Smile {weekend edition}

Sunday, April 24, 2011

fresh tulips getting ready to bloom

hydrangeas from whole foods

veggie platter with red pepper hummus for a potluck dinner with friends
& my beautiful WS chip & dip tray purchased on sale from $120 for $25

see the steam rising off the freshly toasted pita?

home made mini cheesecakes
recipe at the bottom of this post


another cheesecake shot | a few not so fresh tulips from last week in a mason jar

holiday decor

and of course, the pup
 and my ali ro trench {hanging on my bar stool}

a few more things...
weather that allows me to wear my ali ro trench
sunshine
potluck dinners & Easter brunch with friends
{almost} 3 hour talks with this friend
planning blogger meet ups {it's this week. stay tuned}
sharing recipes

filling:
16 oz low fat cream cheese
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup sugar
{mix with electric mixer}

crust:
crumbled graham crackers mixed with smart balance
{don't have details. just feel it out & make it happen.}

bake at 350 for 25 min
cool in fridge
eat

yes. it's that easy.

what made you smile this weekend?

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9 comments

  1. yum, i should try to make those mini cheesecakes for my sister's wedding shower! she loves real cheesecake :)

    xo
    sami
    ps. check out my amazIng print giveaway
    http://glimpseofglamour.blogspot.com/2011/04/love-ly-giveaway.html

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  2. I love hydrangeas. Those mini cheesecakes look divine...I should make some and try not to eat them all :)

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  3. "just feel it out & make it happen"?!?! You should SO have your own cooking show!! lol
    Easter looks yummy at your place and what a great capture of your pita steam! :)
    Happy Easter!
    xoxo

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  4. Love all these pictures here! And that picture of your little guy at the end, so precious!

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  5. I made mini cheesecakes this weekend too! How funny! Lovely pics, friend. Lovely.

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  6. Fun pics! So glad you found your healthy dish to contribute to the potluck--good thinking! Mini cheesecakes aren't such a bad idea either ;)

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  7. your photos. dying. so beautiful. whyyyyyyyyy can't you live close to me and take all my pictures for me????????? xoxo

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  8. Oh wow, such prettiest, and wow the food looks fantastic!

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  9. Thanks for posting the recipe for the mini cheesecakes. It looks so easy to make, I should try it for Mother's Day.

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