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 […]

Muffin Monday & Road Test Tuesday ~ Melinda’s Gluten Free Nourishing Raspberry Coconut Cupcakes

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Muffin Monday & Road Test Tuesday ~ Melinda’s Gluten Free Nourishing Raspberry Coconut Cupcakes Remember how last week I shared with you that a cupcake is really just a muffin with some icing and therefore, can be considered healthy? Well, Melinda’s Gluten Free Goodies has gone one step further calling one of the new mixes […]

♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Red Velvet Petite…….Fives???

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♥ Valentine’s Week ♥ Red Velvet Petite…….Fives??? I’ve told you previously about my love of Merritts Bakery in Tulsa and their incredible Lemon Petite  Fours that we had for special occasions like Baby Showers and Bridal Showers. I wanted to do a Valentine version for you and had these great silicone moulds that will do […]

Spooky Scary Sweets Week ~ Tombstone and Wicked Witch Cupcakes!

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The Wicked Witch of the East, the poor darling, certainly didn’t have much of a role in the Wizard of Oz movie. Can you imagine that casting? “Um can you handle a house being dropped on you and your legs and shoes will become iconic but no one will know who you are? You will […]

Frugal Friday ~ Sugar Free Icing Sugar!

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There are some things I am now vowing to never buy again and they will form part of Frugal Friday.  Some of the items on the list include breadcrumbs (why?!), tortillas, and this lovely sugar free icing sugar. This post is only possible due to the genius of the dancing daughter.  She is the one […]

Mid Week Makeover Minis {Giveaway!}

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This week I’ve simply run out of time to post a Mid Week Makeover main meal for you, I’m so sorry!! I’ve decided to bake less this weekend (I only  have 2 Birthday cakes, 2 loaves, muffins, dinners and brownies to make LOL) and spend a bit more time writing up the recipes for you. […]

Let’s Eat Cake!!!!

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ANY day is a good day for cake but especially for special occasions! Someone very special had a Birthday today and loves Kit Kats!  Now, they are NOT gluten free but you can certainly get the gluten free versions from Schar (and I have for a future cake as needed ) but this sure did […]