Friday’s Fave Five

FFF daisies

Friday’s Fave Five is hosted by Susanne at Living to Tell the Story, who invites us to share five of our favorite things from the last week. It’s a wonderful exercise in looking for and appreciating the good things God blesses us with. Click on the button to learn more, then go to Susanne’s to read others’ faves and link up your own.

Here are some highlights of the last week:

1. Feeling better after feeling pretty awful over the weekend and the first few days of this week. It’s amazing how “just a cold” can wipe you out. It’s good to have some energy again.

2. Light meals. As in light energy required. I’m glad my family is ok with them some nights. 🙂

3. Low-key projects. I have a few tasks that are aren’t urgent, therefore they tend to stay on the to-do list. But they were just right for this week when my energy wasn’t up to par, and it felt good to be productive. I got a desk cleaned out, some computer files tidied up, and some recipes that had been pulled from magazines organized. Those last two still need some work, but it helped to put a dent in them, at least.

4. Triple A. Both my mother-in-law’s caregiver and my oldest son needed their services this week. It’s nice such things are available.

5. Tiny Texas Sheet Cakes. I’m pretty sure I have mentioned them before. I LOVE this cake, but it normally makes a cookie-sheet sized cake, and it would be too much temptation (and too many calories!) for me. I was delighted to find this smaller-sized recipe a few years ago that only makes four servings. With three of us in the house, that automatically keeps me from devouring the whole thing. I’ve been craving it for a while now and splurged on it last night.

Happy Friday!

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9 thoughts on “Friday’s Fave Five

  1. I’m going to bookmark that cake recipe! The temptation is way too big for me too when there is too much leftovers.

    You’re motivating me to get back to clearing up my computer recipe files. I’m a recipe hoarder, for sure, and really need to weed them out a bit.

    Glad to hear you’re feeling better.

  2. I’m sorry you’ve been sick–hope you are feeling better now.
    We too are AAA members. Even when we don’t need their services, the assurance that we will have help if we need it is totally worth it. And then when we do have a problem, AAA is always prompt to help.

  3. These are great faves! We just got our oldest daughter AAA since she has a car now for college. It is a huge relief. Glad you are feeling better with more energy!

  4. Sorry you haven’t been feeling well. My son had a cold last week too. It really sucks the energy out of you.

    That cake looks so good – I love Taste of Home recipes. They’re tried and true.

    Hope you have a restful weekend!

  5. I’m glad you are feeling better! It stinks when momma doesn’t feel good! I love Texas sheet cake but like you said it is too big for our family! I only make when we are going somewhere. This is a great alternative, thank you!

  6. Oh, I’m sorry you haven’t been well. But your week’s activities seem well suited and you still found blessings. Wonderful. And maybe you got some reading in?

    I also love AAA — and they help out your friends, too (a co-worker locked her keys in her car and used my membership to get help).

    Like that idea of a small cake… going to have to check it out! Thanks for the link!

  7. I came down with a cold last week too, and I had to work it was awful. Glad you are feeling better. Thanks for the bit on the ads. I kept on clicking ‘x’ because I could not see the ad actually but I can read that there’s an ad at the bottom of the post.

    Hazel

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