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An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!

Ahhhhhhhhhh..... The luck of the Irish must not have been with me during my first go with Royal Icing! Well, after all, I am Danish and French! My children are part Irish...but they weren't here helping me make these cookies! One of my goals for this year....try new ingredients, products or gadgets for the kitchen.… Continue reading An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!

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We Whooped it up…and Whipped it up! A Celebration…and Vee’s Italian Cream Cake!

Well...Poppy's birthday came and went. There was celebration of another year...along with celebrating a Great Niece's visit and our Brother-In-Law's race victory. He competes in the NMCA (National Muscle Car Association). So we Whooped it up...and Whipped it up! There was Victory... And there was cake... And there was cake! My husband loves coconut... coconut cake... coconut… Continue reading We Whooped it up…and Whipped it up! A Celebration…and Vee’s Italian Cream Cake!

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Photo Challenge…Blue wrap up….Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, YUM!

My final photo challenge...blue photo. This photo reminds me of life's simple pleasures. I remember how much my children enjoyed having a large balloon tied to their wrist, watching it bob and drift and sway. Then, when the moment was right...letting it go and watching it drift away into the clouds. Simple pleasures...sweet! And...another sweet… Continue reading Photo Challenge…Blue wrap up….Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, YUM!

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An Angelic Dessert…in Honor of my Angel Mama!

Another Mother's Day has come and gone. I hope that all Mother's had a wonderful day! Having moved, recently, from the Southwest to the South, I was unable to spend the day with my Mother, kids or grand kids.  So...what to do? I baked something in honor of my Mother and I enjoyed it...with thankfulness… Continue reading An Angelic Dessert…in Honor of my Angel Mama!

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Thunder over Louisville! Kentucky Derby Days are here…let’s make Derby Day Brownie Pie!

Thunder Over Louisville marks the beginning of the festivities for the Kentucky Derby. Rated as one of the top 100 events in North America, the Derby Festival's Opening Ceremonies were definitely worth attending...even in the freezing cold weather. The day-long event kicked off two weeks of events that are part of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival. The… Continue reading Thunder over Louisville! Kentucky Derby Days are here…let’s make Derby Day Brownie Pie!

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National Bake Week…and Easter! What a week! Celebrate the goodness!

A Holiday coming up and National Bake Week!  What a great combo! I have been busy baking..I wake 'n bake! I baked nearly every day and so...time to get some of those wonderful goodies posted! I definitely wanted to share another childhood family favorite...Grandma Alice's Gumdrop Cake. I have to tell you...Poppy is surprised at how tasty… Continue reading National Bake Week…and Easter! What a week! Celebrate the goodness!