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We celebrated The Boy’s birthday with pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, Lay’s Wavy chips, and finished it off with a chocolate peanut butter mousse cake. Recipe behind the cut.
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Just when we’re pied out from Thanksgiving, Joe’s birthday rolls around and it’s time for cake! This Hawaiian Wedding cake is named for the addition of crushed pineapple and coconut, and it’s delicious! It could also be baked as muffins … Continue reading
My favorite fella turns a year older today! There will be cake and manicotti and dancing girls and a cat who is doing his damnedest to destroy our sofa. Happy birthday Dahlink! SaveSave
This cake is a total cheat – it’s made with chocolate cake mix, Cool Whip, and pudding mix. Cake batter is poured into a baking dish, and topped with a ricotta cheese mixture – the layers will switch during the … Continue reading
This is the cake I made for Joe’s birthday. It starts with a box mix – but once you add milk, extra eggs, sour cream, orange zest, and chopped cranberries – you could win over any gourmand. This cake would be a … Continue reading
I took this photo of Joe when we were first dating, I used it on the first birthday card I ever made for him, and on every card since then! This year, I’ve incorporated the newest member of our family … Continue reading
Zucchini and pumpkin added to this cake make it magnificently moist. It was such a big hit – it’s now a contender for Thanksgiving!
It’s that time of the year again – I’m test driving dessert recipes for Thanksgiving. This cake is easy to throw together, and is studded with big chunks of apples. The only way to improve it, would be to toss … Continue reading
After a particularly hectic week, it’s nice to wake up on Saturday morning to a humongous cup of coffee and a slice of coffee cake to ease into the weekend. This cake used up the brown bananas on my kitchen … Continue reading
Here is this year’s birthday card for Tina. I decided to ape her Friday Five fashion with this one.
Every fall, I find a mums plant on the wall in my backyard, it’s a gift from my neighbor who lives behind me. As I’ve said before, we’re very fortunate to have great neighbors. People who live in small towns tend to … Continue reading
I made a Smith Island Cake for Lloyd’s graduation. It’s an 8 layer cake that’s sprinkled with powdered peanut butter cups. Actually, this time it’s a 7 layer cake since I dropped one of the layers on the floor and … Continue reading