Happy Tuesday everyone!! Yay!! So, so super grateful my computer was saved!! WHOO HOOO!! I really learned my lesson though, the virus protection is important. I had let that lapse thinking I really did not need that. I guess I really do! AND always back up your computer, and pictures. I did not know that I had over 60,000 pictures on my computer! Holy cow! 60,000! So make sure you back things up!
It is also really helpful to know someone who is brilliant with computers! That was a large bonus! Another blessing was that he wanted to Barter! YAY! Our budget, like I am sure lots of others is really tight and every penny already has a place to go, so there is not much in the extra department for unknown bills…. Please tell me I am not the only one!
He and his wife wanted BREAD! Yes! BREAD!! Every few months or so I sell bread to friends and family and his wife loves it. When they asked would I be willing to barter some bread my answer was a resounding YES!
I wanted to share one of those bread recipes today! I am so, so grateful they helped me, so grateful that my prayers were answered that the computer could be saved and that it would all work out. I am going to share my Banana Bread recipe today. This is a recipe you can use with food storage items also. It is great! Super easy and really delicious! I will add nuts, or chocolate chips to it. Have you had banana bread with chocolate chips…………. oh my yummy!
I hope you enjoy it! I will make this quite often and put them in muffin form and freeze them for easy breakfasts, or make a few loaves and freeze those. They are great with a smoothie or some yogurt. I put them quite often in my breakfast menu plan!
- 1 cup sugar or honey
- ⅓ cup soft butter or vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 large ripe bananas ( mashed)
- ½ cup milk
- 2 cups flour ( all purpose bread, or whole wheat)
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ cup nuts or chocolate chips (optional)
- Beat sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla and mashed bananas until light and fluffy.
- Add all dry ingredients in a large bowl and use a whisk to mix well.
- Add Milk and dry ingredients alternately starting and ending with dry ingredients.
- Stir in nuts or chocolate chips.
- Bake in greased pan in 350 preheated degree oven for 35-40 minutes
- If you are making muffins, bake at 350 for about 25 min.
Have a super day! Last night were these amazing thunderstorms! AMAZING! I woke up at about four am hearing the crashing thunder and the pouring rain and was loving every second of it until I remembered my car window was open and ….. it does not close easily. It moves like an inch up for every minute or two the car is on. I ran out there in the pouring rain, got in my van and got soaked for about 20 minutes while I slowly inched up the window! I was drenched by the time I got back in the house! HOWEVER! It was actually lovely, one of my favorite sounds is rain on a car roof and I was able to just wait and listen to it for 20 min and see the amazing lightening. It was beautiful……I ended up thanking Heavenly Father and talking to him about some stuff I was worried about, so I am grateful for those few moments by myself in the rain to just think and listen.
Today is my sugar test for the baby! Yay! Only 12 weeks left! Time is flying by! Super excited to be almost done being pregnant!
*Computer is fixed! I know I said that but still! HAPPINESS!
*I got the nicest email from a friend, he encouraged me to write a book! I was so flattered and it just made my day, no idea at all what I would ever write about but it made me so happy!
*Pasta Rosa… YUMMY! the kids loved it, I loved it! I need to share that recipe with you guys! Easy and delicious!
*Found my camera charger! WHOO HOO!
*All the kids school clothes are steamed, organized, hung up, and ready to go!