~ 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!!! […]

~ Simple Skillet Sunday ~ Caramel Apple Skillet Dump Cake for 4th of July!

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~ Simple Skillet Sunday ~ Caramel Apple Skillet Dump Cake for 4th of July! Yesterday we had our 4th of July celebration (on the 5th!) and it was an afternoon full of food, fun and friendship. The nibbles table was well received. And the main event featured burgers, pigs in blankets, pulled chicken, baked beans, […]

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 […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets! Remember how I told you I used to pour over the  school cafeteria menu to choose the rare days I ordered my lunch through the cafeteria line?  Pigs in Blankets was always one of my favourites!  When I discovered you […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Organic Feast East Maitland

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Organic Feast East Maitland   I’ve been trying to eat organic foods whenever I can.  Because my choices are so limited right now, my choices are pretty consistent although I have tested carrot and now Bok Choy which are both moderate salicylate foods without any symptoms (yay!).  But the staples […]

~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens

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~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens This is a catch up post, sorry! I’ve been absent for a few days but have been thinking of you all ♥ Last night, Roy and I had a date that I had booked for a bit of […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ Afternoon Tea Favourite ~ Gluten Free Scones!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ Afternoon Tea Favourite ~ Gluten Free Scones! Gluten Free Scones have been on my “to conquer” list for a long time.  Oh, I’ve tried before and ended up with rock cakes not the super high, fluffy, warm bit of deliciousness that graces my taste buds when I visit Petite Belle Patisserie. […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Gingerbread Comparisons!

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~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Gingerbread Comparisons! It’s been no secret that I have a big soft spot for gingerbread.  Just a few things I’ve produced for you….. Glazed Gingerbread and Apple Muffins Gingerbread House from Gingerbread Folk Kit Chocolate Gingerbread Cake Gingerbread Men from Melinda’s mix And Gingerbread cake. I love the smell of […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~  Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!! Congratulations to Sandra W who says “I love oatmeal raisin cookies. Even though they are nothing fancy and are one of the most basic cookies you can find out there, there is just something about their chewiness, mildness with the oats, […]

~ 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 […]