~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars!

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~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our house! Last night the Dancing Daughter and I decorated the tree with Christmas carols playing and it was a lot of fun, as always. Today is also my sweet girl’s last day of year 10 with their official […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Genius Gluten Free Pain au Chocolat!

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  ~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Genius Gluten Free Pain au Chocolat! Genius Gluten Free is one of the providers that has joined the Coles family for gluten free and, while they started out with a few items including bread in the freezer section, their lines have grown into quite a good selection.  I wish […]

~ Fail Safe Friday and Sweets for Saturday ~ Chocolate Cashew Clusters!

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~ Fail Safe Friday and Sweets for Saturday ~ Chocolate Cashew Clusters! Is it HOT enough for you?  One word for today….BLECK. Thank goodness for the slow cookers today as it is just too hot to heat up the kitchen.  But the slow cooker Sunday will wait because right now I have the easiest sweet treat for […]

~Macaron and Manic Monday!

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~Macaron and Manic Monday! Yes I dropped off the blog planet again last week, I’m sorry!  It’s just manic and today was no different. Can someone please tell me WHY I am tired after standing up for 2 hours but a 71 year old can strut around a massive stage and sing for 2 hours […]

~ Frightfully Fun Friday Baking for Friends and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!!

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~ Frightfully Fun Friday Baking for Friends and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!! Happy Halloween everyone!  As I sit here alone with my pumpkin full of candy bars and NOT ONE TRICK OR TREATER!  I saw dozens of kids down in another part of the neighbourhood but no one wants to walk […]

~Faking not Baking for Wednesday Web and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!!

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~Faking not Baking for Wednesday Web and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Beans!!! Today is all about Faking not Baking!  I made put together these cookies for work and they went super quickly. At one point I couldn’t even find one of the containers because someone had taken one lot into a meeting! […]

~ Friday Phobias, Failures and Favourites {GIVEAWAY!!}

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~ Friday Phobias, Failures and Favourites!!!   TGIF!  This has been a really long week but has gone quickly…..does that make sense?  I can’t believe it’s only one more week until Halloween!  The Dancing Daughter is already planning trick or treating with two friends in our neighbourhood! If you are an arachnophobe, look away NOW! Again, […]

~Wednesday Witches Hat Cookies!!!!

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 ~Wednesday Witches Hat Cookies!!!! Remember last year when I made THESE cookies? I think at the time I said, “Don’t ever expect these again” because I had chocolate EVERY-WHERE!!! Today I bring you something equally as messy but a whole lot easier and the response when served to co-workers was “These are wicked yummy!”  Halloween mission […]

~Watching you Wednesday!!!! Halloween is Coming with Watching you Cookies!

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Watching you Wednesday!!!! Halloween is Coming with Watching you Cookies! I LOVE Halloween.  It is truly my 2nd favourite holiday.  When I first moved to Australia no one celebrated Halloween and it was so sad  Now it is everywhere and while I know there are some who bah-humbug it as another commercialised holiday, I have […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Gluten Free @ Gloria Jeans! Welcome to another edition of Road Test Tuesday but first I’ll share with you my progress of the 31 Day House Purge Challenge.  Some of them, like Sunday, I had only recently completed (freezer food) so was off the hook.  Yesterday was medication.  This is what I […]