Mother's day is amazing. I think it should be more than once a year. Even though it is exhausting for us kids our moms are so worth all the love and work that goes into their one day. I'm sure I will love it even more when I'm a mom but seriously, I love mothers day. Chris and I hosted a brunch for his side of the family this afternoon which was lots of fun. It's always a good time! We love to entertain. This afternoon we went over to mom and dad Parker's house and hung out with them and grandma and grandpa. My family is nuts, I wish we could video tape our family get togethers. We played Wii (I guess that's how its spelled?) all afternoon, golf (I beat Chris!), bowling (my favorite), and tennis(which I suck at). I'm not very good but we all had a blast at it. We ended the night in the hot tub, the whole family in there listening to Michael Buble' and the guys with their cigars. I love my family, they are amazing and so much fun. It's been an awesome weekend. We could not have asked for more. Got to spend time with our families and relaxed! We are ready for whatever this week has in store for us. Bring it on.
When Chris and I went to Mexico this past winter we quickly become addicted to their blended espressos. I found myself craving them when we got home so I played around with a couple of instant espressos and ended up making the best iced coffee, ever. What you’ll need. Medaglia D’oro instant espresso Water Ice Coffee creamer of your choice Heavy cream + caramel Trust me on the instant espresso. I tried them all. This is the best. I get it at Kroger. I’ve also heard Walmart carries it as well as trusty amazon. Step one. Get your ingredients out. I fill my glass up halfway with water and pour a capful of instant espresso in. Mix it real good. Time to cool it down. Now comes the sweet part. This next step is money. Lordy. If you’re feeling really naughty you can add caramel sauce. Do it. If you’ve been wanting the recipe for the BEST homemade caramel ever then you’re in luck. This is the recipe from my mother in law. It is life changing. Ta-Da! Tag me on Instagram at