Sample Saturday

Good Morning. Today is an extra-special Saturday because tomorrow is Resurrection Sunday! I hope you and your family enjoy celebrating.

Kisses and Kiddos

The Origin of a Spouse Date Night - The Romantic Vineyard shares this very creative idea for a date centered around your spouse’s hometown. What a fun alternative to dinner and a movie!

Surprise Him! - Straight to the point advice from The Generous Wife.

I Crave A Successful Birthday Party for My Son - This beautiful post over at mamacravings has some fun party ideas and a great reminder about prioritizing the things that really matter.

Yumminess

Peanut Butter and Jelly Coffee Cake - This breakfast treat from Two Peas & Their Pod might just be the perfect blend of peanut butter, jelly, and streusel topping.

Italian Easter Bread - I’ve always wondered how to make one of those beautiful braided loaves with the dyed eggs on top, and now I can thanks to this post over at Pennies on a Platter.

Grapefruit and Avocado Guacamole - This dip over at The Curvy Carrot sounds really interesting, and the color combination is beautiful!

Just for Fun and Giggles

Geeky Easter Eggs - Here’s a fun collection of geek-inspired Easter Eggs compiled by Jen over at Epbot. You can also click here to see her own awesome, Portal-inspired Easter Eggs.

The 10 Commandments of Chick-Fil-A - Stuff Christians Like has the perfect list of unwritten rules for enjoying Chick-Fil-A. I’m surprised “Eat More Chicken” isn’t one of them.

And for those of you who wonder what happened to the dinosaurs, there is this:

This is how the dinosaurs really went extinct...

Enjoy your weekend!

Sample Saturday

Good Morning! Here’s this week’s roundup of my favorite posts.

Kisses and Kiddos

Be 3D - The Generous Wife reminds us that the key to a woman being a good wife and mother is being secure in who she is and confident in the talents God gave her.

On Remembering What’s Most Important - Seeking a simple, fulfilling life begins with knowing the true desires and values of your heart, as described in this Becoming Minimalist post.

The Importance of One on One Time - I posted this week about how I’ve been proactively enjoying individual time with my Little Man and The Confident Mom also had a great post about making sure to have one-on-one time with every child.

Yumminess

Cheese Blintzes with Berry Sauce - These stuffed crepes from The Curvy Carrot look perfect for a Spring breakfast or even Easter Brunch.

Chicken Cheesesteaks with Mustard - The Foodie Bride showcases this recipe for a savory sandwich with a special mustard sauce.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Devil’s Food Cake Cheesecake - If you are looking for a serious, decadent, show-stopping dessert, check out this amazing cake over at Sprinkle Bakes.

Birthday Cake Batter Popcorn - Dude. Popcorn and sprinkles. Click on over to The Tasty Kitchen Blog for a step-by-step method for this amazing and festive snack.

Just for Fun and Giggles

April Fool’s Day Prank Apology - Stuff Christians Like has a hyper-organized, color-coded system to help you decide what level of apology is needed for pulling an April Fool’s Day prank.

Remember, Easter Sunday is just around the corner!

Enjoy your weekend!

Sample Saturday

Good Morning and Happy Saturday! I hope you get a few minutes to relax with a hot cup of coffee or tea and enjoy this weeks sampling of blog-y goodness. And yes, “blog-y” is a word. I know by the absence of a squiggly red line underneath.

Kisses and Kiddos

Best Friends - The Generous Wife talks about how important the friendship part of marriage is. A great reminder to cultivate friendship with your spouse.

Realistic Homekeeping Expectations - Not to be all self-absorbed or anything, but I’m pretty much convinced that this post from The Confident Mom was written specifically for me. The grace and reality check in this article were so refreshing, and there are a couple links in there to similar posts.

Be All There - I get easily distracted, especially by trying to plan out every detail of the future, so this reminder from The Romantic Vineyard was really helpful to me.

Yumminess

Jordan Almond Bluebirds – Sugarbelle takes us on a Sweet Adventure with a step-by-step tutorial for creating these perfectly adorable little birdies.

Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, and Peas - The Pioneer Woman gives her take on this classic comfort food meal, complete with beautiful photos.

Meyer Lemon Curd-Swirled Cheesecake Bars - Citrus-y, spring-y, cheesecake-y goodness in bar form. Sugarcrafter’s recipe for these treats look delicious.

Cheddar Popovers - I always thought you needed a special pan to make popovers, but this recipe from So Tasty, So Yummy uses a muffin tin. These look so great, I can’t wait to try them.

Funfetti Gooey Butter Cake - The Cookbook Queen has discovered the only thing that could possibly improve a decadent gooey butter cake: Sprinkles.

Just for Fun and Giggles

DIY Butterfly Mobile - My crafting skills are pretty much non-existant but this project showcased over at the Epbot blog is gorgeous. And the detailed instructions make me think I could actually succeed at making my own. Or maybe I could succeed at finding someone with crafting talent to make one for me. Either way, I want (read: MUST HAVE) one of these for Little Lady’s room.

And yes, I realize this final giggle is excessively geeky, but who could resist a Calvin-and-Hobbes/Firefly mash-up? Not me:

Calvin & Hobbes cosplay Firefly!

Picture found on Pinterest, original source Geek Art Gallery

 

Enjoy your weekend!