It’s Friday morning… and I need a brownie for breakfast.
Nothing says “Saturday morning” like a mid-morning brunch with your favorite people. We’ve had some perfect Saturdays so far in 2015, and they all had one thing in common… BRUNCH!
Check out these local restaurants for some fantastic grub to start off your weekend right!
What’s your favorite Saturday morning breakfast/ brunch spot? We’re always down to try something new!!!
Guys, my husband is hilarious. I offer to bake him a cake, any kind! And he chooses a lemon blueberry pie that is literally the easiest recipe I know. Want my secret?
What you’ll need:
– a pre-baked pie crust
– one can of sweetened condensed milk (I use the reduced fat.)
– one medium tub of Cool Whip (Again, fat free or reduced fat will work.)
– two packets of KoolAid lemonade powder
– frozen blueberries
What you’ll do:
1. Mix it all together with a spatula.
2. Pour it into the pie crust.
3. Enjoy refrigerated or frozen!
Ta-da!! This used to be one of my mom’s go-to recipes when I had a sweet tooth and she was doing Weight Watchers. It’s pretty low calorie but tastes amazing!!
Tell me about your favorite easy dessert recipes that please a crowd 🙂
You know those rainy days where you feel like being a bum (i.e., yesterday…)?? Those are the perfect days for a day trip! We made our way to Atlanta today to see friends and be tourist-y in the big city.
The Atlanta Streetcar just opened last Tuesday, so we wanted to see what it was all about. The vision of the Streetcar is to connect Atlanta unconnected neighborhoods, a bold yet necessary endeavor to unite the city. For now, it’s only circulating 2.7 miles, but you better believe we rode the whole darn route! It was cool to see that travels to Centennial Olympic Park may already be more convenient. I can’t wait to see future phases linking the BeltLine! Atlanta is getting cooler and cooler. Oh… and for the first 3 months, it’s FREE!
And yes, we took selfies on the Streetcar…
Following our fun ride, we made our stop at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market (one of the stops along the Streetcar’s route). Lets talk. about. some. FOOD!!! Oh my gosh. If we lived in the city, I would beg to go to the Curb Market not only for all produce and meats, but for every stinking meal. There’s Sweet Auburn’s BBQ, Venezuelan food from Arepa Mia, amazing jerk chicken from AfroDish Restaurant, Bell Street Burritos, and so much more. Will & I grabbed coffee from the Sweet Auburn Bakery… divine. And then Mary bought our group a whole sweet potato pie… That girl…
It was an A+ day in the A. (See what I did there?) I just adore exploring cities and getting to know their unique characters. Until next time, Atlanta!
Tonight my teacher friends and I did a really cool thing. We did a progressive dinner around local restaurants… Talk about fun 🙂 We all wanted to see Macon’s finest downtown dining spots, so we came up with a game plan, set aside a night to embark on our adventure, and then ate to our hearts’ content.
We started at Barefoot Tavern and had appetizers. Jumbo soft pretzels, hummus, cheesy waffle fries, and hot wings… Nom nom nom.
Then we went to The Rookery for our main course. Burgers on burgers on burgers. And boy was it delicious as ever!
Finally, we ended the night at Taste and See Coffee Shop with cheesecake and lattes. So divine!
But with all the hopping around, I felt particularly inclined to bless the wait staff that helped us through our journey. We were a large group ordering not a ton of food because we split most of the dishes we ordered, so I told some of the gals at the table what I was planning to do, and several of them joined in by doing the same! When we explained to our wait staff that we were doing a progressive dinner of downtown restaurants, they were excited and even thanked us for including them in our itinerary. Since they were SO gracious, we decided to thank our kind waitresses with 100% tips!
I hope that they were excited to see that we appreciated them for all their work this evening! It was definitely the least we could do since they allowed us to have such a unique dining experience through downtown!
Plus, it was super fun to feel like a Secret Santa so close to Christmas 🙂