Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake & Happy Birthday Gigi!!!

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Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake! Happy 91st Birthday to my wonderful Grandmother today!!!!!     As I’ve mentioned before, the school cafeteria was a place full of wonder……some good and some, well, that you just had to wonder what it was they were serving! But an all time favourite was the chocolate sheet […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!! I’ve been cleaning up and clearing out the house room by room to reduce the clutter and, along the way, I’ve had a great time looking through some old photos. These are of my now 15 & 1/2 year old Dancing Daughter.  I think she was about 4 […]

~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~

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~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~  On the weekend we had our 4th of July celebration and one of the desserts was the Skillet Dump Cake but the other was super thick Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes!  I baked the brownies in a Chinet Bakeware pan the day before and then […]

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 […]

~ It’s the Start of Cookie Week! Chocolate Chip Glutino “Oreo” Stuffed Cookies!

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~ It’s the Start of Cookie Week!  Chocolate Chip Glutino “Oreo” Stuffed Cookies!  Ok, so we’ve done Apple Pie so second to pie, what’s more American than COOKIES????!!! Yesterday was such a wonderful day as I got to spend it with my Grandmother and we took Wholefoods Chicken Salad out for her for lunch.  While […]

~ Travelling Posts ~ As American as Apple Pie! Apple Pie Pops!

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~ Travelling Posts ~ As American as Apple Pie!  Apple Pie Pops! Yesterday I got to spend a WONDERFUL day with my parents as we relaxed, shopped, had dinner at the best Mexican on the PLANET   El Rancho Grande.  Seriously, the best! I’ve been going here since before I can remember!!!! I took my own Beanfields […]

~ Travelling Posts ~ As American as Apple Pie! Apple Pie Jars!!!

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~ Travelling Posts ~ As American as Apple Pie!  Apple Pie Jars!!! Sitting here at the Sydney Airport thinking about when we recently traveled to Hawaii and Nikki said she loved airports.  Chelsea and I looked at her like she was insane!  The WORST airport is Los Angeles (the arm pit of America) so I’m […]

Food Blogger Friday ~ The Good, the Bad and the UGLY

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Food Blogger Friday ~ The Good, the Bad and the UGLY   I’m not even going to say I’m a day late again……just try to pretend with me!  Yesterday was E-normous!  I spent the entire day from before sun up to after sundown setting up for my doll sales and my fitbit told me I […]

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 […]

Throwback Thursday ~ Pineapple Upside Down Cake!

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Throwback Thursday ~ Pineapple Upside Down Cake!   Thursday is my favourite day usually! Not just because I get to do a Throwback Thursday some weeks and revisit a part of my childhood (like the cake you have today) but also because it is ballet night!!! I love my weekly class that restores my body […]