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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 […]

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers-taking your favorite snack to the next level by covering it in chocolate! I’ve always loved peanut butter crackers. As soon as I was allowed to make my own lunch for school, I quit sandwiches and took peanut butter crackers. I’d make a few extra.  Either to snack on during the […]

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. […]

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. […]

Cinnamon Cookie Sticks

Cinnamon Cookie Sticks-a refrigerated cookie dough, slice, bake then drizzle some glaze, these cookies are both a little crunchy and chewy at the same time. Perfect with a cup of coffee or a tall glass of milk!

Cinnamon Cookie Sticks-a refrigerated cookie dough, slice, bake then drizzle some glaze, these cookies are both a little crunchy and chewy at the same time. Perfect with a cup of coffee or a tall glass of milk! I love pinterest. Whenever I want to save a recipe, or a cute dress, or that new furniture […]

Chocolate Cake Donuts

Chocolate Cake Donuts with a vanilla glaze

Chocolate Cake Donuts with a Vanilla Glaze-rich chocolate flavor and dense texture, these are the perfect donuts to make a day ahead. I have a confession to make. I’ve owned a Donut Pan for 3 years and never used it. I received it as a Christmas gift. I even asked for it. Then just forgot about […]

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 […]

Lemon Crumb Squares

Lemon Crumb Squares

Lemon Crumb Squares-a recipe handed down from my grandma  I love recipes handed down from one generation to the next. There is just something special and heart warming about it. And sometimes, if your lucky, beautiful memories to go with it. This is one of those recipes. My Grandma used to make these bars for […]

White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies-the addition of melted white chocolate in the batter of this cookie dough gives them a delicious vanilla flavor. I always have oatmeal in my pantry. Not that we ever eat actual oatmeal for breakfast. It’s strictly for baking purposes. There’s something comforting about an warm oatmeal cookie, fresh out of the […]

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. […]

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 […]

Frosted Lemon Cookies

Frosted Lemon Cookies

With lemon in both the cookie and the frosting, these thin Frosted Lemon Cookies are perfect for any occasion. To me, nothing says spring like lemon. Maybe it’s the appearance of all the fresh fruit in the grocery stores. Maybe it’s the smell of lemon from spring cleaning. Or maybe it’s just the pretty yellow […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ham and Cheese Quiche

Ham and Cheese Quiche

Ham and Cheese Quiche is easy to make, great for brunch, lunch or a light dinner. A great way to use up leftovers. Quiche is one of my favorite things to eat. A buttery crust. Lots of cheese, some ham. Throw in whatever’s in the crisper drawer-onion, bell bepper, broccoli. Some spices, eggs and cream. […]

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Dipped  Shortbread Cookies-a simple buttery cookie, dipped in chocolate and sprinkles I adore shortbread cookies. So simple. Just 5 ingredients. It’s really easy to make. That said, I really don’t like making it. It’s not preparing the dough, or waiting for it to chill. It’s cutting it out into pretty shapes. Then you have […]




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