I have a million things to do, peeps! Seriously! Everything suddenly needs my attention, both outside and inside the house.
How is it that a house that looked relatively clean and livable this past winter has become rather dingy and unsatisfactory in the bright lights of soon-to-be summer? I wish I can dip my entire house into a pool of bright white paint!
But I have to learn to be patient, I guess. Home improvements don’t happen overnight. Aaarrgh!
Good thing there’s Cinco de Mayo to distract me. How are y’all celebrating? I’m planning to mark the occasion with a lamb barbacoa fiesta. How does that sound?
“Jess never fails to impress and her Cardamom Cream Bundt is no exception – unusual flavors and an unusual method makes this cake super moist and gorgeous!” — Mollie
“Such a pretty cake. It had me at cardamom….. then again at cream. Cardamom and Cream! Doesn’t that sound like a dreamy kind of pairing?” — Angie
“I am just crazy mad about Colleen’s Pink Rhubarb Ice Cream and just want to dive into a bowl!” — Mollie
“Me, too! I might give this a try, since I have rhubarb growing in my garden. Though in my case, it’ll be green ice cream. Yup, I’m the unlucky gardener that grows green rhubarb, everyone.” — Angie
“Oh, this looks so refreshing! Love that color; it’s like sunshine in a glass. Definitely will be making this to go with the barbacoa on Cinco de Mayo.” — Angie
“This French Pear Tart is calling my name. I love the homemade almond cream layer and a touch of Rum doesn’t hurt, either.” — Mollie
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Monika Dabrowski says
I think we see things in a different light when the weather gets nicer and there is more sunshine. I am also constantly overwhelmed by how much needs to be done all the time, but more so at this time of year. But it’s Friday so maybe I’ll chill with a glass wine later on:)
I think you’re right. I just want the inside to be just as bright as the outside! I’m hating all my dark wood furniture at the moment. I’ve been trying to transition to white, but some pieces are antique. What a dilemma ? I’ll join you for the glass of wine ?
Antonia @Zoale says
I hope you get everything done! It is such a busy time of year. Everything looks wonderful! Wow, that cake! I look forward to co-hosting this week! Happy Fiesta Friday and have a lovely weekend, Angie!
I hope so, too, Antonia. I can’t breathe until everything is done! ? Summer better come quick so I can stay home and take care of the house! Thanks for cohosting! ?
It’s watching the pet hair float in the sunlight that gets to me, somehow I don’t see them in the winter months.
Oh, don’t talk to me about pet hair. I complain about it all the time and I swiffer the floors daily, sometimes several times a day! And I only have one dog, supposedly low-shedding. But we love her to death! Oh, well, I guess it’s not her fault she has so much hair to shed.
I know what you mean, Angie, I feel the same way about the house and garden! Thank you for finding the time to host another great party; I am bringing the last two items of my Cinco de Mayo menu (the other three in last week’s party) #14 Nacho’s Special with Five Layer Dip, and #15 Classic and Non-Alcoholic Margaritas. Have a great weekend and Cinco de Mayo Barbacoa Fiesta!
Can’t wait to see the rest of your Cinco de Mayo menu, Irene. I’m feeling inspired by all your recipes and history lessons. Keep them coming! Happy Cinco de Mayo to you, time to really fiesta! ?
Lauren Paul says
Omgosh all these look too good! Now I’m hungry lol
Thanks for doing these fiesta Fridays! and I know what you mean, my house never feels clean even after I’ve cleaned it sometimes.
Thank goodness someone understands, phew… My husband is constantly perplexed why I always feel the need to clean again after he “supposedly” does it ? Thanks for participating in the fiesta!
Colleen - Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck says
Oh yeah! Thanks for sharing my ice cream. And my rhubarb is green right now as well! Thank goodness for food coloring!!!
I really, really want that ice cream now! Food coloring to the rescue ?
Dropping by from #ChasingMYLife to bring you my Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole, Farmstyle Meatloaf & Gravy and my Spicy Chicken PotStickers with Blackberry dipping sauce. I’m always happy to be here AND super happy by a feature this week – thank you!. I hope you have a WONDERFUL week.
You’re welcome, we LOVE your beautiful French Pear Tart! It’s a busy week, with lots of things to do, but I feel a sense of accomplishment every time I finish something, so it’s good ?
Jhuls | The Not So Creative Cook says
Hi, Angie. I guess everybody is having a busy week, maybe even month????♀️ I am going to a friend’s wedding tonight and for sure, we’ll be coming home late or let’s say early in the morning. Aaaandd, work tomorrow.? I’ve used all my ‘tired’ for the next three days! I need a vacation! The the ‘sleep and eat’ kind of vacation for at least a week!?
I hope you get to finish everything you need to do, Angie. Happy Fiesta Friday and have a fab weekend!?
As soon as the weather warms up, it gets hectic for me, since I have to take care of the garden, too. I’ll go for the sleep and eat kind of vacation, too, Jhuls. Anytime ??