Yearly Archives: 2011

Monday is my heavy cleaning day, and it seems to take me a lot longer than it used to.  Since I’m getting older & slower, I usually also prepare something fast & easy on Monday.  If your Monday is bogged down, this is the recipe for you.  On a side note:  This is to the Lady who […]

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Thanks to those of you who left me a comment about your vote for a Full Post or Excerpt.  Evidently, very few people look at this blog . . . or you just really don’t care one way or another . . .which is good.   The votes were 7 for a Full post and 4 votes […]

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 Before we talk Muffins . . . I have two quick questions for you. 1.  Do you prefer a Full post on the Home Page, or Excerpts like I’m trying right now? 2.  Do you need a tutorial on something you’ve been wanting to learn to bake/cook? Moving on to the muffins. What are the requirements for a […]

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I did it. Something I’ve wanted to try my hand at . . .  for quite a while now. My first try wasn’t perfect, but they are presentable and quite delicious. These would be the perfect Valentines Day Gift! MACARONS   If you blog hop at all, then you know that everyone is talking Macarons. I’ve never […]

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This morning on one of the news channels they were talking Valentines Day.  Oh how that word resonates differently between the male & female mind.  I got a good chuckle out of some of the men that were being interviewed, and their thoughts on this big day.  One of the guys was really funny and […]

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Do you need a fast & super easy meal for Super Bowl Sunday? This spicy Mexican dish just might fit the bill. It’s pretty tough to take a pretty picture of a casserole, but I promise . . . it’s pretty tasty! This was voted the #1 Casserole for the year at Taste Of Home. It’s […]

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I have a beautiful and extremely talented friend named Jessica. She lives just around the corner from me, which makes me very lucky indeed. In fact, I live around the corner from many wonderful Cooks. Jessica has a delicious blog with many of her recipes . . . You should check it out. Every Christmas, she has a […]

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Target . . . You are like a drug. Little demons jump on your shoulders, the second you enter that store.  They taunt you and whisper “sweet temptings” in your ears. Today, I was weak. I gave in . . . and bought a heart shaped cupcake pan. I filled those cute little hearts with Katherine […]

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Early morning conversations  can effect your hearing, especially is it sounds like a lot of work! “Stew would be really good tonight.” “Beef Stew?” . . . “and maybe some homemade rolls.” “Rolls?” What you really need to know, is that my sweet Husband rarely suggests anything for dinner. After I fully woke up . […]

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Lately . . . I seem to mini-ize everything. I’m just sure that’s not a real word, but it seems to fit. It’s “two bites” of heaven. If you have a big mouth . . . then you get “one bite” of heaven!   I couldn’t resist taking a bite myself. Well . . . two bites […]

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Bananas are good for you.         Cupcakes . . . are not.         My Rationing:  Combine the two together, and only half of the cupcake is bad for you!                 The Bavarian Cream center pushes these cupcakes over the top.         I used to make my own, but not after I tried the Pastry Cream you can buy at […]

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