Friday, August 7, 2015

July Bittersweets


//BITTER
Missing Utah friends and family. Not having Tyson work from home. The terrible-twos making an early appearance. Sissy getting into every bottle of lotion, nail polish, and toothpaste possible. One word - humidity!

//SWEET
4th of July BBQ. Getting lots of time with the cousins, Sissy's first movie theater experience to see Inside Out. The girls singing "I'm So Glad When Daddy Comes Home" nonstop. Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. Our trip to Palmyra to see the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Boating with the family. Big Sister "catching" her first fish! Splash pad fun with Nana. Banana Chocolate Chunk "Ice Cream." Lots of sunshine!

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Banana Chocolate Chunk "Ice Cream"

I have to laugh that I'm posting this recipe....

Because awhile back I was talking with my sister-in-law when she told me about a recipe she had found for healthy banana ice cream and the utter disappointment when she discovered the one and only ingredient in this ice cream was simply, bananas. "That's not ice cream my friend... that a frozen banana disguised as ice cream!"

Well I'm here to tell you that this too is an ice cream created by an impostor... a banana. But here's the magical thing - you toss that frozen banana in a food processor and it suddenly becomes soft serve!



Add some peanut butter and chocolate chunks and you have a delicious creamy treat worthy of the hottest summer day! I'm sharing the recipe over on Somewhat Simple! Find it HERE.




Shared HERE.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

June Bittersweets


//BITTER
Packing and cleaning and cleaning and packing for our annual summer trip. Early morning flights.

//SWEET
Getting Nonprofit Prints up and running. Swim lessons for my big girl. Everyday spent playing with Penny, Ralphie, and their Mama outside. Trip to Gigi's house complete with lots of swimming. Gooey s'mores tortes. Tyson finishing another race in preparation for his 50 miler come September. An uneventful plane ride across the country with two little ones - seriously they did awesome! Reuniting with the cousins.