Welcome to the weekend, my pals! I’ve been exterior as a lot as potential this week, absorbing this beautiful fall climate. I’m studying a e-book proper now the place one of many characters is aggravated with Anne Shirley’s October quote, as he insists October is an terrible month for climate, and I simply needed to giggle to myself as this has grow to be one in every of my favourite months.
“I’m so glad I reside in a world the place there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Inexperienced Gables
ON THE BLOGS this week: Heat hash browns, crumbled bacon, eggs, and cheese create an Amish Breakfast Casserole that is pure morning magic.
Roasted candy potatoes, crisp heat child spinach, and spicy breakfast sausage are all topped with an egg on this Sweet Potato Hash.
Tender hen and a rainbow of greens mingle with noodles in a smoky chipotle sauce to make this Chipotle Hen Pasta an easy dinner that is out of this world.
Tender, juicy meatloaf is seasoned to melt-in-your-mouth perfection and smothered in a wealthy, velvety mushroom gravy that’s so good you’ll wish to lick the spoon. Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy is your subsequent favourite dinner.
Creamy, traditional mashed potatoes are elevated with the sharp and tangy taste of white cheddar cheese in these White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes.
Sliced recent apples, with a drizzle of peanut butter and honey, topped with a handful of crunchy chocolate peanut butter granola add as much as a plate of the best ever Apple Nachos.
Freshly brewed espresso is poured over creamy vanilla ice cream to create Affogato, an Italian dessert that is a marriage made in flavor heaven.
Juicy peaches, cinnamon, and brown sugar bubble merrily beneath an irresistible fluffy crust on this Crockpot Peach Cobbler.
What I’m CRAVING: Creamy mashed potatoes are topped with breaded hen, cheese, corn, and gravy to make these Chicken Mashed Potato Bowls! Oh my phrase, why have I by no means considered doing this?
My FAVORITE THING this week is this set of pillows. Over the previous few years, I’ve changed nearly each pillow in our residence with these pillows. And our company virtually all the time ask the place the pillows within the visitor room are from. I don’t know if there’s magical sleeping mud in them or in the event that they’re really simply plain excellent, however I nonetheless actually like them.
I first shared these pillows with you just a few years in the past and this was what I stated: “I do not know what’s in these pillows that makes them “gel cooling pillows” however oh my phrase, they’re so comfy! They’re the proper mixture of sentimental and agency.”
What I’m LISTENING to: Shaken By A Low Sound by Crooked Nonetheless. That is one other group I’ve discovered by the use of The Revivalists, Nathaniel Rateliff, Drew Holcomb, The Crane Wives, and so many different nice upbeat, folk-influenced, Americana, indie teams. I’ve been taking part in this album on repeat this week and don’t see that altering any time quickly. It’s an incredible one.
What I’m READING: Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life by Louis Zamperini and David Rensin. Having learn Unbroken, I’m an enormous fan of Louis Zamperini and I wished to learn extra about the remainder of his life.
Nevertheless, I didn’t discover this e-book to be anyplace close to as inspiring as I anticipated it to be. The e-book is crammed with commonsense recommendation very similar to many different self-help model books in the present day. In comparison with Unbroken, this e-book was actually a little bit of a letdown, however I used to be sufficient in studying extra about the remainder of his life to complete studying it.
“Be sturdy and brave. Don’t concern or be in dread of them, for it’s the Lord your God who goes with you. He won’t depart you or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!