~ Macaroon Monday ~ Macaroon Egg Nests!

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~ Macaroon Monday ~ Macaroon Egg Nests! Waving to you!!! I’ve been absent, sorry! Last week I was away and I just didn’t get time to check in.  I did have time to whip up some macaroons for the Easter Bunny, though.  That’s macarOONS, not macarOns!  I couldn’t believe it last year when I went […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~Heinz Gluten Free Biscotti!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~Heinz Gluten Free Biscotti! Cookies.  I love cookies.  I love buttery, shortbready, cookies.  My favourites, when I was just plain idiotic ignoring my disease were the chocolate dipped Arnott’s Scotch Fingers.  Roy and I used to devour those and I especially loved them dipped in a cup of tea.  *sigh* Well, […]

~Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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~ Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting  Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!!!! That means love, chocolate, hearts, chocolate, red velvet, chocolate, balloons, chocolate, dinner, chocolate, wine, chocolate. Oh sorry, did someone mention chocolate? You can’t have Valentine’s Day without some beautiful chocolate but it has to be red. SO, what is […]

~Happy Australia Day! Gluten and Sugar Free Anzac Biscuits!!!

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~Happy Australia Day! Gluten and Sugar Free Anzac Biscuits!!! Although today has been rainy and I feel for all those Aussies who had plans for picnics in parks, for us, it has been a very relaxing day in preparation for the working week and for the Dancing Daughter back to school!  I’ve made sure the […]

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! […]

~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 […]