A good day in my book consists of quality time with my favorite people and/or time spent doing any one of my favorite things. On this windy February Sunday, I got to partake in a few of my favorite pass-times… baking, photography, writing and gardening. It was a good day. 🙂 I’m sure I’ve mentioned … Continue reading
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Strangers are Friends Waiting to Happen!
It’s been 3 years since I’ve written. 3 years. I hope I remember how to do this. 😉 4 years ago this past June, I searched the inter-webs for a Mobile Groomer. My gentle-giant of a cat Andy, weighing in at 18 lbs needed a good grooming and my vet office at the time would … Continue reading
Magic Mug Cake!
What if I told you that you could have a decadently delicious chocolate cake prepared and baked in 5 minutes? What if I also told you that you probably have all the ingredients to make said cake NOW? Would you run to your cupboards and get to baking? I cannot take credit for this recipe … Continue reading
There is comfort in tradition. LOTS of comfort. 🙂 As far back as I’ve carried a fondness for Mini-Cheesecakes , I’ve had an equal adoration for Chocolate Crinkle cookies. These two sweet treats went hand-in-hand over the years. Soft, chewy, Chocolate Crinkles used to be one of my mothers Christmas cookie staples. Notice I said, “used to be”. 😦 Over the … Continue reading
Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti!
I can finally say that I accomplished some holiday baking this season! Whew! Mini-cheesecakes are still on the top of my “to do list” and hopefully I’ll find some time next week to whip them up. But for this weekend, I made Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti! Let’s all say it together… YUMM!!!!!! 🙂 … Continue reading
Memories Over Chocolate Cream Pie!
Memories are a funny thing. Two people can share the exact same moment , yet what you take away from it and what memories you’re left with can be totally different from what the other person comes away with. Why is that? Do memories get embellished over time as the intricate details are forgotten so new ones are … Continue reading
Chocolate Cake ~ Part II
Due to popular demand, I’ve been given the go ahead to share the recipe from my previous post, Chocolate Cake! Trust me when I say this is a must try!! Seriously. And quite honestly, this recipe is too easy and over-the-top delicious, not to try! Go thru your cupboards and throw away any boxed chocolate cake mixes … Continue reading
Who doesn’t love a good, homemade chocolate cake!? 🙂 I’ve mentioned it before, but its worth mentioning again… I have come in contact with some of the most amazing people on Instagram. People that I’d probably not cross paths with otherwise for many of them live several hundred miles away. It’s truly amazing how social media … Continue reading
Tis’ the season for S’Mores Cupcakes!
When I think of S’Mores, I think of camping. When I think of camping, I think of my last camping trip about 3 years ago. One hot June weekend I went camping at Casini Ranch, about 45 minutes away located on the Russian River. We had the perfect site. Close to the river, but not on the … Continue reading
Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes!!
Who loves peanut butter and chocolate??? Raising my hand high, I DO!! I DO!!! 🙂 With 4th of July upon us, many are preparing for BBQ’s, pool parties, picnics and family outings to celebrate. If you’re looking for a delicious twist on an old-time American classic, the brownie, give these heavenly confections a try! These … Continue reading