~ Joyfulness, Pre-Birthday Breakfast, and Saturday Sunny Caribbean Rice and Beans!

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~ Joyfulness, Pre-Birthday Breakfast, and Saturday Sunny Caribbean Rice and Beans! Welcome to the weekend!  My joyfulness today is abundant with a beautiful family breakfast this morning on the 6 foot teenagers Birthday Eve.  Tomorrow he turns 19.  What?!  19?  Can someone please explain to me HOW this happened??? I can’t believe that this will […]

~It’s Pancake Tuesday!!!! YAY Pancake Roundup!

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~It’s Pancake Tuesday!!!! YAY Pancake Roundup! I love breakfast. I love breakfast. I love breakfast.  The best nights were those that we had breakfast for dinner.  Now, my dear husband is not a fan of breakfast for dinner (I KNOW??  What is wrong with him?) so tonight I’m making a new pancake in honour of Shrove […]

~Muffin Monday ~Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake!!!!

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~Muffin Monday ~Blueberry Muffin Bundt Cake!!!! Good Monday Morning!!!! Muffins are always a great start to a bedraggled start to a Monday.  I had a sick Saturday and Sunday with not feeling very well so decided to take it easy and by take it easy I mean make – poached pears, poached apples, steel cut […]

~Happy Valentine’s Day!! Red Velvet Fudge Bites!!

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Red Velvet Fudge Bites! I hope everyone had a wonderful and love filled day today ♥   I not only had a lovely day but came home from some errands to find these BEAUTIFUL flowers from my sweet hubby  Feeling very loved, for sure! But Valentine’s Day sweets need to be shared and […]

~Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

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~ Feel the LOVE! Red Velvet Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting  Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day!!!! That means love, chocolate, hearts, chocolate, red velvet, chocolate, balloons, chocolate, dinner, chocolate, wine, chocolate. Oh sorry, did someone mention chocolate? You can’t have Valentine’s Day without some beautiful chocolate but it has to be red. SO, what is […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Amy’s Kitchen Gluten Free Rice Mac & Cheese!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Amy’s Kitchen Gluten Free Rice Mac & Cheese! I love Amy’s…. My Mom has always liked Amy’s and I’ve previously had in the US the Dairy Free Rice Mac & Cheese as well as a few of the Enchilada Dinners which are YUM!  So when I spotted THIS in the frozen section […]

~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, and Slow Cooker Saturday!

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~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast, and Slow Cooker Saturday! I’m hanging my head because I have not been here ALL WEEK with you! I’m so sorry and I can’t really blame being busy (I was); I can’t really blame the heat (it was so hot all week and still is that I’m not sure I’ve even […]

~ It’s too hot to cook…..Sandwich Press Saturday!!! and GIVEAWAY!!!

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~ It’s too hot to cook…..Sandwich Press Saturday!!! Ugh, it really is just so hot AGAIN today and, coupled with an injury that sees me limping around like a lame horse, I can’t muster the energy to turn on the oven! My trusty sandwich press has come to the rescue!  Last month I was chatting […]

~ 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 […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread Cookbook!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread Cookbook! Christmas Day.  Monkey Bread.  Sugar Coma.  Bliss! Each year I’ve searched for a suitable gluten free Monkey Bread (or cinnamon rolls as called at my Mom’s house each Christmas morning) and each year they get better and better. Last year I made a […]