~Muffin Monday and Road Test Tuesday ~I Quit Sugar Flax & Polenta Muffins!

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~ Muffin Monday and Road Test Tuesday ~I Quit Sugar Flax & Polenta Muffins!   Ok, so you guys know I’m in this I Quit Sugar experimentation phase and I’ve been looking for other ways to have snacks and breakfast.  I had a recipe this week for some coco-nutty pumpkin muffins but ran out of […]

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! […]

~Macaron Monday ~Triple Layer Neapolitan Macaron Cake!

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~Macaron Monday ~Triple Layer Neapolitan Macaron Cake! Birthdays are special.  Birthdays require cake.  Special = special cake! As I contemplate the round of family birthday’s in the next month, I was reminded of a mammoth Macaron cake I made for a special friend late last year.  This one was a zinger and I was really […]

Recipe Return Faux Foodie Christmas Cake!!!

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Recipe Return Faux Foodie Christmas Cake!!! I haven’t baked in AGES but tonight I knew I needed to get my rear into gear and get some Christmas Cheer started.  My darling husband LOVES his Christmas Fruit Cake so I soaked the fruit tonight and now they are in-the-oven yay! This recipe is CRAZY easy, super […]

~Recipe Reminder ~Crazy Good Cranberry Cake!!!

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~Recipe  Reminder ~Crazy Good Cranberry Cake!!!   Ok, I’m sorry. I’ve been absent and I hate to say it but that’s not going to change in the short future.  Things have been incredibly busy at work, with the Dancing Daughter’s end of year 10 activities (gorgeous formal, graduation, orientation to new school), plus dancing, my […]

~Macaron and Manic Monday!

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~Macaron and Manic Monday! Yes I dropped off the blog planet again last week, I’m sorry!  It’s just manic and today was no different. Can someone please tell me WHY I am tired after standing up for 2 hours but a 71 year old can strut around a massive stage and sing for 2 hours […]

~ Frightfully Fun Friday Baking for Friends and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!!

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~ Frightfully Fun Friday Baking for Friends and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!! Happy Halloween everyone!  As I sit here alone with my pumpkin full of candy bars and NOT ONE TRICK OR TREATER!  I saw dozens of kids down in another part of the neighbourhood but no one wants to walk […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Queen Gel Colours and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Coffee Beans!!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Queen Gel Colours and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Coffee Beans!! I really enjoy playing with colours in cooking but often find that liquid colours are hard for me to control the end result. I saw the Queen Gel Colours at the supermarket and thought they might be good to […]

~ Friday Phobias, Failures and Favourites {GIVEAWAY!!}

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~ Friday Phobias, Failures and Favourites!!!   TGIF!  This has been a really long week but has gone quickly…..does that make sense?  I can’t believe it’s only one more week until Halloween!  The Dancing Daughter is already planning trick or treating with two friends in our neighbourhood! If you are an arachnophobe, look away NOW! Again, […]

~ Faux Foodie Friday ~Midnight Fudge Cake!

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~ Faux Foodie Friday ~Midnight Fudge Cake! TGIF! It’s Faux Foodie Friday and I think we all need a bit of a pick-me-up! Yesterday I totally blew my attempt to establish a baseline in my diet to start food challenges by having Jazz City Milk Bar’s Chicken & Waffles (It was SO worth it) and […]