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How I use Pinterest

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I promised you when I celebrated my one year anniversary of starting this blog I would share a little of what I learned along the way. There are so many opportunities for bloggers, or anyone for that matter, to share with others what they love through Social Media. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Google + Stumble Upon If you […]

Pinterest-How I Pin

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Pinterest is an amazing resource to drive traffic to your blog. Pinterest and Facebook are consistently fighting for the #1 spot for referrals to my blog. The beauty of Pinterest is you don’t have to be an amazing, professional photographer to have a photo “accepted” which lets all of us have an opportunity to have our recipes […]

Triple Chocolate Cookies

Triple Chocolate Cookies-Cocoa Powder, Semi-sweet Chocolate and Milk Chocolate team up making these cookies irresistibly Chocolatey!

Triple Chocolate Cookies-Cocoa Powder, Semi-sweet Chocolate and Milk Chocolate team up making these cookies irresistibly Chocolatey! Crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside! #OXOGoodCookies When I think of Cookies, I think comfort food. Warm kitchens, delicious smells wafting through the house, and hugs from mom. I think of family time together. Sitting around the kitchen […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Enjoy using Homemade Vanilla in all your favorite recipes for a rich vanilla taste. Also makes a wonderful gift!

Enjoy using Homemade Vanilla in all your favorite recipes for a rich vanilla taste. Also makes a wonderful gift! About a month ago, I saw this post from Cheryl-Tidymom about making Homemade vanilla. It reminded me that I’ve always been meaning to do this. I immediately went on line and ordered my beans. Then I went […]

Baked Brie #SweetNaturally

Baked Brie topped with rum soaked raisins, pecans and just a touch of maple syrup. then wrapped in a flaky puff pastry.

Baked Brie topped with rum soaked raisins, pecans and just a touch of maple syrup. then wrapped in a flaky puff pastry. This time of year, it’s all about the sweets. Cookies, cakes, candy, pies. But it’s also about gathering together. Family, Friends, co-workers. It seems like there’s Always another event calling for food. One of […]

Understanding Twitter-What is Twitter?

Wow, there’s a statement. Understanding Twitter. I don’t have a clue how to use twitter as a blogger. I have an account. I can click on the button at the bottom of posts and tweet it, just like I pin posts to Pinterest. But to say I’m getting the most out of it, no way. […]

Cinnabon Bread Pudding

Cinnabon Bread Pudding-use Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls as a quick shortcut for an easy breakfast treat!

Cinnabon Bread Pudding-use Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls as a quick shortcut for an easy breakfast treat! It’s official. We have less than one week until Christmas. I’ve tried to stay ahead of the holiday. Avoid the stress everyone talks about. All the baking, the decorating, the shopping. The holiday is supposed to be about family, friends, […]

Twitter and Blogging

It’s Saturday and that means another post on blogging. If you’re new to this series, it’s all about sharing what we know and learning from each other. Even an experienced blogger can’t know it all, there’s just too much out there and it’s always changing. I’ve covered Facebook Facebook can be a Blogger’s Best Friend-Setting […]

Lemon Bread

Lemon Bread-perfect with an afternoon cup of tea. Also makes a great gift!

Lemon Bread-perfect with an afternoon cup of tea. Also makes a great gift! But everyone’s doing it… If everyone jumped off a bridge would you jump too? But it’s just so addicting. You have other thing that need to be done.  I know. Sigh.  This is a conversation I have with myself almost every day. […]

Smores Chocolate Bark Candy

Smores Chocolate Bark Candy-Chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers, how can you go wrong?

Smores Chocolate Bark Candy-Chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers, how can you go wrong? Candy making doesn’t have to be hard. Especially Chocolate Bark Candy.It is possibly the easiest candy to make. Ever. I always have an ample supply of chocolate almond bark and candy melts in my baking cabinet…just in case the urge hits me. […]

Crock Pot Candy and a $800 Paypal #Giveaway

Crock Pot Candy-A soft Chocolate candy filled with peanuts and caramel, made in the crock pot!

Crock Pot Candy-A soft Chocolate candy filled with peanuts and caramel, made in the crock pot! When you need to make a lot of candy…for a party, or for gifts, this is the candy to make. There’s no wrong way to make it. You can use whatever chocolate chips you have on hand. It’s a […]

Sugar Crumb Cake

Sugar Crumb Cake-this coffee cake is great for breakfast or dessert!

Sugar Crumb Cake-this coffee cake is great for breakfast or dessert! Remember life before Pinterest? When all the great ideas you wanted to someday get around to doing, you found them in magazines. And then you would cut out the page of that great idea and save it somewhere? In a folder, or notebook. Shoved […]

Cocoa Ginger Crisps

Cocoa Ginger Crisps-the flavor combination will amaze you!

Cocoa Ginger Crisps-the flavor combination will amaze you!  I love ginger snaps, hubby hates ginger. I love chocolate, hubby loves chocolate (although not as much.) And I still have this wonderful cookbook. Hershey’s 100th Anniversary Cookbook This is a great one for making the dough ahead of time then refrigerate or freeze it until ready to bake. […]

English Toffee Bars

English Toffee Bars-Simple shortbread crust covered with pecans, a buttery toffee and loaded with chocolate chips on top!

English Toffee Bars-Simple shortbread crust covered with pecans, a buttery toffee and loaded with chocolate chips on top! Bars are one of my favorite things to make during the holidays. First off, they’re easy. One batch and done. You can cut them any way you want. Larger as a family dessert or on the smaller […]

Easy Chocolate Fudge

Easy Chocolate Fudge-just 4 ingredients and a few minutes!

Easy Chocolate Fudge-just 4 ingredients and a few minutes! I know we always seem to be rushing Holidays. It’s not even Halloween yet. And then we still have Thanksgiving to enjoy. I love a good fried turkey for Thanksgiving. There is nothing like the skin on a fried turkey. We fight over it. Trying to […]

Cake Batter Fudge

Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and so good to eat!

Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and so good to eat! I have to apologize right up front to whoever I got this recipe from. I don’t remember who you are. I’m so sorry. Here’s what happened. My sweet stepdaughter loves finding things and then shares them to me on Facebook. Especially things she wants […]

White Buttercream Frosting

White Buttercream Frosting, almost perfectly white with the perfect buttery buttercream taste!

White Buttercream Frosting, almost perfectly white with the perfect buttery buttercream taste! So it’s that time of year. Homecoming. One of the great things about my job (being a sweets food blogger) is I get to bake lots and lots of sweets. I’ve become known for it locally. Especially in the schools. Probably because my […]

Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate Chip Muffins with a light sugary crumb topping

Chocolate Chip Muffins with a light sugar crumb topping-so easy to make and tasty to eat! As a kid, between the ages of 10 and 15, most kids get that “best friend”, the one kid who they always name when they want to do something, talk to someone, just hang out with. And as an adult…..always remember. My Cassie has […]

Popcorn Bars

Popcorn Bars-sweet, salty and buttery combine for an easy treat, celebrating 100 years with Jolly Time!

Popcorn Bars-sweet, salty and buttery combine for an easy treat, perfect for any occasion! I’m not about celebrating my own birthday but when it comes to helping others celebrate, I’m all in.  JOLLY TIME Pop Corn is turning 100 this month. One Hundred! I can’t even imagine being that old. For a family owned company that’s […]

Red Velvet Bundt Cake

Red Velvet Bundt Cake-moist crumb, vibrant color, this cake is perfect for any occasion, especially the Holidays!

Red Velvet Bundt Cake-moist crumb, vibrant color, this Pound Cake is perfect for any occasion, especially the Holidays! I’m all about baking for the Holidays. Who am I kidding, I love baking all the time, but especially during the holidays. Candy, Cookies, Bars and Cakes. When it comes to cakes, I like to keep it […]




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