~Throwback Thursday and National Chocolate Cake Day!!!

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~Throwback Thursday and National Chocolate Cake Day!!! It’s Thursday in a short work week and I’m feeling hugely slightly pressed for time.  But yesterday was special with the Dancing Daughter starting her first year of 11/12 College at a new school.  It seems like only yesterday that it was Kindy And one of her favourite […]

~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 […]

~Macaron Monday ~Triple Layer Neapolitan Macaron Cake!

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~Macaron Monday ~Triple Layer Neapolitan Macaron Cake! Birthdays are special.  Birthdays require cake.  Special = special cake! As I contemplate the round of family birthday’s in the next month, I was reminded of a mammoth Macaron cake I made for a special friend late last year.  This one was a zinger and I was really […]

~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 […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~McDonald’s Gluten Free and LAST day to WIN a fabulous cookbook!!!!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~McDonald’s Gluten Free So a Coeliac walks into a McDonald’s……..and orders right off the menu! WAIT!  Don’t go!  I never in a million years thought that I would bring you a review of McDonald’s for Road Test Tuesday.   I mean, let’s face it; the McCafe selections include 2 friands and the dreaded […]

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 […]

~ Happy New Year ~Champagne Pound Cake and GIVEAWAY!

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~ Happy New Year ~Champagne Pound Cake and GIVEAWAY! Happy New Year!!! It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone and time marches on …. But none of us are getting any older are we? Last night we went for a date night for a beautiful meal and to see Marcia Hines […]

~ Christmas Catch Up, 20 years, Fudge and Cinnamon Monkey Bread!

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~ Christmas Catch Up and Cinnamon Monkey Bread! I’m still here! Well, kind of! The lead up to Christmas was pretty hectic especially since, for our 20th Wedding Anniversary, the darling husband and I renewed our wedding vows  It was such a joyous occassion and I even wore the same dress as 20 years ago […]