Easy S’mores Pockets

Easy S'Mores Pockets ~ The Maven of Social Media ©

While the Pantry Challenge meant pizza from the freezer for dinner, I wanted to do something with the s'more fixins I had in my cabinets for dessert. But I wanted more than just throwing some marshmallows and chocolate bars in the microwave. I remember seeing what I can only presume is a Pampered Chef recipe on Pinterest for S'more Croissants and I thought I'd give it a try. These little … [Read more...]

This morning I made oatmeal chocolate chip banana bread! MMMM

oatmeal chocolate chip banana bread

Despite that I only buy a small bunch of bananas at a time, I still don't always use them all by the time they get "too ripe" to eat. So this morning I made a loaf of oatmeal chocolate chip banana bread. It's a great way to use up near death (ha) bananas and it's so delicious. I like to add walnuts but I know not everyone is a fan, so feel free to omit them. This bread freezes well too, you can … [Read more...]

Chocolate fondue in a flash with Velata!

Maraschino Curve Velata Fondue Warmer {photo credit : Velata.com}

You've heard of Scentsy, right? Well did you know that they are also the genius behind Velata? Chocolate fondue has never been easier! Dessert in less than 10 minutes. My husband and I fired up our Velata Fondue Pot by simply plugging it in. No flames here. Which while even thought the ceramic warmer does get warm to the touch from the 25 watt bulb (yes, a light bulb!), there is no open … [Read more...]

Seriously? Pringle Brownies?

pringle brownies

Just because Valentine's Day is over doesn't mean you can't make this yummy treat for your sweety. It sounds odd at first, but these Pringle Brownies are really quite good. They are the perfect balance of delicious fudgey goodness. INGREDIENTS · 6 ounces baking chocolate, unsweetened · 3/4 cup unsalted butter or margarine · 2 cups sugar · 3 eggs · 1 tsp. vanilla · 3/4 cup flour · … [Read more...]

Did someone say chocolate?

chocolate cake

Thanks to Duncan Hines for sponsoring my writing. There's no limit to the baking possibilities, so grab your favorite Duncan Hines mix and Comstock or Wilderness fruit fillings and Bake On! www.duncanhines.com. The holidays are among us. Already. The party invitations are already coming in. Potlucks are happening, family meals are being planned. Ham or Turkey? Mashed or Roasted, Steamed or … [Read more...]

It’s time to go Trick or Treating #giveaway #halloween #tothop


Trick or Treat! I hope you have your costume on because you're about to go door to door (or rather blog to blog) for the Trick or Treat Halloween Hop by Tales From the Nursery, Formula Mom, and Mama on a Green Misson, where you will go trick-or-treating virtually at each blog for a chance to win some totally ghoul prizes.  Will they have tricks or will they have treats?  You must click through the … [Read more...]

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