“Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking” (The Devil Wear Prada, 2006).
Spring has sprung and it is time to revamp the wardrobe with some Spring accessories. Below are my favorite access for the season.
Spring is here! With that comes all the beautiful shades of Spring that translate into nail polish. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling a little frumpy during this stay at home order. I can’t go out an get my hair and nails done so I’ve discovered painting my nails makes me feel SO much better. Below are all the best nail polish shades for Spring.
B-A-N-A-N-A-S Does anyone else hear Gwen Stefani any time you are trying to spell bananas?
Since everyone is making banana bread while the stay at home advisory is in effect, I figured I’d share my coconut banana bread recipe. I’m not the biggest fan of coconut BUT I really enjoy it in banana bread. This is partly due to the very subtle taste of it, and partly due to the texture it adds. I really hate adding nuts to most baked goods, but I do want that texture it gives. Coconut flakes are the perfect solution for me to get that texture without adding nuts.
1 2/3 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
2 overripe bananas mashed finely (I’ve used both large and small bananas before and both have worked out just fine. I’ve also never measured the amount before but just trust me that 2 bananas will be enough.)
8 Tbsp melted unsalted butter
2 large eggs
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 8×4″ loaf pan.
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and coconut flakes.
Add in mashed bananas, melted butter, eggs, sour cream, and vanilla extract. Combine until ingredients are well incorporated and you don’t see lumps.
Pour into the greased loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes.
Let the loaf cool to room temperature before slicing and serving.
Each year I look forward to all the pastel colors and bunnies for Easter. For many of us, this Easter will be vastly different. Just because you can’t have friends or family over, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate and decorate. Below are some of the cutest Easter decorations.