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The Little Issues Publication #345 – Life, laughter, and many nice meals!

Pleased New Yr, my buddies! Do you do not forget that tune, “that is the tune that by no means ends?” It simply goes on and on, my buddies. I’ve had it enjoying 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 assumed we have been within the clear ultimately and go determine, one of many boys spiked a fever yesterday. Tremendous tremendous enjoyable instances. Nonetheless, after I suppose again to the place we have been a yr in the past, 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 yr for all of us!

“God is our refuge and energy, a really current assist in bother. Subsequently we won’t concern although the earth provides manner, although the mountains be moved into the guts 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 begin to end. Including salty bacon and a splash of vinegar makes this one heck of a incredible facet dish.

This straightforward baked spinach artichoke dip is creamy, wealthy, and filled with nice flavors. My household jogs my memory fairly recurrently that there’s nothing underneath the solar that’s not 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 virtually as shortly as I could make them.

This creamy, wealthy gradual cooker potato soup with a sprinkling of rosemary and thyme simmers within the crock-pot all through the day, till you might be able to eat. I’ve been calling this my “Busy Day Potato Soup” for years.

Spiced pear oatmeal is filled with rolled oats, cooked pears, cinnamon, brown sugar, and butter. It’s a weekday breakfast delight which you can make in only a few minutes. When you might have a couple of extra minutes to spare, these Banana Coconut Pancakes topped with butter and syrup are a candy and engaging method to change up your weekend pancake routine.

Need to know learn how to make gooey, smooth, 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 the way to make rice crispy treats that prove completely each time!

What I’m CRAVING: I like a terrific Brussels Sprouts Salad (<– I may fortunately eat that one each week!) and this Asian Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad by Thyme and Pleasure sounds scrumptious too. 

My FAVORITE THING this week is this MOBI sport. The sport is much like Bananagrams, however you create related math equations as an alternative of phrases. It would sound just a little bit sophisticated, however I promise it isn’t.

You possibly can preserve 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 outdated and fortunately used the fundamental tiles whereas he challenged himself extra by utilizing the extra complicated 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 based mostly on Gibson’s e-book by the identical identify, nevertheless, 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 nicely. 

What I’m READING: Spilled Milk by Okay.L. Randis. I don’t usually advocate 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 shouldn’t be on the abuse itself.

Nothing is sugar-coated within the e-book, the whole lot concerning the writer’s childhood was ugly and horrifying. Nonetheless, her story of how laborious it was to navigate the felony justice system to be able to convey him to justice ought to be obligatory studying for anybody who works with victims of some of these crimes.

“Peace I go away with you; my peace I give to you. Not because the world provides 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 filled with little issues that make you smile!




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