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June 1, 2019


Welcome to the weekend, my friends! (And welcome to summer too!) We had our last day of school this week and I think Sean and I are every bit as excited about that as our boys are. We’re planning to spend the summer exploring more of Ohio and I can hardly wait.


ON THE BLOG this week: Toffee Coconut Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies combine the chewiness of pudding cookies and the decadence of toffee. This is an easy cookie recipe that’s perfect with each and every bite.


My grandmother’s German Pancakes have been a family favorite for as long as I can remember and I love that you all are enjoying them now.


Sweet and slightly spicy Mongolian Beef with Noodles tastes better than a restaurant meal and you can make it in a fraction of the time required to pick up take-out!


What I’m CRAVING: So many pies caught my attention this week! This No Bake Frozen Peanut Butter Pie by The Food Charlatan and this Cookies and Cream Chocolate Pie by Inside BruCrew Life. Texas Flood Pie by Restless Chipotle is “like Mississippi Mud Pie only better” - and who could resist that?


My FAVORITE THING this week is my new cell phone mount (link HERE). Sean has had this one in his truck for over a year and I finally ordered one for my own vehicle. It’s the easiest to use phone holder ever. And it works beautifully.


What I’m READING: 5 Days in November by Clint Hill (link HERE) This one has been on my reading list for a while now and my hold finally came in from the library. I read it this week and really liked it. Not having lived through JFK’s presidency, this book made it more real in an entirely fresh way. It’s a


“There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.” - Stephen Chbosky


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


Mary


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