Frivolous Friday! Wishing for S’more Summer
It’s Frivolous Friday!
Thought I would share some of the fun I squeezed in this week (in between all my portrait sessions and retouching work.)
Yep, this happened:
Even though summer doesn’t officially end until later this month, I always feel like Labor Day is THE END, how about you…? Boo hoo!
So I’m trying to take one last big BITE out of summer!
I started with arms-full of ocean butterflies! (Don’t you think these shells really do look like butterflies???)
I ask you, is there anything better than a walk on the beach…?
Went to a Padre Game (and enjoyed all those yummy ballpark calories and the company probably more than the baseball….lol.)
We are still enjoying the bounty of our garden…
The hubs and I have been enjoying either a jacuzzi soak or a fire in our firepit most nights this summer.
Last night I decided to roast up some marshmallows for extra special end-of-the-summer s’mores!
Guess which Marshmallow was mine? (One of my goals in life is to make my hubby roll his eyes as much as possible….lol)
Fire + Sugar = DELISH
And side note – does this look like a parade of Heffalumps and Woozles from Fantasia to you?
Fun Fact: No one knows for sure who invented the s’more. However, the first published recipe for “some mores” was in a 1927 Girl Scout publication – here’s the actual recipe!
We don’t know for sure whether the Girl Scouts were the first to make “some mores,” no one else has claimed to have invented them.
And as I was researching where s’mores originated I learned that some people like fresh fruit in their s’more…
So I had to try that….
And you can never go wrong with a smile!
And speaking of roasting – which number are you – I’m a 3 and could maybe do a 4. But I’ll throw away everything else….it needs to be perfect or I won’t eat it.
And as much as I love a roasted marshmallow, you couldn’t pay me to eat a raw one….uggg!
And just in case you don’t have a fire pit – I found a S’mores oven recipe for you!
To start, trim your graham cracker into a circle (not required, but so cute!) I used a juice glass as a template and a sharp knife easily trimmed it.
Pop them under the broiler for about 3 minutes….keep your eye on them – the marshmallows go from #3 to #6 in the blink of an eye…lol
When it’s perfectly browned and soft, squish on a Hershey’s kiss!
And EAT! Oh my they were delish!!!
….and I it also occurred to me that a caramel Hershey kiss might be even tastier….what do you think?
Let me know if I inspired you to add them to your summer fun!
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