~Happy Sweet 16th Birthday Dancing Daughter!!!! Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake!

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~Happy Sweet 16th Birthday Dancing Daughter!!!! Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake!  You’re 16, you’re beautiful, and you’re mine ♥  Today is my sweet Dancing Daughter’s sweet 16th Birthday!  She won’t be spending the evening with us (the first Birthday ever) because she has a joint party with a friend at his place, so last night we had […]

~Faux Foodie Friday ~Leftover Christmas Candies Magic Cookie Bars!

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~Faux Foodie Friday ~Leftover Christmas Candies Magic Cookie Bars! Chocolate BE GONE! I am really trying to experiment with less sugar and I K-N-O-W that chocolate gives me migraines.  Still, if it is around I seem to think, oh a little bit won’t hurt. HA! It hurts a lot.  So the Christmas plethora of chocolates […]

A Little Bit of Genius ~ Icing FILLED Chocolate Chip Cookies and WIN a fabulous cookbook!

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A Little Bit of Genius ~ Icing FILLED Chocolate Chip Cookies and WIN a fabulous cookbook! See this stuff……. It-cannot-be-in-my-house.  I can’t have it there.  It calls to me and tells me that it will not make me sick or give me migraines.  After making the Christmas fudge, it had to go and almost all […]

~Important Christmas Baking ~Cookies, Cupcakes and Gingerbread!!!!

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~Important Christmas Baking ~Cookies, Cupcakes and Gingerbread!!!! We started off this weekend with our annual Birthday Ice Cream Cone for Lucy the Wonderdog who turned 10!!!!! And I’ve been shopping to get ready for Christmas day as well as the daily grind which seems endless.  However, I DID spot these chips that looked AH-mazing but […]

~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars!

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~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our house! Last night the Dancing Daughter and I decorated the tree with Christmas carols playing and it was a lot of fun, as always. Today is also my sweet girl’s last day of year 10 with their official […]

~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 […]

~Faking not Baking for Wednesday Web and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!!

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~Faking not Baking for Wednesday Web and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!! Today is all about Faking not Baking!  I made put together these cookies for work and they went super quickly. At one point I couldn’t even find one of the containers because someone had taken one lot into a meeting! […]

~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, […]

~Wednesday Witches Hat Cookies!!!!

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 ~Wednesday Witches Hat Cookies!!!! Remember last year when I made THESE cookies? I think at the time I said, “Don’t ever expect these again” because I had chocolate EVERY-WHERE!!! Today I bring you something equally as messy but a whole lot easier and the response when served to co-workers was “These are wicked yummy!”  Halloween mission […]