Weekends



This weekend contained:

-me ignoring clutter.
-me caving in to peer pressure and making this Peppermint Bark.  Unfortunately (or fortunately) I am unable to eat it because of all the dairy in it.  I tried and felt awful.  Lactaid pills are only so magical for me.  The family LOVES it.
-making potato and leek soup that was super yummy! (with homemade bread)
-knitting while the kids are playing video games.
-doing way more laundry than I usually do.
-trying to come up with my menu plans, I was getting very comfortable cooking for two.
 
Joining Amanda at the habit of being

Comments

  1. I just arranged everything so I can start my baking. I had planned to start baking today,but after some very heavy cleaning it may have to wait until tomorrow..I'm tired.
    I know you are enjoying having your family all together and I get the cooking thing. It has just been Mike and I all weekend and tonight I will have all the kid's here for dinner,ahem!

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  2. Sounds like a wonderful weekend! So full of YUM.

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  3. I still have not tasted mine either...though I may do so today as my tummy is finally over the flu.
    Love to you and yours this holiday!
    XO
    C

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  4. Yum! I love peppermint bark. And potato leak soup. Your weekend sounds very similar to mine.

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  5. I think I'll be making your peppermint bark recipe next time--it looks much better than mine! YUM...!!

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  6. hi karen! it's so good to be back (blogging and home). i love your purple cowl, it looks great on you. and the kids are home!! mine will be here too!!! and oh how i love peppermint bark. you made that?! oh my gosh, i've never tried. i think i have to now.

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  7. pass the bark please!!! you'll need to find a vegan recipe for yourself to get through those mounds of laundry. i do believe chocolate helps... : )

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  8. Yum! Sometimes we need to ignore a little clutter to get to the really important stuff.

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  9. That peppermint bark looks delicious! That's definitely on my list for next year.

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  10. Your peppermint bark looks delicious!! I can't do dairy either and I take it as it's actually a good thing this time of year.haha!

    Oh, and HERE's to ignoring the clutter!!! :) Hope you have a Magical week! I hope you share you menu plans.....I have so many family members to cook for and I need ideas. ~ Barefoot Mama

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  11. mmmm... peppermint bark! I have yet to attempt candy at Christmas time. Maybe next year? Enjoy having your kids at home! Happy Christmas!

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  12. We had potato leek last week. It is my oldest son's favorite. YUM! I plan on making some peppermint bark this week. I just need to finish the last sweater gift.

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  13. Your peppermint bark looks lovely. I just made a second batch! Unfortunately we don't have pretty red and white candy, only brown and gold stripe - we're going for an elegant look. :)
    Have a wonderful week ahead!

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  14. mmm...peppermint bark! and yes, lots of knitting going on around here too. i am soooo close to being finished with the christmas knitting, once that is done, baby is welcome to come ;-)

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