Pound Cake

I failed terribly at my attempt to make a layered cake.  Well, failed in the sense of the layers did not turn out pretty.  The cake, however, was super yummy!!!   Ingredients 2 cups butter 3 cups white sugar 6 eggs 4 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup milk Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F […]

Orange Popsicles

ORANGE POPSICLES 1 cup Trop50 Orange Calcium + Vitamin D 1 container (6 ounces) plain non-fat yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 orange, peeled and sectioned Blend ingredients about 30 seconds until smooth. Pour into Popsicle molds and freeze for at least 6 hours. Makes 6 popsicles (1/3 cup each). 1.5 ounces of vodka optional […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies

My first guest post!!!  I felt so proud!  😀  I posted a recipe that Monkey and I made for Chocolate Peppermint Cookies!  They turned out super yummy!  SO, go by and check em out if you wish!  They are posted up at Dominique’s Desk! A sneak peak??? Just this once…. Yummy looking, huh!?!  Go by […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Zoo feed was running low and Christmas is fast approaching, so we decided it was time for cookies! Chief Zoo Keeper decided that he wanted a Cookie Cake. We tried to convince him he didn’t, but we lost. SO, our first bit of ‘Christmas’ Cookies was a yummy cookie cake!!!   Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake […]

Pumpkin Bread

What better treat on a cold night than pumpkin bread???  I made some for our church and our guests at Thanksgiving, and a loaf to fill our bellies later!  😀  I was initially scared to try it, but it was amazingly easy!  Also, very inexpensive!  Here goes: 3 cups all-purpose flour1 tsp pumpkin pie spice2 […]

Extra Yummy Chocolate Cake

Chief Zoo Keeper doesn’t like chocolate, so I don’t get to make a whole lot.  Brownies about covers it.  The other day, after a particularly challenging event, I decided enough was enough!  So, I made chocolate cake!!!  It was so great!!!  So much so, that even Chief Doesn’t-Like-Chocolate liked it!!!  I was vindicated!  AND now […]

Southern Tea Cakes

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup or less milk (we used Silk and it turned out well) Mix all dry ingredients, cut in shortening.  Next, add eggs and vanilla.  Mix. […]

Kitty Litter Halloween Cake

Isn’t this just HORRIBLE GOODNESS!!! The adults were slightly sickened, but the kids loved it!  Guess that’s how it goes!   We had a great time making it and the reactions to it were very entertaining!  A friend and I made it for a Halloween Party for teen girls and really enjoyed it!  I’m going […]

Twinkle’s Peruvian Munditos (Yummy Dessert!)

This guest post is from Twinkle.  Enjoy! In honor of my Mamamama Rosa and Peruvian Independence Day July 28, 2017….  I would love to share for the very first time my Grandma’s Munditos Recipe. (Grandma and mom pics courtesy of Twinkle’s mom, Amparo Wiener) Ingredients: 1 – 11oz box of vanilla wafers 1 – 14 oz […]

Ora’s Gold: Raspberry & Almond Delight

I love getting favorite recipes from people! Ora’s Gold, by Charlotte Young is a fabulous book and I love that Charlotte was willing to share with us one of her favorite recipes!  I hope you enjoy it and curl up with her book, it is one of the best books I’ve read in quite some […]

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