Wednesday, June 1, 2016

What Are You Doing? June Blog Hop 2016

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Welcome to the What Are You Doing? June blog hop!

This blog hop runs from June 1 through June 30. You will have all month long to add to this list!

Your hosts:

Sara from Content in the Meantime
 

Kassandra from Coffee and Their Kisses

Featured post of the week:

Posted below is the featured blog post of the week. I love to find unique blogs and post to share about and write little comments on their writings. I try my best to give every blog a chance to be chosen, so make sure to enter your blog every week!




Our Home of Many Blessings shared one of her reviews on a book called the Big Fuzzy. She talked a little bit about the book, and then she shared the activities she pout together for her kids. She has many other book reviews and activities on her blog. Make sure to stop by and look around. Thank you for sharing!

 Congratulations to the featured blogs!


Don't forget to check out the other blogs from last week! 

What have I been doing?


I finished a post on Lorenzo's birthday party and some of the things I made for his special day! 

Now it's your turn! What have you been doing this week?



  • Please post the link to a specific blog entry, not just the blog. I look at every link posted, and I comment in every entry. If you don't post a specific entry I can't comment!
  • Adding your email address will add you to my blog hop email list. I will only send you an email once a week informing you of the blog hop. If you don't want to be emailed, just let me know.
  • If your blog is featured on this blog hop, I will be using the picture you posted on the linky.
  • All blog posts will also be pinned on my What Are You Doing? Pinterest board, so others can see the awesome things you are doing!
  • Family friendly posts, please!
  • I also added a LIKE feature to the list, so make sure you check out the other blogs and like your favorite! Help me choose the featured blogs for the week! You only get one choice for a favorite though, but if you have other favorites, let me know in the comments!


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Lorenzo's birthday party Mac & Cheese and Mini Cheesecake Bites

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Last week I threw my fiance a birthday party. He loves inviting people to the house and gives everyone the grand tour. We had the usual snacks of chips, salsa, hummus, pretzels and trail mix. But I wanted to try to make something from scratch. 

First I looked up recipes for cheesy mac and cheese because it's his favorite. I found this Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese recipe from Very Best Baking. I was surprised they added eggs, just as I would to a casserole. But it was an easy recipe, and it's great to make ahead of time and freeze for later. I made the mac and cheese on Friday night and took it out of the freezer the next day to cook. I didn't get a chance to get a good picture of it. Once someone got a sample it was gone in a flash! I will definitely be making that recipe again, but in the meantime enjoy this lovely picture from the website. it looked that good!

Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese

The next recipe I found is one of my favorites for cheesecake. Lorenzo absolutely LOVES cheesecake, and I was happy to try this Raspberry Cheesecake Bites recipe from Real Housemoms. Lorenzo had a mini muffin tray, and I wanted to see if I could make little cheesecake with those. Event though it took a long time to prepare the little bites, they were delicious! Instead of having the raspberry toppings, I had strawberry and his favorite blueberry jelly to add on top or keep plain. The kids even liked the bites. I also made three square 3x3 pans of cheesecakes, and one with blueberry compote mixed in the batter. Of course I didn't take pictures of those cakes, but I will make some more later.


May went by so fast! It's already June, and we have 5 months and 2 weeks to go with wedding plans (165 days to be exact, thanks to Wedding Wire). I'll write some posts up soon about what we've come up with so far. It will also keep me more organized to write on what we're working on. #SaRenzo2016

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

What Are You Doing? May Blog Hop 2016

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Welcome to the What Are You Doing? April blog hop!

Since the December Monthly Blog Hop went so well last year and I will be busy this year with wedding planning, I have decided to do monthly blog hops this year. 

This blog hop runs from May 1 through May 31. You will have all month long to add to this list!

Your hosts:

Sara from Content in the Meantime
 

Kassandra from Coffee and Their Kisses

Featured post of the week:

Posted below is the featured blog post of the week. I love to find unique blogs and post to share about and write little comments on their writings. I try my best to give every blog a chance to be chosen, so make sure to enter your blog every week!

TearOffStripBox wesens-art.blogspot.com

This is the great idea ever! I love getting boxes with tear-off strips. This was chared by Wesens-Art, and it's a great tutorial on how to make it. It's also a great idea to reuse other box materials. Thanks for sharing!

 Congratulations to the featured blogs!


Don't forget to check out the other blogs from last week! 

What have I been doing?

Been pretty busy doing other things, like planning our wedding. My fiance has been great about sharing the load of research, and we've been discussing so many options. I like how things are turning out so far. This is a photo from our colorful engagement shoot.

I have pulled up another crochet project from the dead, this cabled slouch beanie from All About Ami. I haven't been feeling accomplished with doing any crocheting, but i feel like when I finish this one, more creativity will come. I just have to take it slow and steady.



Now it's your turn! What have you been doing this week?



  • Please post the link to a specific blog entry, not just the blog. I look at every link posted, and I comment in every entry. If you don't post a specific entry I can't comment!
  • Adding your email address will add you to my blog hop email list. I will only send you an email once a week informing you of the blog hop. If you don't want to be emailed, just let me know.
  • If your blog is featured on this blog hop, I will be using the picture you posted on the linky.
  • All blog posts will also be pinned on my What Are You Doing? Pinterest board, so others can see the awesome things you are doing!
  • Family friendly posts, please!
  • I also added a LIKE feature to the list, so make sure you check out the other blogs and like your favorite! Help me choose the featured blogs for the week! You only get one choice for a favorite though, but if you have other favorites, let me know in the comments!


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