The new year offers a fresh start and gives everyone a new beginning point for twelve months. Typically, the new year also brings the desire to organize and rid your personal space of clutter. Just like everyone else, I am in the process of organizing and de-cluttering my spaces. However, even the most focused person has to take a break once in awhile and my break consisted of baking these Frosted Banana Bars.
Only five days into the new year and I have already broken a resolution and this recipe for Lemon-Blueberry Cookies might be the culprit! 🙁 Well, I still have three resolutions left and they may or may not involve exercise; saving money; or organization! I will never tell! [Read more…]
Happy New Year! Everyone will be bidding goodbye to 2016 and welcoming 2017 tonight. Personally and selfishly, I am happy to see 2016 finally come to a close…it has not been a good year for me. As a general rule, I try to absorb each year gracefully and accept whatever life brings with ease (in spite of growing a year older). And then there was 2016! 🙁 [Read more…]
Yes, we survived another Christmas and can we now concentrate on the New Year’s resolutions for 2017. Do any of you make resolutions for the new year and then see how long you can keep them? I do! One of my resolutions for 2017 (besides not to break any more bones) is to venture into new recipes like these Pumpkin Spice Bacon Peanuts. I am a creature of habit and tend to rely on the same “safe” recipes that I have always used. While focusing on my resolutions, I asked myself a simple question, “Why Do I Cook?” [Read more…]
Do you give food away as gifts? I do with time permitting. I love to make things in my kitchen and give them as a gift from my heart! These Faux Pecan Turtles are an oldie but a goody and they are perfect for bagging up as gifts! The recipe has been used many times over and equally they have as many different names…the recipe is even on the back of the Rolo candy bag! [Read more…]