Halloween, Wickedly Delightful Treats, Eats & Sweets

  I am feeling a little wicked today…   Wicked Witches Candlelight Supper     Tempting you with Halloween sweet treats for young and old!   Spooky Empanadas         Mini taco empanadas with dough cut with a ghost cookie cutter Frosted with cream cheese and black peppercorn eyes         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Happy Birthday Duncan Hines!

Today is Duncan Hines birthday! March 26 1880 – March 15 1959 Let’s celebrate with a round up of fabulous cakes made with his cake mixes! Here’s some fun facts about how these cake mixes came to be…Duncan Hines began his career as a salesman traveling the country before there were interstate systems and chain … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Here we are, February 2019! What are your plans this month, will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day, or perhaps the Chinese Year of the Pig? We will be celebrating a Valentine birthday, and I have some plans for a special piggy table… What do you think would be more appropriate for the Flavor of … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine Love

Wine Cork heart   ❤️   psst…2 weeks to Valentine’s Day!     ❤️ Plenty of time for making Valentine crafts, gifts and recipes! Here are some of my favorites…   You can make a Ribbon Heart Wreath with things you have, a wire coat hanger and ribbon or fabric   Make a Candy tree or … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bursting Berries

Two for one Tuesday! These recipes are so embarrassing unbelievably easy They are super super shortcut versions of summer favorites, Strawberry Pie and Berry Cobbler They deliver big berry flavor with very little effort, so they are perfect for when you’re exhausted  the cook’s day off     Strawberry Pie Sticks, 2 ingredients and a … Continue reading

the Organized Life, the March Paint Bucket

Boy, February FLEW by! I am surprised I got so many things made from my bucket list in February but it filled its purpose, giving me meal ideas when I had no time to think! The monthly bucket list is my way of organizing my cooking thoughts and managing recipes that I want to try.  … Continue reading

Creamy Chocolate Strawberry Tart

I am starting to panic because it’s August and summer’s almost over…the Farmer’s Markets will dwindle, the displays of produce will get smaller,  melons will disappear and all those luscious summer vegetables will be replaced by root vegetables, acorn squash and pumpkins…With this thought in my subconscious, the other day I woke up with an … Continue reading

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