Berry Apple Cake Recipe

Last week, I went a wee bit crazy with the berry buying. Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries…yum! Unfortunately,we can only eat fresh berries so fast and my beautiful collection of yummy berries were not going to keep long enough for us to finish them. So… cake! To start, I found a recipe called Double Berry Cake on […]

Recipe Nostalgia – Easy Bake Oven

Holly Hobbie toy oven from my childhood Once upon a time, my now seventeen-year-old was a little girl. That little girl had an Easy Bake Oven. It was pink and looked like a microwave. The oven, at that time, came with one or two packets of baking mix. Those were gone on the first day. […]

Recipe Review – Spice Cookies

I love baking and making sweet treats, so much, in fact, that I restrict myself to birthdays and special occasions to keep from eating too many sweets! Tis the season to make treats and goodies for friends and family. I wanted to try a new cookie recipe and pulled this out of an old favorite […]

Recipe: Stenciled Brownies for My Sweetheart!

Brownies for My Sweetheart I really don’t need a reason to tell my husband how much he means to me.  Even so, any excuse to make his day a little brighter is one I’ll take.  He loves brownies and homemade ones are extremely easy to make and much yummier (in my opinion!) than the store […]

recipe: Homemade Vanilla Pudding

My mom makes the best homemade pudding in the world. She really does, just ask Gareth, my 11 year old, or my kid sister, for that matter.  We all love Gramgram’s pudding. Try as I might, I’ve never been able to replicate her recipe, which is a list of ingredients, but no amounts.  She just […]

sew awesome craft: archerpren’s “recipe” for crochet straps

Without a doubt, my most popular crochet project to date is the Yarn Ball Cozy (on ravelry). The uberamazing Convivial Crafter, Pren has taken the project to a whole new level and made it ultra-portable by adding a crochet strap.  Instead of writing a pattern, she’s created a two flexible “recipes” that you can use to […]

Recipe Review: Emergency Chocolate Cake

I made this from an email recipe that was going around. It’s called Minute Chocolate Mug Cake, but I like Emergency Chocolate Cake. 😉 I sprayed one coffee mug with cooking spray and it definitely came out better than the rest…less mess in the mug afterward. For best results, eat it while it’s warm. It […]