~ 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 […]

~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~

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~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~  On the weekend we had our 4th of July celebration and one of the desserts was the Skillet Dump Cake but the other was super thick Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes!  I baked the brownies in a Chinet Bakeware pan the day before and then […]

~ 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, […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Jello (Jelly) Squares and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Jello (Jelly) Squares and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!!   I’m so sorry I’ve been absent the last few days!  Things have been really hectic and it’s not that I haven’t been thinking about you all and wanting to share, I’ve just been really busy creating food to share […]

Final Cookie Recipe, Failsafe and Favourite Things GIVEAWAY Silpat Baking Mat!

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  Final Cookie Recipe, Failsafe and Favourite Things GIVEAWAY Silpat Baking Mat! I’m so sorry this is so late but I’ve really struggled with time since I arrived back home!  I ALWAYS find it harder to travel from the US to Australia and it takes me days to adjust back to our time.  I can’t […]

Cookie Week ~ Triple Trouble (Nieces and Triple Chocolate Cookies!!)

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Cookie Week ~ Triple Trouble (Nieces and Triple Chocolate Cookies!!)   Yesterday morning started with an indoor soccer game for one of my three nieces, Riley.  Her team won by a landslide of 9-1 and the team’s name? The Wallabies ♥ The girls had a sugar fest after soccer at Super Donut with Donuts, Donut Holes and […]

Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies! Yesterday was a mixed bag of restful and busy!  Mimi and I had a restful morning with a bit of shopping.  I saw a World Market for the first time and I had seen 2 items that I really wanted online so I was […]

Cookie Week ~ Gluten Free Cookie Butter!!!!

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Cookie Week ~ Gluten Free Cookie Butter!!!! I arrived at my sister’s house late in the afternoon and was SO happy to see everyone! We hugged and hugged and went to dinner at La Hacienda for Mexican. The food was good when we FINALLY got it more than an hour after ordering and our waiter […]

Cookie Week! Tribute Tuesday ~ Brookies, Tulsa Hot Spots, Friends and PSA!!!!!!

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Cookie Week!  Tribute Tuesday ~ Brookies, Tulsa Hot Spots, Friends and PSA!!!!!! Public Service Announcement!!! I cannot get my Rafflecopter to cooperate so the GIVEAWAY planned will commence when I return to Australia late next week so stay tuned. Yesterday was another full day with my start at Starbucks before I took a walk with […]

Cookie Week! Tribute Tuesday ~ Starbucks Chocolate Dipped Grahams and Tulsa Coneys!

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  Cookie Week!  Tribute Tuesday ~ Starbucks Chocolate Dipped Grahams and Tulsa Coneys! Today was a wonderful family day after a night that I slept very little.  I’ve come to understand that ANY chocolate before bed is not an option for me – even white   So sad! Still, today I started at Starbucks before church […]