~ Fail Safe Friday and Sweets for Saturday ~ Chocolate Cashew Clusters!

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~ Fail Safe Friday and Sweets for Saturday ~ Chocolate Cashew Clusters! Is it HOT enough for you?  One word for today….BLECK. Thank goodness for the slow cookers today as it is just too hot to heat up the kitchen.  But the slow cooker Sunday will wait because right now I have the easiest sweet treat for […]

~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 […]

~Wacky Wednesday and Throwback Thursday ~ Gluten Free Sugar Free Pear & Vanilla Wacky Cake!

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~Wacky Wednesday and Throwback Thursday ~ Gluten Free Sugar Free Pear & Vanilla Wacky Cake! Throwback Thursday snapshot of the Six Foot Teenager and the Dancing Daughter many years ago (I think maybe 12?) at Noosa. They are still great mates today and always have been I wanted to share a recipe with you this […]

~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 […]

~ Throwback Thursday & Fudge on Friday ~ Candy Corn Candy Corn Candy Corn!!!!

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Throwback Thursday & Fudge on Friday ~ Candy Corn Candy Corn Candy Corn!   Last year I made many recipes with candy corn for you including a Candy Corn Fudge But the best part of candy corn, aside from the HUGE rush of sugar, is the story of my niece, Riley.  I told you this […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Classic Tapioca Pudding

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Classic Tapioca Pudding I thought we would stir things up today for Slow Cooker Sunday with a classic dessert that is well received in my household (one time one member of the family ate all 4 servings that had been prepared!) I grew up on THIS pudding mix And I never […]

Throwback Thursday ~Classic Vanilla Slice!

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Throwback Thursday ~Classic Vanilla Slice! I need to let you know that I have only had vanilla slice one other time in my life. It’s just not something you find in American and when I came here I tried a piece that was full of custard and I just wasn’t a fan. There were way […]

~ Faux Foodie Friday ~ Wagon Wheel Slice!!!!

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~ Faux Foodie Friday ~ Wagon Wheel Slice!!!!   I would say Happy Friday, ok I’ll go ahead and say it….Happy Friday, but yesterday was my Friday as I took today off.  Yep, that means a 4 day weekend, baby!! I have vowed NOT to place unrealistic expectations on myself and to have a nap […]

~ 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 […]