Baking with Blueberries!

One 4 layer chocolate cake - doneOne pan of rasberry shortbread bars  - doneOne pan of chocolate chip shortbread bars - done2 dozen mini devil's food cupcakes - done so here comes my dilemma - what can I bake?...more

Foods to help with joint movement and to help reduce chronic pain.

Every since my (failed) back surgery I have been "food" conscience. I try to cook foods that helps with joint movement and chronic pain. You can pretty much find the below foods at my house every day.  . *in case you can't tell I love roses and pink... and I can't for the life of me cut a pretty avocado.One of these foods is avacodos. Avocado has abundant nutrients, antioxidants and fatty acids that are good for your joints....more

I've had 3 discs removed and a rod put in but it didn't really help that much. At my last doctor ...more

Strawberry and Blueberry Shortcake: A Sweet Salute

Strawberry shortcake is a classic American dessert. Although shortcake recipes vary throughout the country, including using pound cake, sponge cake, and the traditional sweetened biscuit, one constant remains it is the ultimate summer treat. (By the way, I’m in the biscuit camp.) In honor of Memorial Day, I created this patriotic version of the traditional strawberry shortcake as a sweet salute to the U.S.A....more

No More Blueberries. Ever.

I should have known that I had not given birth to a little lady. I should have known when, at less than a week old on the changing table, legs held high in my hands, she fired a torrent of liquid newborn crap like a canon across a dresser and down a wall.I should have known....more

We've always had a video monitor for her room, but it captures her bed. I'm seriously ...more

Why I'm Fussy About Both Men and Food

Fussy? I have two things to say about this: 1. The last time she asked me this question, I happened to be dating someone. When I told her this, she took me aside and whispered in my ear, "Play the field." Huh. 2. Yes, indeed, I am fussy. Here's why. ...more

Loved your food, loved the pie, loved your attitude. Thanks for the good read and the ...more


It started out as a pretty good day today.  Had my last "first" day of class today, my Psych class.  Best group so far.  Only 9 of us in the class and that works well since we will be spending every Saturday from 9am-11.50am for the next 3 months together.  Nice folks.  Had a good time.  Liked my prof.  After class everything stayed hunky dory- went to mom's to help her paint and got her entire bedroom painted.  Got to listen to about 5 episodes of my favorite podcast (...more

White Chocolate Bark with Blueberries, Pine Nuts and a Zest of Lemon

 Creamy, sweet, tangy and nutty. It doesn't get any better than this!...more

Thanks, I'll have to give that a try! I was so disappointed when my pictures didn't show up in ...more

Raspberry, Blueberry, Cream Cheese & Mascarpone Pound Cakes

What a perfect time of year to make these delicious Raspberry, Blueberry, Cream Cheese and Mascarpone Pound Cakes, with berries in season they are so sweet and juicy and enhance the flavour of the pound cake....more

A True Blueberry Pecan Cake

Straight from my father’s kitchen is this Blueberry cake. It’s one of my favorite summer recipes. Read more......more

Mmmm blueberry cake would be really, really good right now.

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Red White and Blueberry Cupcakes With Rum Icing

From my blog The Adirondack Chick In honor of July 4, we decided to whip up some cupcakes, as well as share some of our favorite links to recipes we liked for this holiday weekend....more