Happy Australia Day! Lamington Blondies!

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Happy Australia Day! Lamington Blondies! Happy Australia Day everyone! I hope that your day is wonderfully filled with food, family and fun! My parents are here from the US and we were thinking about them being here three years ago and our trip out to snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef.   That trip was […]

A year ago today ~YUMMY Magic Cookie Bars!!!!

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~Monday Magic ~Cookie Dough Magic Cookie Bars……O-M-G! Well, it’s Monday and even though Monday’s can be, well, hard to take, the first day of sunshine for weeks along with some MAGIC makes this day the very best first day of spring  You have the Dancing Daughter to blame thank for these ridiculous Magic Cookie Bars. Whilst perusing […]

~Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting


~ Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting  Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!!!! That means love, chocolate, hearts, chocolate, red velvet, chocolate, balloons, chocolate, dinner, chocolate, wine, chocolate. Oh sorry, did someone mention chocolate? You can’t have Valentine’s Day without some beautiful chocolate but it has to be red. SO, what is […]

~ Fudgy Friday! Extra Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies!!!!

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~Fudgy Friday!  Extra Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies!!!! It’s Friday wahoo!!!!!! Why does this short work week seem like it’s been really long? A big project, a tight deadline, little sleep…..hmmm. This calls for chocolate, immediately! This, my friends, is the Brownie that is going to change your life. BIG call, I know, but this is […]

Australia Day Recipe Roundup!!!!

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Australia Day Roundup!!! I wish everyone a safe and f un Australia Day!  We currently have a yard full of teenagers for a BBQ so I’ll have a new recipe for you tomorrow especially for Australia Day, However, on te Eve, Let’s recap the Australia Day recipes of our past!  Anzac Inspired Cake Mix Cookies! […]

~Faux Foodie Friday ~Leftover Christmas Candies Magic Cookie Bars!


~Faux Foodie Friday ~Leftover Christmas Candies Magic Cookie Bars! Chocolate BE GONE! I am really trying to experiment with less sugar and I K-N-O-W that chocolate gives me migraines.  Still, if it is around I seem to think, oh a little bit won’t hurt. HA! It hurts a lot.  So the Christmas plethora of chocolates […]

~ Christmas Catch Up, 20 years, Fudge and Cinnamon Monkey Bread!

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~ Christmas Catch Up and Cinnamon Monkey Bread! I’m still here! Well, kind of! The lead up to Christmas was pretty hectic especially since, for our 20th Wedding Anniversary, the darling husband and I renewed our wedding vows  It was such a joyous occassion and I even wore the same dress as 20 years ago […]

~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars!

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~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our house! Last night the Dancing Daughter and I decorated the tree with Christmas carols playing and it was a lot of fun, as always. Today is also my sweet girl’s last day of year 10 with their official […]

~ Throwback Thursday & Fudge on Friday ~ Candy Corn Candy Corn Candy Corn!!!!

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Throwback Thursday & Fudge on Friday ~ Candy Corn Candy Corn Candy Corn!   Last year I made many recipes with candy corn for you including a Candy Corn Fudge But the best part of candy corn, aside from the HUGE rush of sugar, is the story of my niece, Riley.  I told you this […]

Throwback Thursday ~Classic Vanilla Slice!


Throwback Thursday ~Classic Vanilla Slice! I need to let you know that I have only had vanilla slice one other time in my life. It’s just not something you find in American and when I came here I tried a piece that was full of custard and I just wasn’t a fan. There were way […]