Showing posts from April, 2018

recipes worth sharing

I have just a handful of recipes to share today. Most new recipes we tried this month didn't earn enough love at the dinner table to share them with you. Otherwise, in regards to the recipes I do share below, the images belong to the original blogger of the recipe. Enjoy!

Foodie with Family: Homemade Lemon Pepper Seasoning
If you ever need lemon pepper seasoning but don't have any in the cupboard (or it goes rancid like mine did), this is easy peasy to whip up with other spices you likely have in your cabinet.
image: Foodie with Family
Life Love Liz: Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet
This recipe comes from my friend, Leanne. This is a quick one skillet deal that also heats up nicely for leftovers, if you have any.
image: Life Love Liz
Simply Scratch: Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach
I honestly can't remember anything about this recipe, but I know I made it and liked it. I think I made it with rice, but I cannot even remember that either. (Clearly it was so remarkable?)

tree swing

There is always so much fun to be had from a swing on a long rope in a tree.

The slide is still fun, too.

another Easter

On Sunday, we celebrated Easter as Great-Grammy and Great-Pop-Pop were back from Florida. It was a beautiful day for an egg hunt.

Saturday morning

guest blogger: Anna

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On Saturday, we played my new memory game.

Then we played outside on our bikes.

It was a beautiful day (and much warmer than my birthday)!

a bunny birthday

For Anna's birthday, she requested a bunny party at Branchwood Park. We found some bunny plates during Easter season at the Dollar Tree.

We popped some popcorn (which is so hilarious).

We brought along our bunnies for some decoration and grabbed a box of bunny grahams that were on sale. (That's about as far as the bunny theme went.)

It was so cold and windy - notice the happy birthday banner blowing to unreadable.

It was so cold that Anna and Jesse sat in the back of the minivan to warm up until their friends arrived. A giant bunny took their photo through the car window.

Friends arrived - in winter coats.

After 45 minutes, the birthday girl was next-to-tears between being cold and having a fever. So we called it quits on the party. We headed back to our house where Anna (and her fever) snuggled under a blanket. She took a break from snuggling to open another gift from some visiting friends.

We will be coloring our driveway for months and years.

So sorry you were sick on your …