Friday Fun!

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Hi, it’s The Bug, and it’s time for some Friday Fun! Look, it’s the one photo I posed for all summer…

And, well, soon enough, it’ll be time for roaring fires…

Warm hats…

And frosty friends (see the resemblance?)…

But for now I think we’ll just enjoy the last lazy, hazy days of summer…

And maybe a few more tomatoes…

Look at that monster!

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OK, Mommy’s turn..

Here are my “Somethings”…

Something I love and made recently – the sauce from these Sesame Noodles – wait till you see what I did with it! (on my Yummy Eats from Cupcakes & Kale Chips Board)

Something I love and and am just swooning overBailey’s Chocolate Crepe Cake from Food, Faith, Fitness (on my OMG Food Board)

Something I love and want to bake Skillet Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake from All Day I Dream About Food (on my Gluten-Free Baking Inspiration Board)

Something I love and want to no-bake Pumpkin Surprise Cake from i am baker (on my OMG Food Board)

Something I love and want to cook Pear & Gorgonzola Quinoa Salad from Chocolate With Grace (on my Quinoa Obsession Board)

Something I love and want to churn – Nutella-Swirled Vanilla Ice Cream with Reese’s-Style Chunks from The Food Charlatan (on my Ice Cream Obsession Board)

Something I love and want to snack onHazelnut Caramel Apple Nachos from Crazy for Crust (on my Healthy Treat Inspiration Board)

Something I love and want to drinkBlueberry Pomegranate Smoothie from Love Grows Wild (on my Drinks & Smoothies Inspiration Board)

What are your “Somethings”? Leave me some links in the comments!

And if you want to see more of my “Somethings”, follow me on Pinterest.

The past two weeks, the five most popular recipes were:

#5 – 30 No Cooking Required Meals

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#4 – Cinnamon Caramel Apple Energy Balls


#3 – French Onion Soup au Gratin Stuffed Meatballs


#2 – Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork


#1 – Homemade Ketchup

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The past three weeks, well…

I used a secret ingredient


Julie brought bacon for breakfast

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I shared some big news


Jaime helped us not cook

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I made snacks and made snacks and made snacks and made snacks


I found Heaven

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I made a middle school favorite even better

Flourless Chocolate Almond Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches 4 title

I waxed nostalgic about the summer…


I made more ice cream

Toasted Marshmallow Brownie Batter Chunk No Churn Ice Cream 1 title

Whipped-Feta-Grilled-Peach-Salad-1-title.jpgI was in pumpkin-denial


Lori is cooling us all off

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And I’m getting ready for back-to-school craziness


Have an awesome weekend! As I said earlier, I’d love to see links to your “Somethings”, so leave ’em in the comments!

  1. Brianne your little boy kind of DOES look like Olaf!! I totally mean that as a compliment, btw 🙂 (I finally watched that movie with my daughter today–she’s obsessed). This is a great collection! I’ve totally been eying your French Onion meatballs. Mmm. Thanks for the shout out on my Nutella Reeses ice cream! Summer, don’t go!

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