5/13/2013

Weekend In Pics + An Easy Recipe



{Yellow tulips that I have purchased for my nightstand two weeks in a row. That color makes me smile.}


{Fresh corn that was a side for our Mothers Day dinner. Makes me so excited for summer!}


{My new, super comfy and reasonably priced gladiators that I found here.}


{Miles - my mom's super sweet 23 lb. cat who slept on my sneakers all weekend.}


{The perfect quick pasta after a road trip.}


Hi!! I hope you had a great weekend. I especially hope all of the moms out there had a great Mother's Day. My weekend was one of those weekends that went by entirely too fast. I went to visit my parents in Alabama. We had a southern fish fry on Saturday complete with that corn that I swear is the freshest corn I've ever had- and summer isn't even here yet! Mom and I spent quality time shopping for summer flowers, chatting and watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (her favorite show) - small moments that I wish I could freeze in time. I also made green juice for her in her new Vitamix. She requested both after she saw my post last week and she loved it all. 

I came home yesterday exhausted and made that quick pasta from Emily's book for dinner. It was SO good and so fresh. All you do is dice three fresh tomatoes, slice about 1/2 cup of fresh basil, slice 1 tablespoon of fresh mint and chop 1 clove of garlic. Add all of that to a bowl along with a 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt and some freshly ground black pepper. Cover and let it marinate while you cook the pasta. Cook 1/2 pound of angel hair pasta. Add the cooked pasta to a serving bowl and pour the tomato mixture over it. Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese. That was pasta for two, but you could double it if you have more people!

I've got another super easy, yet REALLY good dessert to share with you tomorrow, so be sure to stop by!

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6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous flowers, and I love your new sandals!
    PS: love the felt app! ;)

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  2. I have been subscribed to your blog for a few months now, but just realized today that yours is the first one I scroll to when I open my Reader. Your gorgeous photos always get my day off to a beautiful start!

    And oh my, that pasta dish looks incredibly scrumptious. Can't wait to try it!

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    1. You are precious! Thank you so much! I am glad that you enjoy my blog. Let me know if you try the pasta!

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  3. I am so glad you got some "mom" time in. Her cat is ..... Errr, big but adorable. My you have lovely shoes and they compliment your fab pedi. I'm hoping out corn is tasty this year because the last few years our local corn hasn't been so great. Your pics are just Delish in all of their yellowy goodness!

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  4. Thanks Tracey! Her cat is large, but so adorable that it's hard to think of him being smaller! Mom is working on it... :)

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