~ 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. […]

~ 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 […]

~ 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, […]

~ 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 […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets! Remember how I told you I used to pour over the  school cafeteria menu to choose the rare days I ordered my lunch through the cafeteria line?  Pigs in Blankets was always one of my favourites!  When I discovered you […]

~ Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!!

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~  Muffin Monday ~ Banana Chocolate Oatcakes and WINNER of the Silpat Baking Mat!! Congratulations to Sandra W who says “I love oatmeal raisin cookies. Even though they are nothing fancy and are one of the most basic cookies you can find out there, there is just something about their chewiness, mildness with the oats, […]

~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat!

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~ Joyfulness, Weekend Breakfast and LAST CHANCE to WIN a Silpat Baking Mat! Joyfulness ~  The most amazing husband in the entire world.  I don’t deserve him but I am so grateful to have him ♥ 2 great kids 2 sets of parents whom I love and love me back An incredible but very small circle […]

Final Cookie Recipe, Failsafe and Favourite Things GIVEAWAY Silpat Baking Mat!

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  Final Cookie Recipe, Failsafe and Favourite Things GIVEAWAY Silpat Baking Mat! I’m so sorry this is so late but I’ve really struggled with time since I arrived back home!  I ALWAYS find it harder to travel from the US to Australia and it takes me days to adjust back to our time.  I can’t […]