Sincerely, The Breakfast Club

I posted some the  of breakfast foods I made this week and some I have enjoyed over the last couple months.  I just think that breakfast is good any time of the day.

Sarabeth’s Breakfast Cookbook
(a lovely little gift from my sisters)

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Oatmeal, blueberries, strawberries and walnuts.
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Fried Egg and Avocado

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Greek Yogurt, Flax Seed, Granola and Berries.

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Easy as Pie.

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I smile as I look at this Cherry Pie.  We made this pie for Father’s Day…we were so ready to get it in the oven that our rows of crust did not turn out quite like we had planned. But it was still a sweet and delicious treat and was worth every calorie.

I thought of our family and how things don’t always turn out perfect.  Sometimes we don’t look like a family that has it all together but in the end there is laughter, love and a bond that we wouldn’t trade for anything!  Our family is worth every calorie!! 🙂

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Just a “sweet” extra for you, I am learning the more we do for ourselves, the more we can offer our family. I am going through an amazing book and study with friends called  Emotionally Spiritually Healthy. Here is what the book looks  like and the day to day reading.  If you are looking for something to know yourself better and grow, give this book a try.  I think you will really enjoy it and learn a little along the way!

We’re All Mad Here…

..But the Best People Are!

Take a peek at our delightful Tea Party for a dear friend who is retiring…
Great Send off, Great Food, Great Book and Great Quotes.

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I think this was a great way to spend the day since it is “Always Tea Time.”

“…Sometimes I have believed 6 impossible things before breakfast”

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Pretzels are a must!
“EAT ME!!”

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And of course you must have a backdrop!
“I can’t go back to yesterday,
I was a different person back then.”

“i’m not crazy…my reality is just different than yours.”

Thankful for friendships, creativity, food, fun, good books and great relationships!

3 Day Quote Challenge (2)

3-Day Quote Challenge~Day 2

This is day 2 of the quote challenge.  I am posting a quote from Alice in Wonderland that I like.  It may mean something different to me than was intended in the book,  but it is still thought provoking…and cute!  I also love little tea-cups! alice in wonderland 2

It’s Always Tea-Time~Mad Hatter/Alice in Wonderland

 This quote from Alice in Wonderland is so simple. It made me think of special friends that will grab a cup of tea (okay, more like a glass of iced-tea, I am from Texas after all) with me after work just to catch up…thanks Carol!  It makes me appreciate sisters who meet up to have a sister shopping day at Magnolia Market in Waco…thanks Fixer Upper!   I did warn you my interpretation of this quote  was not the same as it was in Wonderland, but it puts a smile on my face when I say it!  (and the Mad Hatter Tea Party would annoy me)!

It’s Always Tea-Time means It’s always time for friends and family and catching up!  

 

I am nominating four of my favorite bloggers to participate in this 3-day challenge and to pass on to three others!  Just post a favorite quote for 3 consecutive days and nominate three others to do the same!

~Travel in History

~Peas Romaine Calm

~With LOVE from the Student Kitchen

Miracles Each Day

3 Day Quote Challenge (1)

3-Day Quote Challenge
Day 1

I was recently challenged by Simply Homemade by Paula to the 3-Day Quote Challenge.  Thank you Paula!   I love her blog!  Go check it out.

My first “quote” is actually a verse found in Psalm 34:8.  I have used this verse many times when taking baked treats to someone special.  I also use this as a creative way to share a verse from the Bible to someone who may need to be encouraged that day.  I hope it encourages you.

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I even had this verse painted on a wall in my kitchen to remind me of God’s goodness in my life.  I think it is a great verse as  well as a challenge.  A challenge to give God a try and see that He is good!

If you accept this 3-day challenge, post 1-3 quotes for 3 consecutive days, nominating 3 fellow bloggers to do the same.

Happy Quoting!:)

I am nominating the following bloggers today to this challenge.

Inspiration Shots

Never A Dull Bling

Mommy Lane Adventures

Thank Heaven for Little Girls

Mother’s Day 2016

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Reading to my little girls each night in bed is something I still miss to this day. I miss hearing them beg for one more book or one more song or one more prayer.  Trace Adkins hit the nail on the head when he sang “You’re gonna miss this”.  My eyes well up with tears each time I hear it…

You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this

Today my girls did many things to make my day special.  One of the sweetest things was to give me a book I read to them as a child.  Each of my girls picked out the book that reminded them of me when they were young.  They wrote a note inside and told  me why this book was special to them and the memories they have of me reading it to them when they were young.  That touched my heart!

They also made me lunch so I could put it on my blog!  They were so thoughtful!  They made a delicious healthy lunch.

Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers  Recipe Here
Strawberry Pecan Salad
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Pink Lemonade

 And last but not least they gave me a new hand mixer for the kitchen.  They know me so well! I love the pink…so pretty. KitchenAid 
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Thankful today for my wonderful daughters and so blessed that God allowed me to walk through this life with them!

WHOPPERS Robin Eggs/Chocolate Chip

WHOPPERS Mini ROBIN EGGS/Chocolate Chip Cookies.  🙂

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I love Robin Eggs!  I always purchase a bag around Easter time and they are usually gone in a day.  I had this bag hidden very well until I was ready to bake!

I used Sally’s recipe from her cookbook Sally’s Candy Addiction: Tasty Truffles, Fudges & Treats for Your Sweet-Tooth Fix.  I simply exchanged the regular size WHOPPERS for the MINI ROBIN EGGS.  These still have the same wonderful flavor…with a touch of pastel…perfect for Spring.

I needed to chill the dough for a couple of hours, so  left to run a few errands.   When I came home I discovered  some of the cookie dough was missing.  Thankfully, I still had enough left to make a couple dozen!  Raw cookie dough does not last long around my house!  These cookies are easy to make, have a wonderful texture and don’t last long!  You can find the recipe on my home page, or here Whopper Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy Spring!

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Here is a quick link to the cookbook from Sally!