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Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

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

Magic Mug Cake!

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

Healthy Banana Pecan Ice-Cream!

Healthy Banana Pecan Ice-Cream!

During a time that many of us are trying to eat healthier, I strongly feel we also need a healthy balance. Diets that cut too much of this or too much of that often set one up for failure. You know how it goes, that which we cannot have we want more of. That doesn’t … Continue reading

Raspberry Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Raspberry Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache

I had wanted this post to be a Valentine related post, but due to launching a website for my photography, A.V. Campbell Photography and the fact that my heart-shaped Macarons looked more like big blobs, this post was delayed. But hey, better late than never! 🙂 Have you ever eaten a perfectly round, light and … Continue reading

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!

Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting!

I offered to make cupcakes for a family memorial reception last weekend. Little did I know at the time what I was getting myself into. It wasn’t the act of picking up the necessities, planning the “cupcake menu” or even making the cupcakes that was an issue. It was the storm that hit before the … Continue reading

Chocolate Crinkles!

Chocolate Crinkles!

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

Christmas Cheesecake!

Christmas Cheesecake!

Merry Christmas Eve!! When I was a little girl we had a neighbor that every year made the most delicious mini-cheesecakes. Most delicious!!  Every Christmas I looked forward to our family’s exchanging holiday goodies because it always meant we’d be receiving mini-cheesecakes. I looked forward to those lil’ cupcake tins of heaven all year! 🙂 When I was … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti!

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

Pretzel Turtles!

Pretzel Turtles!

As promised I did a little holiday baking this afternoon (if you can consider using the oven for 3 minutes, baking!), and now it’s time to share… Pretzel Turtles!!  Inspiration and recipe courtesy blogger Chew Out Loud, these little delights were so incredibly easy to prepare. Few ingredients, simple steps and delicious results! How could … Continue reading