I just started teaching myself how to bake from scratch last year. The first holiday season my fiance and I spent in our own home, I set my mind to baking several batches of Christmas cookies. While not perfect by any means, they were a respectable first attempt, and an experience that sparked such fervor… Read More »
It’s always an honor and a privilege when asked to write for Woman Tribune. So when founder, Holly, contacted me about elaborating on a comment I’d made on the Crock-Pot giveaway, I was happy to oblige. For those who don’t know me, I’m a certifiable geek. I’m a Star Wars-loving, Dungeons & Dragons-playing, gamer girl,… Read More »
I received a Ceramic Halloween Cookie Flower Cauldron for review from Cheryl’s. No other compensation was received, and opinions are my own. This weekend kicked off Halloween Week, with parties, costume contests, and other festivities great and small that will continue right up until Thursday night. If my Facebook and Twitter feeds are any indication,… Read More »
I received a Green Giant prize pack and the opportunity to host this giveaway from Green Giant through MyBlogSpark. No other compensation was received, and opinions are my own. I have a thing for veggies; I always have. As a kid, I didn’t have to be tricked, bribed, or fought to eat the serving of… Read More »
I received a Crock-Pot slow cooker and Crock-Pot Seasoning Mixes for review, as well as the opportunity to host this giveaway. No other compensation was received, and opinions are my own. I will be the first to admit that I am not a great cook. Sure, I can make a meal, and it will even… Read More »
I received a Del Monte prize pack for review and the opportunity to host this giveaway from Del Monte. No other compensation was received, and opinions are my own. We are about a month into the new school year now, and already the pressure of planning nutritious and exciting school lunches and snacks is beginning… Read More »
Cinnamon chocolate chip cookies
A classic chocolate chip cookie, mildly tweaked. Very simple and straightforward. To make them, just use your favorite classic chocolate chip cookie recipe and add a tablespoon of cinnamon to the dry ingredients. A slight modification that makes a world of difference in spicing up a timeless baked good that everyone already loves.
Today is International Chocolate Day. An exciting day all by itself (I am convinced that anyone who isn’t a chocolate lover isn’t human!) Julep, home of the Julep Maven monthly subscription program just for nail polish enthusiasts, is doing a little something extra to make the day much sweeter — literally. To celebrate International Chocolate… Read More »
Apple crisp from Yvonne Ruperti’s book, “One Bowl Baking”
I did some late-night baking yesterday and whipped up one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever found in a cookbook.
I received an Old El Paso prize pack for review and the opportunity to host this giveaway from Old El Paso through MyBlogSpark. No other compensation was received, and opinions are my own. Living around rural Pennsylvania, I have long held a deep appreciation for the work done by independent farmers. Adding many fresh vegetables… Read More »