~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 […]

~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff!

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  ~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff! It’s cold. It’s been raining. The sky is dreary. Everyone is tired…..Mid Week Makeover becomes Mid Week Madness to get a dish on the table! This is super easy to make, can be adapted to whatever leftovers you have, is warm and comforting. Enjoy! * […]

~ Road Test Tuesday ~ Well & Good Crusty Bread and Top Tip!

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Road Test Tuesday ~ Well & Good Crusty Bread and Top Tip!   This Top Tip comes from the “Why didn’t I think of this sooner?” file!  I have a bit of germ-o-phobia about cleaning the bathroom.  I would much rather scrub the bathrooms rather than iron and I’ve tried every scrubber/sponge you can think […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Sugar Free Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~

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~ Muffin Monday ~ Quinoa Apple Muffins YUM! ~ I’m still crazy for quinoa here and my adaptation of a recipe is perfect to use quinoa and quinoa flakes along with beautiful golden delicious apples (or apples of your choice). These come out much like the Oatcakes and are not as fluffy as traditional muffins […]

~ Weekend Breakfast and Slow Cooker Saturday/Sunday ~ Slow Cooker Banana Caramel Bread!

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~ Weekend Breakfast and Slow Cooker Saturday/Sunday ~ Slow Cooker Banana Caramel Bread! Weekend breakfast was a quick affair around here this morning as everyone scattered to get to work, activities and errands. What do you do when you wake up at 3 and can’t go back to sleep, aside from 3 loads of washing, […]