Raspberry Blitz Bars Recipe

The Raspberry Blitz Bars Recipe is easy and is probably my all-time favorite cookie.  Raspberry, white chocolate , crunchy almonds and buttery sugar cookie.  Nom.   In fact, I’m eating one now as I’m writing this post.  I’m also hoping that I won’t get crumbs on my keyboard. 🙂  I made a batch yesterday  for […]
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Perfect Sugar Cookie Mix-up & CookieRecipe

  Merry Christmas! Caroling and snow — Hot cocoa and cookies.    Many of the world’s  ovens are warm this season baking up traditions and the sweet scent of  Christmas goodies is wafting through air.   A favorite Christmas tradition in my family, for generations, is the annual making of the Christmas sugar cookies. I’ve […]
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Fruitcake Recipe and a Dragon’s Bard Tale

This week I share with you my Fruitcake recipe for use with the Goody Mix.  Yes, it’s one of my deep dark secrets; Tracy and I both enjoy fruitcake. It’s has an old-fashioned blend of tastes and textures that are unique in ‘Cakedom’.  There is the tartness of white raisins with the sweet and citrus […]
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Easy Solution: Neatly Stored Bed Sheets

Domestic Intelligence   Opening my linen closet, I dove in to retrieve all my Christmas holiday quilts, pillows and sheets. Holiday linens are a tiny, but favorite tradition of mine.  It is one of the very first things I do during the holidays, along with placing my box of Christmas sheet music next to the […]
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The Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Recipe

There are few words to describe the impact of biting into a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake for the first time.  Some have even described it as a life-changing event. Blondie Mix-up makes it faster and easier.   Just beware that if you dare to make these, that you will be making them frequently — […]
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Turkey Salad Sandwich Recipe –Turkey Makeovers!

Thanksgiving Day was wonderful.  The family got together and cooked, passed the baby, played with the kids, and put together half of a  really hard jig-saw puzzle.   After we had eaten our fill of turkey and then napped (while ‘Christmas Vacation’ played in the background)  I found myself with a glorious amount of leftover […]
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Gifting: The 3 minute Cupcake Recipe

3 minute Cupcake!  Here is an easy to make and fun to receive gift for friends, co-workers and neighbors. It’s a chocolate cupcake that takes only 3 minutes in the microwave. Goody mix makes this especially easy to put together in a snap. These cupcakes are personal-sized, but big enough to share. So delicious you […]
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Best 1 Hour Bread Recipe

This is the best and easiest bread ever.  I admit I laughed skeptically at the idea of putting all the dry ingredients together (including yeast) into the bowl first.  It was just, well…not right.  I’m from the old school of allowing the yeast, sugar and water to work together for a few minutes before adding the dry […]
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