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Fried Dough

I’ve talked about my friend Kim before. She blogs over at Cravings of a Lunatic. She is crazy in the best sort of way, the popcorn, chocolate, pizza loving way. My Cotton Candy Popcorn-I got that from Kim. Her Turtle popcorn is on my list to make as soon as the weather cools off a […]

Seven Layer Bars

I love these bars! They’ve been a family favorite ever since I can remember. You can ask my kids how to make these bars and they can tell you, layer for layer. We’ve made them together that many times. And they’re so versatile. Just use what you have in the cabinets. Kind of like the Cereal […]

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Good Morning Everyone! You all know how I love to make bread. This one’s another easy one. So easy that I make it with the kids, and their friends when I need to occupy them. There’s nothing more rewarding for me than showing someone how easy bread can be to make and of course when […]

Guest post for Food Done Light-Pesto and Cheese Puff Pastry Appetizers

Pesto and Cheese Puff Pastry Appetizers

I’m loving my herb garden! Oregano, Parsley, Chives, Basil, Thyme, Dill, Coriander and Mint. I’ve always had a black thumb so I’m amazed at how well my Herb Garden is doing so far. I’m actually looking for ways to use it all up. Pesto has become a favorite in this house. My son will grab it […]

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

Peanut Butter Granola

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola-eat it for breakfast or as a snack Who knew how easy granola was to make? I didn’t. We’ve been trying to find healthier snacks for the kids to take with them to school and for after school. For my youngest, it’s no problem, throw some fruit at her and she’s in […]

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cake-guest post

Chocolate Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting

I can not tell you how excited I am today. It’s my Birthday! I’m 21…again! But that’s not why I’m excited. I’m excited because my sweet friend Roxana baked me a cake! Just over casual conversation about these Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes she made for her birthday, I mentioned that my birthday was coming up. A […]

Midnight Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

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Midnight Mint Chocolate Cupcakes-the coffee in the cake and the mint in the icing combine to create a decadent treat. Today I’m Guest posting over at Simply Gourmet for my dear friend Sherron. It’s summer time, and that means summer vacation for most of us at some point. Sherron’s in New York City with her […]

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties are better than anything you can buy in the stores and easy to make!

Homemade Peppermint Patties are better than anything you can buy in the stores and easy to make! I love making homemade candy. I always make candy to give during the holidays. I’ve never met anyone that doesn’t love receiving a tin filled with bite sized chocolate covered deliciousness. The look of awe, that I would go […]

Homemade Vanilla

Homemade vanilla-reuse mini wine bottles instead of buying bottles!

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 Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie-an easy dessert to cool down on a hot day and the kids loving help make it!

Chocolate Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie-an easy dessert to cool down on a hot day and the kids loving help make it! You’ve gotta love summertime. Great weather (most days.) Fresh fruits and veggies. The kids are out of school. Vacations. The pool, the beach, the water hose-Playing in water. And fun treats. Before we […]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies-also called Wedding cakes or Snowballs- Pecans, a few simple ingredients and lots of powdered sugar! These Mexican Wedding Cookies are my hubby’s absolute favorite Christmas Cookie. All year long he looks forward to the holidays when I get my baking turned into high gear. I make candy, and bark, and cookies and […]

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream-no machine needed!

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream-no machine needed! I didn’t believe ice cream could be good without an Ice Cream maker. I’d seen all these recipes floating around last year. My friend Dorothy at Crazy for Crust even did a round up post of them.  I had to find out for myself. I grew up on machine made […]

The best of Chocolate, Chocolate and more 2013

The Best of CCandmore 2013 sm

It’s the end of another year. I’m not a big one for resolutions. I know I’ve got the same ones everyone else has, Eat healthier, exercise more, save a little more money… And I know that I’ll break them all at some point in time. But I do keep trying. That’s the real point of […]

Root Beer Float Cookies

Root Beer Float Cookies-Bring back memories from childhood in a cookie!

Root Beer Float Cookies-Bring back memories from childhood in a cookie! If I had to choose one type of dessert as a favorite, it would be cookies. Cookies are easy to make and easy to eat. They can feed a crowd. They store well. They always look good. They always create a memory when eaten. […]

Thursday’s Treasures 100th Link Party and a giveaway!

Thursday's Treasures features

 Welcome to Thursday’s treasures 100th link Party!!! Can you believe it? Debi started this party off and graciously allowed Christie and I to join in along the way. I’m so glad she did. We wanted to do a little thank you. Just from us girls to you, for coming back every week and sharing your […]

Care Packages-what to send and how to pack them

It’s the time of year when we send care packages to loved ones. This care package went all the way to Afghanistan. To my son-in-law. Since I’d never shipped overseas before and according to the post office it would take 5-10 days for it to arrive, I had to choose items I knew could stand the […]

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie-don't let the lighter color fool you, this pie has all the rich flavor of dark chocolate in a creamy, cool pie!

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie-don’t let the lighter color fool you, this pie has all the rich flavor of dark chocolate in a creamy, cool pie! I have the most amazing readers/fans/followers/friends! And yes I do consider you all my friends. We share stories, we share laughter, we may even share a tear or two. You […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link Party

20 summer ideas

It’s party time! I’m so glad you all come back each week. I love seeing all the creativity. Before we get to the party, I just want to give you a little sneak peak into something I learned to do at Food Blog Forum this past Weekend at Walt Disney World. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9w_ibWRLn8 If it works […]

Seven Layer Magic Bars

Seven Layer magic Bars-the bar that started all the magic!

Seven Layer magic Bars-the bar that started all the magic! We’re all friends here so I know I can confess my mistakes to you. We’re all going to have a good laugh about this one. I can try to blame this on my dyslexia, which I did have as a kid. Honestly, I had so […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link Party

Spring! Today’s the first day of spring! Why is it that we’ve got a freeze warning for tonight then? I’m ready for warmer weather, flowers blooming, the smell of fresh cut grass, allergies…OK, I can probably wait a few more days. Before we get to this week’s party, hopefully you’ve all entered to win this […]