Welcome to the weekend, pals! Brace your self, I’m climate obsessed as soon as once more. It was 90 levels on Wednesday and 60 levels on Thursday. Fall has arrived and I’m so very a lot right here for it. I really like the crisp climate, the sweatshirts, the nice and cozy mugs of tea and occasional within the morning, the crunching leaves on the sidewalks, and the good blue skies that flip grey in a second. I find it irresistible all.
I spent a day this week exploring Amish nation with some pals and it couldn’t have been extra excellent. Should you’re wherever close to my space, I extremely advocate each Yoder Amish House Excursions and The Farm at Walnut Creek. (The Farm is like nothing else I’ve ever seen!) I’ve already advised my household that we’re going to drive up for a day quickly. I can hardly wait to see my boys expertise all of it.
ON THE BLOG this week: Crisp tortillas full of saucy bbq hen and melting cheese add as much as these BBQ Hen Quesadillas. They’re a bit bit spicy, and awesomely tacky, and they’re a very fashionable lunch in our home.
This Pineapple Mango Smoothie is a refreshingly scrumptious and naturally candy kid-approved inexperienced vegetable and fruit smoothie.
Cranberry Apple Walnut Oatmeal is a tart and candy body-warming dish excellent for filling these bellies earlier than a busy day.
This easy-as-can-be sheet pan dinner has develop into a favourite in a lot of your houses over the previous two years. It solely takes about 5 minutes of effort to toss the hen, potatoes, and inexperienced beans in a easy lemon and herb French dressing earlier than roasting till tender and crisp.
Chewy edges, loopy moist blondies, and a crackling crust add as much as these mouthwatering, barely candy Apple Brownies. Oh. my. phrase. Associates! How have I by no means had apple brownies prior to now? They’re AMAZING. Enormous because of my pal Katie for telling me about them and inspiring me to strive the recipe.
What I’m CRAVING: This Apple Cider Sangria sounds so good! Fall is right here and I’m prepared for all of the enjoyable fall flavors.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these tremendous useful little capsule organizers. They’re loopy low-cost they usually’re the best little journey factor ever. I’m capable of carry simply each doable drugs the household would possibly want in case of illness and the little field takes up nearly no house in any respect.
What I’m WATCHING: Moving into Fashion. This was such a enjoyable film for a Friday night time. It’s a lighthearted, heartwarming comedy with an superior forged. I assumed after we began it that the film was going to be a enjoyable one, however I really like that my teenagers loved it much more than I did.
What we’re READING: The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry. Should you haven’t learn The Giver or if it’s been some time, it is a actually superior learn. Our entire household has learn it over time. My youngest son simply learn it a few weeks in the past and instantly requested me to obtain the remainder of the books from the library.
This isn’t a collection within the conventional sense. (It doesn’t have a steady storyline that runs chronologically from e book one to e book 4.) The books are extra of a set of 4 distinct and separate tales related by a typical theme. The characters overlap within the ultimate e book to offer a strong ending for the tales.
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I gives you relaxation.” Matthew 11:28
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!