Well, I can’t complain one bit. I had a great Mississippi spring weekend. Here’s what went down:
Friday was date night. With the weather being gorgeous lately, I told Doss we should go pick up our putters and play some goofy golf.
The rest of the weekend was very relaxing… for me at least it was We slept late Saturday and when I got up I whipped together some banana pancakes made with whole wheat pancake mix and served with fresh fruit.
Later that day, I did some yard work in the flower beds and checked on how my new plants were doing. Here is a little mini cactus that decided to bloom. Love the colors!
Before dinner, I picked up a craigslist purchase just north of Jackson in Madison. I am in love with “it” and can’t wait to share “it” with everyone here on the blog; but, you’ll just have to wait a little longer. I’ll post “it” later this week I promise!
For dinner Saturday, I made turkey sausage dogs topped with a mix of Italian spiced veggies and a side of homemade baked beans. The Italian veggies were a gift from Robyn and Andy, friends from Chicago who were visiting last weekend, and the homemade baked beans by Mary Margaret were leftover from our BBQ.
After dinner, I chopped up some left over peppers, an onion, and cheese and made a simple quiche. When I have partials of ingredients left over from other recipes, I try and find easy ways to use them in other recipes. I don’t make my own pie crust. I have never mastered making the perfect crust. Pilsbury seems to suit me best. After the quiche was prepared, I just threw it in the fridge.
Sunday morning I woke up feeling very rested. I preheated the oven and put my pre-made quiche in to cook. Once it was finished, I thoroughly enjoyed it while sitting on the patio with a cup of coffee (espresso!).
After brunch, I made a cozy spot on the lawn to sun bathe and read.
Clyde and I both enjoyed a few hours of sun. So, remember me mentioning that the weekend was really relaxing for me? Well, here’s what Doss was doing for most of his weekend.
My car was in serious need of some maintenance. New brake pads all around, fuel filter, tire rotation, oxygen sensor, plug wires, PCV valve,… so Doss being the gearhead he is (something I really love about him), got all the car parts ordered and got to work first thing Saturday. He finished up Sunday afternoon just in time for me to drive to Natchez on Monday for work.
Sunday night I made BLT’s with pimento cheese and baked sweet potato fries with avacado dip. It was so good!
I hope your weekend had some fun, food, and relaxing somewhere in it.
– FYI, if you’d like to know where I got the recipes or food for any of the stuff mentioned about let me know. –