~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 […]

Australia Day Recipe Roundup!!!!

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Australia Day Roundup!!! I wish everyone a safe and f un Australia Day!  We currently have a yard full of teenagers for a BBQ so I’ll have a new recipe for you tomorrow especially for Australia Day, However, on te Eve, Let’s recap the Australia Day recipes of our past!  Anzac Inspired Cake Mix Cookies! […]

~ Happy New Year ~Champagne Pound Cake and GIVEAWAY!

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~ Happy New Year ~Champagne Pound Cake and GIVEAWAY! Happy New Year!!! It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone and time marches on …. But none of us are getting any older are we? Last night we went for a date night for a beautiful meal and to see Marcia Hines […]

~ Christmas Catch Up, 20 years, Fudge and Cinnamon Monkey Bread!

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~ Christmas Catch Up and Cinnamon Monkey Bread! I’m still here! Well, kind of! The lead up to Christmas was pretty hectic especially since, for our 20th Wedding Anniversary, the darling husband and I renewed our wedding vows  It was such a joyous occassion and I even wore the same dress as 20 years ago […]

~Recipe Makeover ~Crazy Good GINGERBREAD Cranberry Cake!!!

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~Recipe Makeover ~Crazy Good GINGERBREAD Cranberry Cake!!! So you know that Crazy Good Cranberry Cake that I re-ran this week for you? I’ve remade it!  With Gingerbread!! Nothing says Christmas for me like the smell of gingerbread (and of course Marshmallow Santas) and combine it with cranberry and you can’t go wrong (unless you completely […]

Recipe Return Faux Foodie Christmas Cake!!!

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Recipe Return Faux Foodie Christmas Cake!!! I haven’t baked in AGES but tonight I knew I needed to get my rear into gear and get some Christmas Cheer started.  My darling husband LOVES his Christmas Fruit Cake so I soaked the fruit tonight and now they are in-the-oven yay! This recipe is CRAZY easy, super […]

~Thinking of Thanksgiving ~Crustless Mini Pumpkin Pies! (SF & GF)

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    ~Thinking of Thanksgiving ~Crustless Mini Pumpkin Pies! (SF & GF) Today is Thanksgiving in the USA and I have had the wonderful pleasure of speaking with my family including my Grandmother. I wish I could hug them all but it is only 7 days until my sweetie pie sister arrives for our brother’s […]

~ Thinking of Thanksgiving……Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Boats!

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~ Thinking of Thanksgiving……Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Boats! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!! While the big day isn’t until tomorrow at home, it is Thursday here in Oz so we are celebrating! As a kid, and even now, I would not be interested in eating turkey or ham so all the side dishes are my favourite.  My […]

~ 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 […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Queen Gel Colours and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Coffee Beans!!

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~Road Test Tuesday ~Queen Gel Colours and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and GJ’s Coffee Beans!! I really enjoy playing with colours in cooking but often find that liquid colours are hard for me to control the end result. I saw the Queen Gel Colours at the supermarket and thought they might be good to […]