Happy Independence Day weekend, friends! Our village has a great celebration every year and my brother and daughters drive over from Georgia to enjoy it with us. The fun begins today and continues through the 4th. Let’s hope the good weather lasts all weekend!
Watermelon can easily be hand-held wedges or perfect bite-sized cubes for when you’re prepping for some fun food this weekend, and for those of you who are as obsessed with watermelon this summer as we are. Check out this quick video showing how to slice. .
About this week’s blog: Combine crunchy bacon with lettuce, tart tomatoes, creamy hard-boiled eggs, and jalapenos for a creamy, slightly spicy jalapeno BLT pasta salad.
The perfectly even doneness of our Reverse Grilled New York Strip Steak makes every bite a mouthwatering slice of heaven.
Loaded with strong garlic, zesty lemon and red pepper flakes, Cowboy Butter is absolutely mouthwatering when served over steak, vegetables or freshly baked bread.
Sweet grapes, crunchy pecans and vanilla bean sour cream combine in this unexpectedly delicious creamy grape salad. My sons loved it the first time I made it and I couldn’t help but take a bite myself.
Each spicy and tangy flavor is layered in a baking dish to create this sensational taste. Ground Beef Layered Taco Dip. Snack-loving friends will be delighted. Because it’s very light and at the same time hearty enough for dinner at any time of the day.
Learn how to bake zucchini as an easy side dish all summer long. grilled zucchini It has a slightly sweet, crispy edge, smooth and rich texture.
Garden-fresh tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, aromatic basil and a touch of balsamic make for a timeless combination. chopped caprese salad.
soft and crispy Thai green beans with peanut sauce Within 15 minutes, you can have it mild or spicy, depending on your preference.
Sweet strawberries and a summer whisper of crunchy golden Oreos mingle in this lusciously smooth strawberry shortcake ice cream.
If you think rhubarb is only for baked goods, you’ll be surprised by the sweet and slightly tart flavor of this versatile rhubarb. rhubarb sauce. Best eaten warmed up with ice cream!
What I crave: Sean’s favorite salad is the appetizer salad. this is the most beautiful thing i have ever seen. It looks like it’s going to be a big success at the barbecue this weekend.
my favorite this week is this small trash can. Years ago I found a similar cup holder trash can for my car. I like it very much. Unfortunately, Rubbermaid discontinued that vehicle, so they were looking for another one for their other vehicle. I was thrilled when I found this, and I’m happy to say that I like it as much as the original in every way.
Small enough to be discreet in a cup holder, it fits perfectly in a door. I also like that there is no troublesome lid. Small debris fits easily into the opening and stays there without being visible or falling out if the can is bumped.
What I see: From crawfish to forever changed.A friend of mine Billy Parisi You put together this video and shared it with me yesterday. He was shot during a Louisiana-style crayfish stew and is filled with veteran interviews honoring the men who gave their all for their country.
The time is not very long, only 22 minutes. If you have a few minutes this weekend, I highly recommend watching it. It’s inspiring and makes us appreciate what we have. (All earnings from viewing this video benefit https://sentinelsoffreedom.org/. )
What I hear: lookup child By Lauren Daigle. This album is still on repeat here. i’m addicted
“The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a mighty one who saves. He will rejoice in you. He will calm you down with his love.” will sing loudly to please you.” Zephaniah 3:17 ESV
I hope you have a wonderful week full of small things that make you smile!