I really don’t think there is a more beautiful noise than the sound of cicadas and crickets screaming “ittttttttttttttts summer” on repeat. There comes a time in July when their song is constant and it’s as relaxing to me as the most peaceful Mozart.
Keep it up bugs, keep it up. [Just say outside!]
I cold brewed some coffee last night in my new french press!
I used the New York Times recipe (although I doubled it to make more). The first time I made it I didn’t note that the recipe says to leave it at room temperature. Last time I refrigerated it. Today’s brew was much more robust – and extremely chocolately thanks to the fact that I used 50% Choffy! Love that stuff to decaf-down my brew.
Smoothie on the side!
Made with 1 banana, 1 cup of milk, 2 tbsp raw rolled oats, 1 tbsp chia seeds, a sprinkle of cinnamon and 1/3 cup frozen blackberries. Yum!
Toppings included the last of my Cville Cluster granola (sadness!), Honey Puffs and buckwheat. I went back for a refill of Honey Puffs after I ate the top off!
Happy Birthday Kate!
Kate’s husband Matt emailed me to see if I could surprise Kate with some birthday wishes on KERF. She’s apparently a big fan! Happy birthday Kate!
Happy Birthday, Kate!
29… the birthday that will be repeated for years to come…
I adore you and appreciate all you bring to our marriage, from your laughter to your recipes. You spice up my life, figuratively and literally.
Hope you are surprised, and I look forward to celebrating tonight. How about Mamasita’s and sheet cake??
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It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me. And I’m feelin’ good!