s e-book by the identical identify, nonetheless, the e-book stands alone properly. I’ve by no means learn Gibson and loved the present, whereas my husband learn and loved the e-book actually loved it as properly.
What I’m READING: Spilled Milk by Ok.L. Randis. I don’t usually suggest tales of abuse, however this e-book isn’t like many others that I’ve learn. It’s a narrative of survival and the main focus just isn’t on the abuse itself.
Nothing is sugar-coated within the e-book, every little thing concerning the creator’s childhood was ugly and horrifying. Nonetheless, her story of how arduous it was to navigate the felony justice system so as to carry him to justice ought to be obligatory studying for anybody who works with victims of these kind of crimes.
“Peace I go away with you; my peace I give to you. Not because the world offers do I give to you. Let not your hearts worry, neither allow them to be afraid.” John 14:27 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!