~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 […]

~Watching you Wednesday!!!! Halloween is Coming with Watching you Cookies!

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Watching you Wednesday!!!! Halloween is Coming with Watching you Cookies! I LOVE Halloween.  It is truly my 2nd favourite holiday.  When I first moved to Australia no one celebrated Halloween and it was so sad  Now it is everywhere and while I know there are some who bah-humbug it as another commercialised holiday, I have […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans! Welcome to another edition of Road Test Tuesday but first I’ll share with you my progress of the 31 Day House Purge Challenge.  Some of them, like Sunday, I had only recently completed (freezer food) so was off the hook.  Yesterday was medication.  This is what I […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Udi’s Gluten Free Salted Caramel Cashew Cookies and LAST CHANCE to WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker & Flavour Pack!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Udi’s Gluten Free Salted Caramel Cashew Cookies and LAST CHANCE to WIN an EasiYo Yogurt Maker & Flavour Pack! I need to preface this post by saying that I have tried many of the  Udi’s products when I’ve visited the USA and have not been real keen on any of […]

~Monday Magic ~Cookie Dough Magic Cookie Bars……O-M-G!

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~Monday Magic ~Cookie Dough Magic Cookie Bars……O-M-G! Well, it’s Monday and even though Monday’s can be, well, hard to take, the first day of sunshine for weeks along with some MAGIC makes this day the very best first day of spring You have the Dancing Daughter to blame thank for these ridiculous Magic Cookie Bars. […]

~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!

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~ GF Expo HAUL and LAST NIGHT to WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!   I had a good trip to Sydney for the Gluten Free Expo today and met with some of my favourite suppliers!  Two of my faves were missing though  But I met some lovely new people (Bob’s Red […]