Chocolate Monkey Bread

I guess you can tell from the latest posts that I am in a chocolate mode. We are just getting back from Corpus Christi where we go a few times a year to see my mom, who is 91. One of the first things I pack is the bag of peanut M&M’s, the bag of … Continue reading

Company & Cards

Tonight we are having some friends over for a light dinner and to play Hand & Foot, our new favorite card game. Wanting to keep I simple, I am serving sandwiches, chips & dips, deviled eggs, fruit, homemade oatmeal cookies*(this recipe is on blog) and chocolate cream pie. The chocolate pie is my mom’s recipe which … Continue reading

Sizzling Cupcakes

Still in Arizona and when we get a minute to relax, after the 3 kids are given a half bottle each of Benydryl, (we just knew that they were going to get a runny nose so we were prepared, so we loaded up on it at CVS) and are sleeping ever so soundly, we turn … Continue reading

Black Magic Cake

Years ago when I was working at a title company, one of my coworkers would bring this cake to the office quite frequently. It was always a hit. Today I came across the recipe he had given to all of us and thought it to be the perfect chocolate cake for those Halloween parties or … Continue reading

Chocolate Cherry Cola Cake

Taken from the summer issue of Taste of Home, this cake got great reviews last night when I took it to a dinner party. Before leaving home, I ate 4 cupcakes I had made with some of the batter, just to try it out, of course. Because of the marshmallows and cherry coke, the cake … Continue reading

Chocolate Truffles

This past weekend, we were in Big Bear and went to a Chocolate Tour. One of the locations had these delicious little gems that were just chocolate truffles dusted with fairy dust, I mean powdered sugar. I came home and immediately found my old recipe that I use to make and use as decorations on … Continue reading

Christmas Chocolate Cookies

I have decided that this Christmas season, every recipe will have the “Christmas” in it. That way, not only will it remind me that each and every day I need to be focused on the “Christ” in Christmas but also, it just makes the recipe sound so much better. Take these cookies, if they were … Continue reading