Tag Archives: chocolate

My Tim Tam Adventure

One of the things I enjoyed most about growing up in the military was the ability we had to travel the world and visit so many different countries. The world is a beautiful place and like my dad always said, “To have a friend you must be a friend”, and he always managed to find …

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Welcome Back Spring!

Honestly, I was beginning to think that spring was never going to show up this year. I finally got all the snow off of my porch and was able to enjoy being outside the other day. There’s nothing better than sunshine, flip flops, iced coffee, and a clean grill! Speaking of iced coffee, here’s a …

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Crazy March Days

A few days ago my husband and I celebrated our anniversary. We talked about what we should do and where we should have our special dinner, the final decision was to relax with a movie and take out food. We happily toasted our 34 years together with a vanilla milkshake and caramel frappe. This winter …

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Raspberry Filled Chocolate Amaretto Cupcakes

We have been so busy lately that I didn’t even get a chance to bake the usual Valentine Goodies that I bake every year. I decided to take advantage of being housebound because of the impossible snow this week, and bake one of the recipes I had been wanting to try for awhile. Most people make something with chocolate and …

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Be Happy and Eat Your Eggnog!

Hey you all! How are you doing during this craziest time of the year? I have a new recipe in honor of the Christmas season to share with you but first I need to rant a little. I have been thinking about this a lot and I am trying to figure out why people are …

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Warm Weather, Sunshine, And Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

We’ve finally had a few days of sunshine and 80 degree weather! This means that we can be outside and enjoy the great outdoors. It also means that my son, who used to be a landscaper and still loves working in the garden, is once again tearing my yard apart. I keep telling him that …

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Rose Swirl Cake

I love to try new cake decorating techniques, and lately I have been noticing a lot of cakes decorated with a rose swirl design. Of course I figured it was time to try it for myself. I watched a few tutorials on Youtube and this one was my favorite. Be sure to check it out! …

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Ultra Light Chocolate Cupcakes ~ Happy Passover!

It’s spring, and with that comes Passover and Easter. In our family we celebrate Passover, as we believe that this was Jesus’ last supper. I always enjoy finding new recipes to serve alongside the family favorites. This year was the added challenge of finding a nice chocolate cake for my Grandson’s second birthday. As usual …

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Irish Cream Cupcakes ~ Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I don’t know who the mastermind was behind this recipe but it is amazing!!! I found it on Pinterest and I don’t believe I have ever made cupcakes this good. If you haven’t made these before, it’s a must. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! http://bellyfeathersparty.blogspot.com/2010/03/baileys-irish-cream-chocolate-best-st.html

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