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Little Mother

Growing up as the youngest of six children I relished in the moments when I got to play little Mother to my sister's children:...

“I’m Coming With You”

This was my Valentine's Day Card:Locke is my favorite character; the original Locke, not the unLocke, Flocke, or the Man in Black, but John...

Award Speech

I'm just so amazed at how vast the blogging world is. I thought it was just about writing, but there are challenges and conferences,...

Feeling Toasty

I never quite got around to making last month's Daring Baker's Challenge. I have to admit, I was extremely intimidated by it, (yes! that...

Bon Appetit!

There has been a lot of hype going around regarding the Julie and Julia movie, especially and of course, amongst food bloggers, and let...

Welcome Reprieve

This month's Daring Bakers challenge was not nearly as difficult as I had anticipated. When I first read the instructions, the whole "to make...

Honeymoon Period

I think the first time I had Crème Brûlée was on our Honeymoon Cruise, and considering it was part of a buffet line I'm...

My First Love

As I mentioned, I was having trouble choosing a new book to read until I saw one my first love: Wuthering Heights. A few...

Happy Birthday Melinda!

I treated my dear friend Melinda Lloydling and her family to a Birthday dinner, and as I've mentioned before I always try to do...
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A Must Try Recipe

Are You In The Mood For Chocolate?

Browse through my blog a little bit, or check out my labels (toppings) over to the right and you'll find 20 chocolate cakes, 50...

Crossing Over

I think you've crossed over into obsession once you start creating recipes for the frosting you want to use. Though, this isn't exactly frosting...

Black Tie Chocolate Affair

I truly, madly, deeply love Red Velvet Cake. It's not quite my favorite - that award stays with my chock full of yumminess Carrot...

You Put the Lime with the Coconut

I have all these recipes I want to share with you sitting in my drafts folder, most are both made and photographed, some are...

Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

I just need one thing on Valentine's Day: lots and lots of chocolate! Lots and lots of chocolate! I don't care how you give it...