Archives for December 2011

My Fight with the scale

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Slim-Fast for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Let me preface this by saying that I am not fat. Not obese by any means. But I am overweight for ME and my body build. I am 5′ 3″ with tiny bones. All through High […]

Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Pretty aren’t they? At our family Christmas party, one of our cousins brought Oreo Truffles. Ummm, hello….where have they been all of my life? I ate ohhh, 5 too many. I knew I had to make them ASAP. She told me the round about recipe, but I decided to add a little zip. I added […]

4th Annual Holiday Photos

I wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas or Merry whatever holiday you might be celebrating. May your season be filled with family, love and a full belly. And like every year I share some Holiday photos. Each year, my sister and I have our photos taken together by our dear friend and […]

Marshmallow Snowman & Winner

Well Hi there.  Cute, aren’t I? I’m easy to make too. Yep, I was here on this blog 2 years ago. The chic that writes this blog is too lazy to make something new this year. She claims she is too busy, but I am glad to show my cute little face again. It’s nice […]

Salmon with Dill and Lemon

Remember I posted a very educational post all about Norwegian Salmon a couple of posts back? If not, go check it out. The wonderful folks at Norwegian Salmon sent me a BEAUTIFUL WHOLE SALMON. It was Huge. I couldn’t wait to cook it. Not wanting a morsel of it to go to waste, I called […]

Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees

I have not had to seconds to even breath this Holiday Season. So I am regurgitating a Christmas craft I did two years ago here on my blog. So if you are new, these are new to you!!! These are so simple to do and the kids love making them. And as a bonus, you […]

Millstone & Keurig Giveaway

COFFEE..COFFEE..COFFEE. Need I say more? I literally could not function without it. If you have been reading my blog since the beginning, I have been singing the praises of coffee for years. I even posted a video back in the day of me in the morning prior to having coffee, it was a scary sight. […]

Peppermint Pretzel Bark

Bark is so easy to make and it’s perfect for Holiday parties or just any day of the week really. However, it is quite dangerous to have laying around the house. It is cut in such small pieces, that you just walk by, pick one up and pop it into you mouth. Well, if you […]

Norwegian Salmon and a Gravlax Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Norwegian Salmon for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you love Salmon? I know I do and so does my son. I think salmon is the perfect fish for those who don’t necessarily like fish because it is not a “fishy” tasting fish. […]

Pork Tenderloin & Giveaway

Pork is my best friend. I just love it. But it is sad that I don’t make it nearly enough. I think one of the tricks to a perfect piece of pork it to Brine it. Brining tenderizes the meat and gives it a delicious flavor. If you plan a little bit ahead, you will […]

I have a good Excuse…..

for not being blogging…I really do. Aside from being knee deep in some professional recipe deveolpment. I’ve been unplugged from the world for 8 days. No phone, no internet, no email..NOTHING. It was dreamy!! We were galavanting about the Caribbean(Bahamas, St.Thomas and St.Marteen) on the largest cruise ship in the world, The Royal Caribbean’s Allure […]