~ Thankful Thursday ~Sugar Free Masterclass with Natvia!

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~ Thankful Thursday ~Sugar Free Masterclass with Natvia! Imagine my surprise when I received an email invitation from the awesome team at Natvia inviting me to be one of eight participating in a sugar free baking Masterclass.  The Natvia team have been SO good to me and I was excited to meet some of them. […]

~ Throwback Thursday Angel Food Cake and WIN a Classica Cast Iron Skillet!!!

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~ Throwback Thursday Angel Food Cake and WIN a Classica Cast Iron Skillet!!! It was my Birthday on Tuesday. I’m not sure how old I am on this birthday (maybe 3?) but I did have that jewelry box with the spinning ballerina until I went to college. My Mom probably still has it ♥ I really […]

~ Favourite Things Friday, Skillet Saturday and WIN a Classica Cast Iron Skillet!!!

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~ Favourite Things Friday, Skillet Saturday and WIN a Classica Cast Iron Skillet!!!  These are a few of my favourite things……… My beautiful family My super support team Individual size microwave cakes Hard Boiled Eggs Sun Rice Thin Rice Cakes Aldi’s catalogues (where else can you buy meat AND workshop tools? LOL!) Quinoa flakes and […]

~Throwback Thursday ~ Great Betty & German Chocolate Cake!

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~Throwback Thursday ~ Great Betty & German Chocolate Cake! My Papa was an amazing man who was so gentle, kind and incredibly talented.  I invite you to view this new story, photo gallery and video to find out a bit more about this wonderful man. After he was widowed, he remarried a remarkable lady named […]

Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake & Happy Birthday Gigi!!!

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Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake! Happy 91st Birthday to my wonderful Grandmother today!!!!!     As I’ve mentioned before, the school cafeteria was a place full of wonder……some good and some, well, that you just had to wonder what it was they were serving! But an all time favourite was the chocolate sheet […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!! I’ve been cleaning up and clearing out the house room by room to reduce the clutter and, along the way, I’ve had a great time looking through some old photos. These are of my now 15 & 1/2 year old Dancing Daughter.  I think she was about 4 […]

~ 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 […]

~ Simple Skillet Sunday ~ Caramel Apple Skillet Dump Cake for 4th of July!

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~ Simple Skillet Sunday ~ Caramel Apple Skillet Dump Cake for 4th of July! Yesterday we had our 4th of July celebration (on the 5th!) and it was an afternoon full of food, fun and friendship. The nibbles table was well received. And the main event featured burgers, pigs in blankets, pulled chicken, baked beans, […]

Happy Friday 4th of July ~ Pops and Cupcakes!

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Happy Friday 4th of July ~ Pops and Cupcakes!   Happy 4th of July everyone! I’ve been busy planning for our get together tomorrow with friends but I had time to make some Red Velvet Patriotic Cupcakes using THIS recipe and decorating with icing and patriotic stars. And some vanilla Cake Pops.  Do you know […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ Afternoon Tea Favourite ~ Gluten Free Scones!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ Afternoon Tea Favourite ~ Gluten Free Scones! Gluten Free Scones have been on my “to conquer” list for a long time.  Oh, I’ve tried before and ended up with rock cakes not the super high, fluffy, warm bit of deliciousness that graces my taste buds when I visit Petite Belle Patisserie. […]