~ Muffin Monday ~ Sugar Free Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~ I’m still crazy for quinoa here and my adaptation of a recipe is perfect to use quinoa and quinoa flakes along with beautiful golden delicious apples (or apples of your choice). These come out much like the Oatcakes and are not as fluffy as traditional muffins […]

~ Weekend Breakfast and Slow Cooker Saturday/Sunday ~ Slow Cooker Banana Caramel Bread!

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~ Weekend Breakfast and Slow Cooker Saturday/Sunday ~ Slow Cooker Banana Caramel Bread! Weekend breakfast was a quick affair around here this morning as everyone scattered to get to work, activities and errands. What do you do when you wake up at 3 and can’t go back to sleep, aside from 3 loads of washing, […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~  Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!! Congratulations to Sandra W who says “I love oatmeal raisin cookies. Even though they are nothing fancy and are one of the most basic cookies you can find out there, there is just something about their chewiness, mildness with the oats, […]

~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!

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~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat! Joyfulness ~  The most amazing husband in the entire world.  I don’t deserve him but I am so grateful to have him ♥ 2 great kids 2 sets of parents whom I love and love me back An incredible but very small circle […]

Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!!

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Triple Chocolate Muffins!!!! Today’s muffin is NOT for the faint hearted ♥. It is choc full of chocolate powder and chips. I make a great number of muffins in the test kitchen but the family’s favourite is still chocolate. Make it TRIPLE chocolate and you can’t go wrong! If you are […]

Mother’s Day and Masterchef Monday ~ Eggs!

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Mother’s Day and Masterchef Monday ~ Eggs! Happy Belated Mother’s Day to all you Mum’s out there  I hope you had a wonderful day yesterday which was full of love and relaxation. My day was beautiful and definitely full of love starting with our breakfast out as a family with my Mother in Law at […]

~ Steel Cut Oats for Slow Cooker Sunday and Weekend Breakfast; National Pretzel Day!

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~ Steel Cut Oats for Slow Cooker Sunday and Weekend Breakfast; National Pretzel Day! Apparently today is National Pretzel Day in the USA (there’s a day for everything) and one of the things I REALLY REALLY miss are hot, soft, buttery pretzels with cheese dip like I used to get at Auntie Anne’s. But that avenue is definitely […]

~ See Ya’ Later Sunday (oh and Weekend Breakfast, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!)

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See Ya’ Later Sunday (oh and Weekend Breakfast, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!)   Yesterday I took some flowers to someone who I’d had a bit of a “blue” with when she hurt my feelings quite badly but was big enough to phone me to apologise. Today, instead of glaring at the woman with […]

~ Wednesday ~ What I Ate, Weird, Waffle and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera!!!!

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Wednesday ~ What I Ate, Weird, Waffle and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Camera!!!! Happy Hump Day or…….COUNTDOWN to Holidays!  Today I had a significant achievement in that I actually put on real clothes instead of just yoga clothes (yay me!) I feel a little ill tonight, though, because I had less than 3 hours sleep last […]

Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!

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Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!   So yesterday I was not good and didn’t get here, I’m sorry! We did, however, celebrate a special birthday with our “surrogate” daughter, Nikki. She is such a sweetie pie and she and another one of Chelsea’s friends stayed the night last night. It […]