~ Melinda’s on Monday and Road Test Tuesday ~Blueberry Lemon Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!

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 Melinda’s on Monday and Road Test Tuesday ~Blueberry Lemon Muffins and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide and GF 4 Ingredients!   As you know, I was gifted a HUGE box of Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies from a treasured friend for my recent birthday. I was thrilled to find the Blueberry Lemon cupcakes in the package. […]

~ Thankful Thursday ~Sugar Free Masterclass with Natvia!

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~ Thankful Thursday ~Sugar Free Masterclass with Natvia! Imagine my surprise when I received an email invitation from the awesome team at Natvia inviting me to be one of eight participating in a sugar free baking Masterclass.  The Natvia team have been SO good to me and I was excited to meet some of them. […]

Happy Friday 4th of July ~ Pops and Cupcakes!

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Happy Friday 4th of July ~ Pops and Cupcakes!   Happy 4th of July everyone! I’ve been busy planning for our get together tomorrow with friends but I had time to make some Red Velvet Patriotic Cupcakes using THIS recipe and decorating with icing and patriotic stars. And some vanilla Cake Pops.  Do you know […]

Faux Foodie Friday ~ Iced Vovo Cupcakes!

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Faux Foodie Friday ~ Iced Vovo Cupcakes! Arnott’s biscuts……an Aussie tradition, right?  Well, I can safely say that I’ve never been, ummm, a real fan of their biscuits except  for the original Tim Tam (not after they changed it many many years ago) and the chocolate dipped Scotch Finger.  But my dear husband was raised on Arnott’s […]

~Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Skillet Saturday and Roundup! Skillet Fajitas!

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Skillet Saturday and Roundup!   This is it, folks, for Cinco de Mayo from the SoS kitchen  Today has been a busy day baking for a potential cafe customer (yay!) so tonight I’m sharing a (pre Failsafe) Skillet Fajita night we had at our house. Now, ya’ll know that I ♥ Love ♥ my […]

~ Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Faux Foodie Friday (Taco Cupcakes!)

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for Faux Foodie Friday  (Taco Cupcakes!) These are NOT what you think when you see the headline  I realised that I have blogged something all week for you (yay me!) but, of course, it had to be Mexican to bring it out of me ♥ I saw THESE cute cookies on Pinterest from […]

Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!

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Special Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday (Weekend Breakfast) and Lenten Promise!   So yesterday I was not good and didn’t get here, I’m sorry! We did, however, celebrate a special birthday with our “surrogate” daughter, Nikki. She is such a sweetie pie and she and another one of Chelsea’s friends stayed the night last night. It […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day ~ Rainbow Gold Cupcakes!

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Happy St Patrick’s Day ~ Rainbow Gold Cupcakes!  Today, for my Lenten promise, I am SO grateful to God for watching over my family!!!!!! Happy St Patrick’s Day everyone! Did you find a 4 leaf clover?  Or have a Guiness (or 2?)  What about a pot of gold?  (note to self: enter Oz Lotto tomorrow……)   […]

Melbourne Adventures Day 3 and WIN a $30 Gift Card!

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  Day 3 of our Melbourne Adventures was a bit quieter to start after the VERY full 2 days before!  We had a quiet continental breakfast in our apartment before Jem joined us when she flew in.  She waited until the end of the school week as she is a VERY diligent student in year […]

Happy 18th Birthday to the Six Foot Teenager!!!!!

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I can’t believe this man standing before me!  Jordan is such an amazing person and I feel so blessed to have the family I do.  But seriously, how did this happen?   My day started early again with leaving the house with the Dancing Daughter so she could be at the gym at 7 and […]