Coconut Chocolate Jumbles

I was desperate for some cookies a few nights ago and I needed dessert for an evening MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting I was attending.  There were limited resources in my pantry and these cookies were the only quick cookies that I could make!  WOW!  So glad for that little incident because the cookies were delicious!...more

Raw Strawberry Chocolate Cream Cake

I made this Strawberry Chocolate Cream Cake for my birthday party tomorrow evening and sampled it beforehand. The Consensus: Easy to make, nutritious and DELICIOUS!!!This post was inspired by a recipe I found on this website,

This Month's Top Ten Tips From My Favorite Magazines

Lots of eye candy in this month's Top Ten Tips. Love this couch and how graphic the shapes of these painted tea pots are. You can see the links to the magazines and the other eight tips here. ...more

Double Chocolate Cream Tartlets

Whenever I'm feeling a little blue I get nostalgic and I usually turn to things that comfort me. Chocolate comforts me and these Double Chocolate Cream Tartlets in particular take me back in time to my mother's kitchen. Growing up my mother made homemade chocolate pudding regularly and I could always be found along side her in the kitchen usually tugging on her apron asking, "is it ready yet"....more

Resistance is futile

Last week I put the word out that someone had located and pilfered my chocolate stash – not a random someone passing on the street, but someone(s) who live in this house and should know better. The stash is untouchable. If I wanted to share it, which in theory could happen, it would be in the treat drawer. It wasn’t....more

A Rainy Day

After living for so many years in drought-stricken Texas, I am thoroughly enjoying my rainy day....more

The Best Ever!

This is my favorite recipe for peanut butter my opinion, the best ever!!Ingredients:1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup butter, softened1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 egg, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons milk...more

Chocolate, Just Chocolate. Part Two: The Assembly.

Last night, it happened again....more