~Throwback Thursday ~ Great Betty & German Chocolate Cake!

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~Throwback Thursday ~ Great Betty & German Chocolate Cake! My Papa was an amazing man who was so gentle, kind and incredibly talented.  I invite you to view this new story, photo gallery and video to find out a bit more about this wonderful man. After he was widowed, he remarried a remarkable lady named […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~ Exotic Waterwear for Beach Babes!!!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~ Exotic Waterwear for Beach Babes!!! I am officially OVER winter.  While today was a lovely, sunny day, it’s almost August and I know that the cold can be variable in the next month or so.  I, however, am dreaming of beach days and sun on my face  Today’s Road Test is […]

~ Monday Munchie Muesli Bars!!!

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~ Monday Munchie Muesli Bars!!!   Snacks.  They are a HUGE part of our household! Treats, snacks, nuts, cookies….you  name it and we have it!  But sometimes the rotation of Oatcakes and Buttermilk Loaf needs an interloper.  The Dancing Daughter asked for muesli bars so, in her absence, this is what I came up with. […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Sloppy Second Ribs!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Sloppy Second Ribs! So the Dancing Daughter is home safely from the music festival and had a wonderful time. She and her friend even made the Triple J Facebook page (bottom left with the black nail polish)! They were 2nd from the front in the mosh pit for hours and sheer […]

~Failsafe Friday ~Ricotta Chicken Fingers!!!

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~Failsafe Friday ~Ricotta Chicken Fingers!!!   Wahoo it’s Friday everyone! An amazing week and the weekend is supposed to be quiet My sweet baby girl has gone off with her friend to a music festival (scary for Mum but staying with my Dad so not as scary as it could be!) , dear sweet husband […]

Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake & Happy Birthday Gigi!!!

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Throwback Thursday ~ Classic Coca Cola Cake! Happy 91st Birthday to my wonderful Grandmother today!!!!!     As I’ve mentioned before, the school cafeteria was a place full of wonder……some good and some, well, that you just had to wonder what it was they were serving! But an all time favourite was the chocolate sheet […]

Road Test Tuesday ~ Well & Good Classic Bread Mix!

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Road Test Tuesday ~ Well & Good Classic Bread Mix! I’m on a bit of a bread kick! Last week I shared with you the Well & Good Crusty Bread Mix which we all enjoyed (my dear husband ate three of the rolls!). This week I tested the Well & Good Classic Bread Mix. I […]

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 […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice! YUM

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice!  YUM I’ve been absent without a permission slip, I’m sorry!  We’ve been really busy around the house and yesterday I made a few cakes for a birthday and dinner at some lovely friends last night.  We had such a great night but I’m certainly not […]

~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!!

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~ Throwback Thursday ~ Wacky for CAKE!!!! I’ve been cleaning up and clearing out the house room by room to reduce the clutter and, along the way, I’ve had a great time looking through some old photos. These are of my now 15 & 1/2 year old Dancing Daughter.  I think she was about 4 […]