~ Thinking of Thanksgiving……Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Boats!

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~ Thinking of Thanksgiving……Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Boats! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!! While the big day isn’t until tomorrow at home, it is Thursday here in Oz so we are celebrating! As a kid, and even now, I would not be interested in eating turkey or ham so all the side dishes are my favourite.  My […]

Mexican Monday ~ Mexi Party Dip!

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Mexican Monday ~ Mexi Party Dip!   What can beat a fresh tortilla chip loaded up with tonnes of Mexi dip? We eat Mexican so many times a week and made this for our 4th of July celebration with both the Six Foot Teenager and the Dancing Daughter “bags-ing” the leftovers. There wasn’t much leftover […]

~ Mexican Monday wish list item!

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~ Mexican Monday wish list item! Ok, I admit I have a kitchen small appliance problem in that I love gadgets.  But an instant tortilla maker????!!!!  I can only hope that this is available in Australia!!! Yep, it’s just like a coffee maker that makes tortillas from pods!!! To say I Want One is a complete understatement!!! […]

~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!

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~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat! Joyfulness ~  The most amazing husband in the entire world.  I don’t deserve him but I am so grateful to have him ♥ 2 great kids 2 sets of parents whom I love and love me back An incredible but very small circle […]

~ Faux Foodie Failsafe BBQ Sauce and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat (1 day to enter!)

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~ Faux Foodie Failsafe BBQ Sauce and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat! Earlier this week I shared with you part of my food “journey” (I hate that word!) with my fake brisket in the slow cooker. One of the things I’m really missing being on my failsafe diet is sauce!  I have already introduced a […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Jello (Jelly) Squares and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ School Cafeteria Jello (Jelly) Squares and WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!!   I’m so sorry I’ve been absent the last few days!  Things have been really hectic and it’s not that I haven’t been thinking about you all and wanting to share, I’ve just been really busy creating food to share […]

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 […]

~ Meatless Monday (on Tuesday) ~ Scrumptious Baked Ricotta!!

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~ Meatless Monday (on Tuesday) ~ Scrumptious Baked Ricotta!! I promise I did NOT forget about you yesterday! I had everything all ready to go for you and then could not log in to my account to upload the photos or my text……BOO! And then Masterchef was on and I tried again but I decided […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Creamed Corn!

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Creamed Corn! This weekend has been an absolute whirlwind with cooking, a trip to Sydney for a girlie catch up lunch with my gal pal, a Dance Eistedfodd with the Dancing Daughter, more insomnia, mounds and mounds of washing, dishes and cleaning, more cooking and organising! Yesterday was fabulous to […]

Frugal (Failsafe) Friday ~ Pear Maple Poppyseed Dressing!

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Frugal (Failsafe) Friday ~ Pear Maple Poppyseed Dressing! Happy Friday everyone! I hope your week has been fruitful and your weekend is relaxing and full of joy. Today’s weather was simply gorgeous until mid afternoon and we are now bracing for a cold change and what looks to be a rather ordinary weekend. I guess […]