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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 #OXOGoodCookies

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! 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

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 […]

Apple Cake (Apple Kuchen)

Apple Cake, also known as an Apple Kuchen, simple vanilla cake, topped with sliced apples and a cinnamon sugar mixture makes a great presentation for any occasion!

Apple Cake, also known as an Apple Kuchen, simple vanilla cake, topped with sliced apples and a cinnamon sugar mixture. Makes a great presentation for any occasion! I love apples. It’s my favorite fruit. Always has been. I can and will eat them anytime, fixed any way. I love Apple pie, still warm from 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. […]

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark-just 2 ingredients, makes a great gift for the Holidays!

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark-just 2 ingredients, makes a great gift for the Holidays! You know those days when your house becomes the gathering place for all the kids? Ok, not all the kids but when they are teenagers and there are both boys and girls involved, it might as well be all of them. You […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brownie Brittle Toffee

Brownie Brittle Toffee-crisp chocolate Brownie Brittle combined with buttery toffee and sprinkled with pecans! Makes a great gift if you can part with it!

Brownie Brittle Toffee-crisp chocolate Brownie Brittle combined with buttery toffee and sprinkled with pecans! Makes a great gift if you can part with it! Brownie Brittle, have you ever had it? It’s more of a cracker in texture but tastes just like a rich fudgy brownie. It’s addictive. I’d never had it before, then Brownie […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Butter Pecan Crunch Candy

Butter Pecan Crunch-A light buttery taste combined with pecans and coconut, makes a great food gift!

Butter Pecan Crunch Candy-A light buttery taste combined with pecans and coconut, makes a great food gift! Finally! I work up this morning to cooler weather. It’s almost November and we’ve been having highs in the 80’s. I turned off the air conditioning 2 weeks ago, hopefully for good. It’s hard to get into the […]

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge-rich and creamy with pockets of pure caramel goodness swirled in! It’s basically the Holidays. Halloween is over. We can now freely mention Thanksgiving and Christmas and everything that goes with it. To be honest, I’ve been in Holiday mode for almost 2 months. Not just because of this blog, but […]

Frosted Pumpkin Cake Cookies

Frosted pumpkin Cake Cookies-made from scratch,the texture of cake, with a rich caramel frosting!

Frosted Pumpkin Cake Cookies-made from scratch, the perfect pumpkin flavor with a cake like texture and a rich caramel frosting! It’s that time of year again. If you’ve followed me for any amount of time, you already know, Pumpkin is not my favorite thing. Give me Chocolate, Vanilla, Peanut Butter, Caramel or fruit flavors any […]

Simple Sausage Gravy

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite!

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite! I know, I know, this isn’t chocolate. It’s not even a sweet. But sometimes I have to share a family favorite recipe. My kids just can’t get enough of Sausage Gravy. We have it for breakfast and even sometimes when I’m rushed, I’ll serve it for dinner. We […]




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