~ Maui Adventures, Lenten Promise, Easter Egg Cookie Cups and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!

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Maui Adventures, Lenten Promise, Easter Egg Cookie  Cups and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY! Yesterday was full of rest, relaxation and exploration!  The Maui weather was beautifully sunny for some parts of the day (when we went to the pool!) and then had brief showers (when I went for a walk!).  It was a much needed […]

Masterchef Monday, Mistakes, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!

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Masterchef Monday, Mistakes, Lenten Promise and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!   Masterchef is on it’s way back!!!!!! Yay! It is really the only TV show that I religiously watch so I’m excited that the promos are back on , although there is no date for the show yet so I hope it’s not a huge […]

~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!!

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~ National Caramel Day, Lenten Promise and Samsung Camera GIVEAWAY!!! I’m still in beautiful Ballina and today we had a lovely lunch and headed out for Mexican tonight.  I’ve realised it’s been a couple of weeks since I had Mexican which is NOT cool! I’ve already apologised in advance to my family knowing that ordering […]

Favourite Things Friday, Lent Update, Winner of Gift Card and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!!

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Favourite Things Friday, Lent Update, Winner of Gift Card and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!!! Lenten Update ~  like previous years, I am undertaking a Random Act of Kindness (RAoK) or expression of Gratitude each day of Lent rather than give up something.  Today I took cookies to my Wellness Whisperer, Newcastle Pain […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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So, I used to be so scared of making cookies! I continued to burn them time and time again!!! Until I found a fabulous recipe from Pinch of Yum and adapted it slightly to finally conquer the cookie.  Since then I haven’t looked back in the combinations made in the Test Kitchen. Yesterday I confessed my […]

♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Valentines Sugar Cookies and Jam Drops!

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♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Valentines Sugar Cookies and Jam Drops! For someone who was so scared of making cookies and was a self professed failure at them, I sure have conquered the cookie and they are now a staple at our house! I have to admit that my favourite cookies, before I decided to heal […]

Road Test and Tribute Tuesday: Baking with Natvia and Queenie’s of Tulsa ~ Monster Peanut Butter Cookies!

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Road Test and Tribute Tuesday: Baking with Natvia and Queenie’s of Tulsa ~ Monster Peanut Butter Cookies! Look at what a LUCKY girlie food blogger I am with all these AH-mazing goodies sent to me by Natvia!!!! I am a very keen user of Natvia for Baking as well as the sugar substitute sticks as […]

Happy Australia Day ~ When Two Aussie Legends Collide :)

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Happy Australia Day everyone!!!!  Today we had a fabulous Aussie Baked Chicken Dinner and the meeting of two lovely Australian Legends…….Pavlova and Tim Tams!!!! I admit I used to love a good Tim Tam which was then denied when I was diagnosed Celiac  However, I consoled myself with the knowledge that I believe they changed […]

Throwback Thursday ~ All Aussie Week Revisited! {FINAL days to WIN an iPad and iPrep!}

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Throwback Thursday ~ All Aussie Week Revisited! {FINAL days to WIN an iPad and iPrep!} Today is a Throwback Thursday recipe from last year leading up to Australia Day of Anzac Inspired Cake Mix Cookies! Enjoy this recipe for something a bit different than the traditional Anzac and it is super easy to make Also, […]

Faux Foodie Friday ~ Girl Scout Samoa (Caramel deLites) Cookies! And WIN an iPad!!!

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Faux Foodie Friday ~ Girl Scout Samoa (Caramel Delight) Cookies! And WIN an iPad!!!   When I was in Elementary school in Oklahoma there were two definite factions amount the girls.  You were either a Girl Scout OR a Camp Fire Girl.  I’m not sure why, but Camp Fire Girls were more prevalent at our […]