Five Dollar Finds

I love thrift stores and thrift shopping especially for cute little dishes and one-of-a-kind kitchen items. Once you can get past the visual overload and hodge-podge, there are usually some gems...


Microwave Strawberry Vanilla Mug Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Glaze

 Ready, set, go. Let’s make cake. In the microwave. In 90 seconds.  Who doesn’t love cake, with strawberries woven into it, with a puddle a bit of vanilla buttercream glaze added...


Baking Supplies Giveaway – For Two Winners

I recently received these bakery emulsions from LorAnn Oils. You may be wondering what is a bakery emulsion?   Emulsions are water-based, alternatives to extracts.  The flavor is micro encapsulated in...


Coconut Peanut Butter Magic Cake Bars

Recently I was asked by FoodBuzz to become a Brand Ambassador for Frigidaire. My first task was to highlight one of my favorite recipes for spring. These bars are what I...


Rainy Day

It’s been a miserable Saturday in terms of weather. But a delightful one in terms of baking. Recipe coming up next but it would be like if Magic Eight Bars… and...


Green & Chocolate Drizzled Banana Smiley

What do you get when you take green sprinkles… A square of my favorite baking chocolate… And drizzle one square of melted chocolate over a sliced banana? You get a very...


25 Saint Patrick’s Day, Irish, and Green Food Recipes

Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, here are 25 Saint Patrick’s Day, Irish, or Green Food-based Recipes. Not everything is “Irish” in the traditional sense, and although you won’t see...


Soyfoods Giveaway

April is National Soyfoods Month and I partnered with the Soyfoods Association to bring you this giveaway. Included in the giveaway: Westbrae Original Soymilk and SoyDreams new Almond, Cashew & Hazelnut...


Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. There’s a Peanut Butter of the Month Club that I just stumbled upon and I think I have to join. Deluxe and exotic peanut...


Homemade Horchata

One of my favorite things to do in the spring and summer is go to the farmers market, walk around and take it all in, and drink freshly made horchata.