Bonus points if you remember which charming movie character swooned with the words above.
We made it! To July! To real, live, summer. Here are my favorite things this month. Fresh cooking and little life savers that keep the bugs away and make the evenings sparkle. Enjoy!
I picked up this delightful cookbook at the library and could not stop flipping through the pages. Famous Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his favorite recipes, and even includes a playlist for each type of food that inspires him! May I suggest his recipe for Crab Fried Rice on page 44. Um. Yum.
2. Popsicle Molds Set – 6 Ice Pop Makers + Ice Cream Recipes E-book
Remember what Darla says. Popsicles melt quickly on the 4th of July! And I’m really into making my own this summer. Thanks to my mother-in-law who let me borrow her molds. May I suggest this recipe?
The bugs! They are out to get me! I have to invest in a citronella candle to keep the little stinkers away. While the candle smells bad, it can still be pretty.
4. Globe String Lights with Clear Bulbs
True confession – we’ve had a set of globe lights in a box on our kitchen table for a few months. They eagerly await getting stapled to our deck so the nights can be twinkly and charming. I love the way these look at night. I promise, we will get ours up soon.
5. Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
I’m working on committing to a devotional and after coming across this one at my good friend’s house (see here) I was thrilled to receive a copy. Each morning I have the reminder to look for Jesus. This is a good and beautiful thing.
LOVE Marcus – want to check this cookbook out! The popsicles look SO yummy and fun to try varieties of! Jesus Calling is a favorite of mine… Been “looking” at those lights ever since I became a “porch owner” … I need to commit to purchasing AND hanging… Every blog you write encourages, inspires, resonates, evokes thoughts/feelings – thanks for writing, for sharing…