To the surprise of no one, Ashlyn chose a ‘princess’ theme for her birthday party last weekend. In order to make a princess cake, I decided on a rainbow velvet cake baked in a bundt pan and one of those creepy half-doll things you can find at craft or bulk stores.
I started by making the . . . → Read More: Making a princess cake for a princess’s 4th birthday
I posted on my personal Facebook page a few weeks ago that my house smelled amazing thanks to the pulled pork that I had in my slow cooker and after some friends asked for the recipe, I said that I’d blog it. It’s one of those recipes that was photocopied from a photocopy and . . . → Read More: Delicious Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
We have a lot of apples in our house after our apple picking excursion so when my good friend Joleen sent me a recipe for apple loaf I made it as soon as I could! She’s never sent me a recipe that wasn’t a winner and this is no different. The top of . . . → Read More: What’s for breakfast – Apple Loaf
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you are probably aware of my addiction enjoyment of Starbucks. A friend posted Starbucks pumpkin scones recipe on another friend’s Facebook wall and I just happened to have some pumpkin puree left in my fridge that I needed to use up, so I took that as . . . → Read More: What’s for breakfast – “Starbucks” Pumpkin Scones
A friend gave me this recipe and it’s great at breakfast or as a snack. I added some chocolate chips which probably decreases the health factor but they are so good that I think it’s worth it! The recipe makes 12 regular muffins.
PUMPKIN MUFFINS Ingredients 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1 . . . → Read More: What’s for breakfast – Healthy Pumpkin Muffins
I was flipping through the latest Food Network Magazine when I was visiting my parents the other week and I came upon the cherry and peach galette recipe. Last week I had peaches and cherries that were not going to be eaten quickly enough – it’s so hard to resist when everything is in season . . . → Read More: What’s for Dessert: Cherry and Peach Galette
When I came across this leprechaun trap cake on Pinterest I knew it was something I had to try! Everything that I read online said that using a boxed white cake mix was the way to go but I had this crazy idea to use a red velvet cupcake recipe from an episode of Throwdown with . . . → Read More: What’s for dessert: Rainbow velvet cake
My husband, in the 9 years that we have been together, has only ever asked for 2 kinds of birthday cake: black forest and carrot. I was on the hunt for the perfect carrot cake recipe and my good friend Joleen gave it to me. It’s now my go-to cake for the girls’ birthdays as . . . → Read More: What’s for dessert – Carrot Cake
I can’t explain it, but I think food is just better if you can dip it. Veggies, chips, even sandwiches are tastier if there’s something yummy to dunk them in. I’ve had a recipe for a beef dip that you make in the slow cooker in my recipe book forever and yet somehow I had never . . . → Read More: What’s for dinner – Slow cooker beef dip
I’m having so much fun this year, getting ready for Christmas with my little elf (Ashlyn) by my side! She’s really into all of the preparations this year, and she loves to bake, so I thought it would be a lot of fun to have a few of her friends over for a cookie-decorating play . . . → Read More: Christmas cookies – Gingerbread men