FREE Illustrated Banana Bread Recipe

In January of 2009 I shared a family recipe that has been passed on from my great-grandmother, to my mom and then on to me and my 4 siblings. I created an illustrated version of the banana bread recipe to share with my family and had it printed on tea towels for Christmas gifts a few years ago.

I have now updated the image and created a square version and portrait version to share as a gift for you!

Banana Bread
I use a 16×4 long loaf pan by Wilton as a “Pullman Loaf Pan”

I printed one and put it in an 8×10 frame for my kitchen, so I can easily access the recipe when we need a little comfort.

In hard times like these, slowing down and getting back to the basics like baking seems like a perfect thing to do.


You can download both versions for free to use for personal use:

Square Banana Bread Recipe
Square Version
Portrait Version

Days 10-17. Our stay in St. George, Utah

We arrived at my good friend Kelli’s house in St. George, Utah 3 days early – broken and tired from a rough start to our trip. We were able to park the camper in Kelli’s side yard and took the car into the local Toyota dealership for repairs. We all settled in and took advantage of the Wifi, air conditioning and the modern conveniences of living in a house.

We were supposed to camp at a nearby state park, but Kelli and her fiance’ Kevin convinced us to stay for the entire week at their house due to the extremely hot temperatures (105 degrees) during June/July. It didn’t take too much arm twisting before I was online canceling our camping reservations.

By the next day, Erin was feeling better and we made plans for the week. Some highlights include:

  • Girl’s Day Out with massage, pedicure and lunch at Red Mountain Spa
  • Car repair only took one day and seemed to be fixed
  • Dinner at Cliffside Restaurant
  • Hiking the Narrows at Zion National Park
  • Kayaking and a picnic at Kolob Reservoir
  • Brunch at Xetava
  • Teaching Kelli and Kevin a new board game every night

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