The Little Issues E-newsletter # 359 – Life, laughter, and plenty of nice meals!

Welcome to the weekend, my pals! Ohio teased us with some splendidly heat days earlier this week however then despatched a bunch of rain and chilly climate our manner. Whatever the temperatures in the intervening time, spring is unquestionably on the best way. The timber on our property are flowering, there are sunshiny daffodils within the yard, and the solar continues to shine by means of the clouds.

Our Easter traditions are fairly laid again. We’ll be at church tomorrow morning, adopted by dinner at house, after which, if I’m fortunate, there may be more likely to be both a stroll or an extended stroll in my future. I’ll fortunately take both possibility!

ON THE BLOGS this week: Do you want inexperienced chile rooster enchiladas? Do you want rooster pot pie? Do flaky buttery tacky biscuits make you grin? If that’s the case, this Spicy Rooster Pot Pie Casserole goes to make you very blissful.

Creamy gradual cooker ham potato soup with delicate chunks of buttery potatoes and salty-sweet ham is ideal with a salad or simply some crusty bread.

Korean floor beef is the form of dish that each starting and skilled cooks want of their life. The meal comes collectively in minutes and is stuffed with incredible flavors. It’s simpler to make than ordering take-out, saves you cash, and tastes higher too!

Creamy, wealthy, chocolatey Nutella Ice Cream with a melt-in-your-mouth swirl of Nutella blended all through is a dreamy strategy to fulfill your candy tooth this summer season – or this fall, or winter, or just about any time of yr, should you’re me.

Crunchy, tangy, candy pepper cabbage slaw is a welcome variation on traditional creamy coleslaw recipes. Final yr, a reader emailed me this recipe for pepper cabbage (thanks, Amy!) and I’ve had it on my must-try checklist ever since. I lastly had an opportunity to make it final week and it was a success.

Candy peas, salty bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese coated in a creamy, tangy dressing add as much as a straightforward, tasty summer season facet dish. This bacon pea salad is a timeless favourite that may be a welcome addition to any meal.

Floor beef fried rice is each savory and barely candy with a delicate contact of warmth. Better of all, it is a dinner anybody could make in underneath 20 minutes!

For those who might put sunshine and sugar in a jar, I’m satisfied it might style similar to this strawberry compote. When you have entry to completely candy and ripe Florida strawberries proper now, that you must make this asap. And should you’re nonetheless ready for strawberries to return into their season the place you’re, put this in your checklist to make this summer season.

Talking of strawberries, you’re going to wish to set some apart for this buttery candy strawberry espresso cake. Layers of juicy strawberries with a crunchy, pecan and brown sugar topping add as much as a dessert I loved a lot – I had it once more for breakfast with my espresso.

What I’m CRAVING: My pal Tricia makes the prettiest Cottage Pie I’ve ever seen. Have you ever ever seen a lovelier one?? I wish to attempt my hand at that attractive potato topping.

My FAVORITE THING this week is that this journey garments folder. I used to be a whole skeptic earlier than I attempted it and now? I’ll doubtless by no means journey with out it once more. It holds a stack of shirts completely folded and the one creases whenever you unfold them are on the folds. No wrinkles in any respect. I’m tremendous impressed!

What I’m LISTENING to: The Revivalists. I’ve loved their music for a number of years now, however I created a brand new playlist with it this week and now it’s been enjoying on repeat. They’re a mix of other, folk-rock, soul, r&b, Americana, and funk and I just like the music quite a bit.

What I’m READING: Deep Work: Guidelines for Centered Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport. I discussed that I used to be in the midst of studying this one final weekend and I completed it this week. Regardless that it’s full of options and ideas that add as much as fundamental widespread sense, I benefitted from the reminders. There have been a number of strong takeaways and for me that makes it a e book price studying.

Jesus stated to her, “I’m the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, although he die, but shall he reside, and everybody who lives and believes in me shall by no means die. Do you imagine this?” John 11:25-26 ESV

Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!


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