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The Little Issues E-newsletter #299 – Life, laughter, and plenty of nice meals!

Welcome to the weekend, my mates! There’s sunshine within the forecast this week and I’m so pleased to see the snow starting to soften. I’m trying ahead to lastly getting outdoors once more for a stroll or two this week.

ON THE BLOG this week: Hen Tortilla Soup is a fast and simple weeknight dinner. Crammed with beans and barely spicy peppers, this straightforward meal is stuffed with nice flavors.

The basic Texas Sheet Cake is a fabulously moist and scrumptious chocolate cake lined in a wealthy chocolate frosting. This can be a cake for the true chocolate lover. It by no means fails to carry out the pleased moans when individuals style it for the primary time.

Nutty Raisin Oatmeal is stuffed with chewy raisins, crunchy nuts, brown sugar, and butter. It reveals up on our breakfast desk a minimum of a few days every month – if no more typically than that. My household’s love of oatmeal is a well-documented factor. (You may take a look at all the oatmeal recipes on this web site for proof of that.) This straightforward stove-top oatmeal is certainly one of our favorites.

Pork Carnitas are bites of pork which can be cooked till soften in your mouth tender; then the pork is roasted at a excessive temperature simply till caramelized and crisp on the perimeters. Served with rice, in tacos, over mac ‘n cheese, or piled on a salad, carnitas are at all times successful.

English Muffin Bread? Oh, sure. All the pieces you like about English muffins is ready for you on this loaf of completely toastable English muffin bread. These nooks and crannies? These little crevices that maintain melting swimming pools of butter? It’s all right here.

What I’m CRAVING: As you might already know, Carrot Cake is certainly one of Sean and my favourite desserts. It’s simply a kind of must-have meals for us, anytime we spy a slice on a dessert menu. So, naturally, these Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls have been calling my title (loudly!) ever since my good friend Rebecca informed me about them.

What I’m READING: Prayer within the Night time by Tish Harrison Warren. I completely cherished this e book. I’m studying it now for the second time. Not being conversant in the Anglican Church, the prayer of Compline was new to me, nevertheless it’s completely lovely and has introduced me a lot peace. The follow of prayer corrects our imaginative and prescient over time. We be taught to observe for what’s throughout us each minute—mercy, magnificence, thriller, and a God who by no means ceases to attend and watch with us.

This e book is gorgeous, heart-wrenching, encouraging, and a lot extra. I want I may present it to everybody I do know. “One cause we pray is in order that the love of God would possibly stop to be a spent and musty thought and as an alternative develop into our gentle—the illumination by which we see the whole lot.”

What I’m WATCHING: Twin Peaks. My oldest son is a huge fan of this collection and he’s lastly worn me down and satisfied me to observe it with him. To this point, it’s simply complicated as heck, however I’m hoping it’s going to come collectively into one thing that makes a bit extra sense. Are any of you followers of the collection?

What I’m LISTENING to: Peace Like A River: The Hymns Challenge by Chris Rice. This has been a favourite album for me for a few years now. (And sure, I do discover it amusing that I’ve an album of church hymns in my prime 10 checklist, together with Def Leppard and Queen.) 

I’ve been beginning my workday mornings with these songs for weeks now. I don’t suppose there’s something higher than a every day reminder that it really IS effectively with my soul. 

“Belief within the LORD with all of your coronary heart And don’t lean by yourself understanding.” – Proverbs 3:5 NASB

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


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