~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!!

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~ Midweek Makeover ~ Strawberry Shortcake Fudge!!! So the Dancing Daughter left today for a 3 day school retreat.  All the year 10 kids go before moving to another, and much larger, school for years 11 & 12.  There is A LOT of sugar involved in retreat and camps for these kids and the last […]

~Monday Magic ~Cookie Dough Magic Cookie Bars……O-M-G!

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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. […]

~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!

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~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!   I had a good trip to Sydney for the Gluten Free Expo today and met with some of my favourite suppliers!  Two of my faves were missing though  But I met some lovely new people (Bob’s Red […]

~ Melinda’s on Monday thanks to a Wonderful Friend!!!! WIN a Classica Cast Iron Skillet!

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Melinda’s on Monday thanks to a Wonderful Friend!!!! You all know that I am a big fan of Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies (as well as Melinda who I met last year at the Gluten Free Expo. She’s such a sweetheart!). And I have to say that her premix Brownies are certainly super scrumptious and my […]

~ Monday Munchie Muesli Bars!!!

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~ Monday Munchie Muesli Bars!!!   Snacks.  They are a HUGE part of our household! Treats, snacks, nuts, cookies….you  name it and we have it!  But sometimes the rotation of Oatcakes and Buttermilk Loaf needs an interloper.  The Dancing Daughter asked for muesli bars so, in her absence, this is what I came up with. […]

Salty Sweet Tooth Saturday ~ Sinful Cookie Bars!

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Salty Sweet Tooth Saturday ~ Sinful Cookie Bars! Seven Layer Cookie Bars, Magic Cookie Bars, Hello Dollies, Kitchen Sink Bars…..these are called a number of different things. I just call them simply sinful! I can’t tell you how good these were but I’m pretty sure I ate about 4 of them in one sitting. Now, […]

~ Honouring the Anzacs with Gooey Bars and Biscuits

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 Honouring the Anzacs with Gooey Bars and Biscuits Anzac Day is a day of remembrance and a time to honour those who have given their service for us!  I was lucky enough to have my Poppy around for the first 5 years of my life and I honour him today with my tribute of Anzac […]

~ Maui Adventures, Carrot Krispie Treats, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!

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Maui Adventures, Carrot Krispie Treats, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY! Day 2 and we started off at IHOP as per Nikki’s request. I had an omlette, Roy had a full breakfast with a side of pancakes, and the girls had Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes to start the day! We made a QUICK trip […]

Hawaii Adventures, Easter Gooey Bars, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!

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Hawaii Adventures, Easter Gooey Bars, Lent and Samsung Galaxy  Camera GIVEAWAY! Happy Hawaii Adventures!!! We landed in Honolulu at 7:30 am and quickly cleared customs and immigration (it is NOT LAX…….the worst airport on the planet I’ve visited!) and headed to our hotel.  Thankfully our room was ready early so we dumped our bags and […]

~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!!

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~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!! I’m still in beautiful Ballina and today we had a lovely lunch and headed out for Mexican tonight.  I’ve realised it’s been a couple of weeks since I had Mexican which is NOT cool! I’ve already apologised in advance to my family knowing that ordering […]