~ 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 […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday ~ Cheesy Manwich Burgers!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday ~ Cheesy Manwich Burgers! I seriously debated calling this post Mid Week Mayhem!  Things have been really busy at our house and the Dancing Daughter has her first professional driving lesson this afternoon.  We’ve spent quite a few hours in the car over the last couple of weeks […]

~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 ~CocoLuscious Organic Coconut Ice Cream!!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~CocoLuscious Organic Coconut Ice Cream!! Yes, I know it’s Wednesday, but all day I was thinking it was Tuesday.  Maybe tomorrow I’ll think it’s Friday  Whatever day it is, it’s still summer and that means ICE CREAM!!!!  But, my dear gluten free friends, this is not any kind of ice cream. CocoLuscious Organic […]

~Muffin Monday ~Gluten Free Oat and Applesauce Muffins!!!

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~Muffin Monday ~Gluten Free Oat and Applesauce Muffins!!! Monday morning……why is it always such a struggle? I spent a lot of time in the kitchen this weekend and it was genuinely relaxing but I have been fighting hellacious migraines for a number of days which makes getting up especially difficult! Today I discovered a new […]

Super Saturday Seedy Chicken!!!

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Super Saturday Seedy Chicken!!! It’s Saturday and this morning I snapped these lovely blooms on my morning walk in what was an otherwise gloomy morning.  The day turned out beautifully, though, with LOADS of baking at my house (I seem to have regained my mojo but for a batch of failed caramel muffins) and nice […]

~Five Minute Friday ~White Chocolate Baby Shower Fudge!!!!

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~Five Minute Friday ~White Chocolate Baby Shower Fudge!!!! Emergency! Emergency!  What do you do when you’ve just arrived home from Canberra after a long day and suddenly remember that you offered weeks ago to make something gluten free for a Baby  Shower which is the-next-morning???? Five Minute Fudge of course! And because both Mum’s to […]