Road Test Tuesday ~ Tasmania and WINNER Cast Iron Skillet!

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Road Test Tuesday ~Tasmania!   Congrats to Belinda S who won the Classica Cast Iron Skillet.  Belinda’s favourite cooking utensil is her wine bottle A few months ago I said to my Step Mother, “Why don’t we do something for our Birthday’s?” (both in August). I proposed that she and my Dad come down from […]

~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 […]

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 […]

~ 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 […]

The Party’s Over…..

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The Party’s Over….. I don’t have the final cookie recipe for you today because I’m leaving to head home this afternoon in a huge thunderstorm YIKES! I have had a wonderful time with my family and thank my parent’s and sister so very much for having me. I am so grateful to my family, my […]

Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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Cook Week Cookies are making ME Thirsty! Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies! Yesterday was a mixed bag of restful and busy!  Mimi and I had a restful morning with a bit of shopping.  I saw a World Market for the first time and I had seen 2 items that I really wanted online so I was […]

Cookie Week ~ The Cookie Cake and Sisters!!!!!

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Cookie Week ~ The Cookie Cake and Sisters!!!!! Yesterday started with a bit of a sore head from the night before but I had some Nurofen and walk and was ready to face the day! Starbucks called before I got ready to go out to my Grandmother’s house again for the morning. I had a […]

Cookie Week ~ Road Testing and a 5 Star Dinner!

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  Cookie Week ~ Road Testing and a 5 Star Dinner! After a very fun filled evening the night before yesterday was much more low key and restful. I took an early morning walk where I saw some bunnies which were adorable and I walked past a bakery with the scent of fresh baked bread […]

Cookie Week! Tribute Tuesday ~ Brookies, Tulsa Hot Spots, Friends and PSA!!!!!!

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Cookie Week!  Tribute Tuesday ~ Brookies, Tulsa Hot Spots, Friends and PSA!!!!!! Public Service Announcement!!! I cannot get my Rafflecopter to cooperate so the GIVEAWAY planned will commence when I return to Australia late next week so stay tuned. Yesterday was another full day with my start at Starbucks before I took a walk with […]