Five Little Things
Five little things I loved this week: Raspberries Oh the raspberries. They are perfect this time of year. Plump and juicy, sweet and plentiful in the markets. This really is the best time for them! I love it in so many ways, from salad dressing,…
Five little things I loved this week:
Oh the raspberries. They are perfect this time of year. Plump and juicy, sweet and plentiful in the markets. This really is the best time for them! I love it in so many ways, from salad dressing, to Berry Crisp Parfaits, to Raspberry Jam Brownies. I’m also smitten with Sukaina from Sips and Spoonful’s Raspberry and Coconut Summer Cake, Barb from Creative Culinary’s Raspberry Vodka Mojito, and Kankana from Playful Cooking’s Raspberry Ricotta Chocolate Cake. Berry inspirational. (Sorry, I get my corny humor from my dad.)
Neighbors and Sangria
Speaking of berries, I used a bunch in a delicious sangria last weekend as we gathered with neighbors to toast the beginning of summer. I just love these last minute block parties, relaxing by the fire pit, and letting the little ones play to their heart’s content without a bedtime in mind. I can’t wait to share the sangria recipe with you, do stay tuned.
Instavideo – Yay or Nay?
When Instagram rolled out their new video capabilities, I was really put off. I even resisted. The main reason I am a huge fan of Instagram is because it is peaceful, scrolling through images, little time capsules of lives connected through the interwebs. But I was curious. So I upgraded my app. And watched the first video. It was a pinch-worthy, chubby baby, and I have to admit, it was nice to see families come to life. So, I’m torn. Do I love it or hate it? Not sure yet. But I did give it a try, with some Italian Wedding Soup. Not sure if I’ll do more videos, but it was fun!
Thelma & Louise
I’m not talking about Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon. I’m talking about the adorable two-headed turtle that recently hatched at the San Antonio Zoo. Aptly named Thelma and Louise, I think they should make friends with the two-faced cat, don’t you?
This is 200 Calories
A fun (or perhaps not so fun) way to visually appreciate 200 calories, from the minds behind AsapSCIENCE. (Click here if the video does not appear in your browser.)
Happy Friday, everyone! Can you believe it’s almost July??? What do you have planned for the 4th!?
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