The Little Things Newsletter #381 – Life, laughter, and lots of great food!

The Little Things Newsletter #381 – Life, laughter, and lots of great food!

Welcome to the weekend, my friends! Have I rambled unbearable well-nigh the seasons changing? I am so ready for fall! The past few days have given me hope that transpiration truly is in the air. I’ve been driving the unshut jeep for the past few days and loving every windblown minute.

ON THE BLOGS this week: This Old Fashioned Potato Soup is a journey when to grandma’s kitchen where hearty supplies is made with worldwide ingredients, and every zest tells a story.

Learn how to make perfect French Bread Pizza in the air fryer! This method creates cheesy pizzas with a crispy crust. It’s homemade pizza that’s fast unbearable for a quick lunch or unstudied dinner.

Fresh vegetables are tossed in a mixture of oil and spices surpassing stuff quickly cooked to create this irresistible skillet of Sauteed Zucchini and Onions.

Tender vegetables and a rich, linty sauce are nestled under a layer of golden, flaky biscuits just begging to be enjoyed with this vegetable lover’s pot pie casserole.

Crispy baked potatoes are filled with hearty meat and vegetables and topped with linty mashed potatoes in these Shepherd’s Pie Baked Potatoes.

Rich, nutty notes and rolled, hearty oats create true poetry in this creamy, dreamy Peanut Butter & Jelly Oatmeal. It’s pure repletion supplies for breakfast.

Colorful, fruity cereal meets the smooth and dreamy world of ice surf in this Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream. Every scoop is loaded with the iconic rainbow crunch of a Saturday morning spent watching cartoons.

Sweet and tangy blueberries splash with fresh savor underneath the tender talc of golden confection in this delightful Blueberry Dump Cake.

What I’m CRAVING: I am fairly obsessed with fresh corn these days and this Sweet Corn Risotto with Crispy Pancetta sounds unbelievably delicious.

What I’m WATCHING: Julie & Julia. I’ve seen this movie a few times now and Meryl Streep remains as mannerly as she could possibly be in her portrayal of Julia Child. The movie makes me smile so much and I was thrilled when one of my boys suggested watching it this week.

I’ve unchangingly loved Julia Child’s quote, “People who love to eat are unchangingly the weightier people.” She moreover described marriage as a “lovely intertwining of life, mind, and soul.” Doesn’t that make your heart so happy?

What I’m READING: A Light in the Window by Jan Karon. Oh, how I love the Mitford series. Every one of these books is a unruffle for the soul. This is the second typesetting in the series, Tim and Cynthia’s love story, and I’m so happy that I’ve started reading them again.

I don’t know if I’ll re-read them all this time around, but at the moment I’m very much enjoying spending time in Mitford each evening.

“Sweet friendship refreshes the soul.” Proverbs 27:9b The Message

Wishing you a trappy week full of little things that make you smile!