Monday, March 9, 2009

Happiness is ...

  • ... the real-deal paella we fixed for dinner Friday night with friends. Thrifty tip of the day: saffron threads can be purchased at Trader Joe's for $6 (as opposed to $19 at the grocery!)


  • ... that a weekend of bright sunshine brought lots of growth to the herb sprouts


  • ... Cadbury Mini Eggs in a family heirloom gravy boat.

  • ... the homemade french baguette I made last night (camera isn't working at the moment so no photos). I want to perfect the baguette before summer to be able to create my favorite snack: a homegrown tomato, fresh basil, & mozzarella toasted on a baguette with balsamic vinegar


  • ... a picnic lunch date at the lake with the badger and pup!

15 comments:

Imjustagirl said...

Cadbury egs are my favorite too!

QueenBeeSwain said...

:) all so fab! just LOVE those cadbury easter eggs- love the crunchy chocolate outer-crust.

kHm

Jennifer said...

oh the sprouts are getting so big! It makes me excited to get in my garden!

Is a baguette hard to make at home? I would love to learn how to make some!

capperson said...

Can you believe I live in Albany, GA and I have tried that. My brother is stationed in Goldsboro and my sister moved up there. Thats one of his favorite resturaunts along with McCauls (Sp?).

Liz said...

such a pretty gravy boat!

Preppy Sue said...

We went for BBQ this weekend too! it was sooo good! I was in the mood after watching a BBQ special on the Food Network :)

Belle on Heels said...

omg love love love those cadbury eggs. they are the reason i look forward to spring!

Hannah D. said...

YUM! I love BBQ - we always stop at Parker's in Wilson on the way up or down 95 :)

Princess Freckles said...

Omg, I LOVE tomato and basil salads!

Piper Jacquelyn said...

That food all sounds heavenly! Esp. the Cadbury Eggs because they look SO GOOD in your little dish! And your sprouts look fantastic too.

Milltini said...

all wonderfully happy things! sounds like a great weekend.

Lucky in Love said...

Sounds wonderful!

nanny said...

Wow, share the baguette recipe when you perfect it/ha I love baguettes!

Red and White Preppy said...

Look at you :) Lots of lil goodies headed your way...

By the way, I'd really like to see you soon!

amanda said...

My husband is from Goldsboro, NC and grew up on wilber's He loves it. BTW, he likes it more than mccauls :) We're headed there this weekend to visit family, so I'm sure I'll head it up.

Was the wedding in Goldsboro? If so, where?