May Foodie Penpal


Hi folks. Okay first I apologize for the horrendous lighting in the photos. I meant to take more photos in softer light but the hooligans ate everything before I got around to it. One thing disappeared...then another...then another.. … [Read more...]

Very Berry Cheesecake Pie Bites: Guest Post by Whipped

Very Berry Cheesecake Pie Bites: Guest Post by Whipped

Hi folks. I am so pleased to tell you I have a fabulous guest post for you today. Kristina from Whipped is here to share a wonderful treat with us all. I adore this lady so much. She makes such tempting treats that are not only delicious but made in a healthy way. … [Read more...]

Burning Down The Kitchen with Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker while making her Deep Dish Pizza


Hi folks. For those new to the site Burning Down The Kitchen is a weekly series where I make a recipe that I've bookmarked from a fellow blogger. Then I do a fun interview with that blogger so we all get to know them a little better. … [Read more...]

Cocoa Pebbles Cheesecake and my Caketastrophe Story


Hi folks. I had a cake kick my ass. Seriously! Totally knocked me out... Down for the count... Then I redeemed myself and made this cheesecake! … [Read more...]

Pistachio Chocolate Frozen Mousse

Pistachio Chocolate Frozen Mousse | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make. Uses jello pudding for the layers!

Hi folks! Welcome to another edition of ICE CREAM SUNDAYS. It is my fave day of the week. I mean who doesn't love ice cream. Any day you get to eat ice cream is a great day in my book. … [Read more...]

Burning Down The Kitchen with Isabelle from Crumb while making her Brownie Biscotti


Hi folks. Welcome to another edition of Burning Down The Kitchen. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this series or new to the blog, this is a weekly series where I make another blogger's recipe then interview them. It's just a light-hearted, fun way to get to know other bloggers. It's also a way for me to work my way through lots of bookmarks I've made doing my other series Lunatic Loves These Links. I hope you enjoy this. … [Read more...]

New Series- Give a Girl a Grill: Grilled Asparagus


Hi folks. Okay no need to panic. Vegetables two days in a row should not inspire wide spread panic. Seriously, just calm down. I promise more "sugar rush" food later this week. … [Read more...]

Roasted Cauliflower for Meatless Monday


Hi folks! Just a quick recipe before I run off to the barn. We had quite a storm today so we are running out later than normal. I did enjoy the rain though. I laid on the couch and watched Supernatural. Hubs came in and asked what we were having for lunch. I may have muttered "a Sam and Dean sandwich" but I'm not sure. I was in a cute boy coma. What I utter during those moments is out of my control. It cannot be helped. … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Bites for Ice Cream Sunday


Hi folks! Welcome to another Ice Cream Sunday. My fave day of the week. Any day where I get to make and share ice cream is a great day in my book. I had some fun with this one. It is a tad messy to make these but I'm not going to lie, that was half the fun. … [Read more...]

Rolo Parfaits


Hi folks. Okay so yesterday I told you the story of our Wild Cherry Pepsi incident. So I thought today I would tell you about what happened at the barn yesterday. Right now I'm sporting a sore noggin, a sore wrist, a sore knee, a swollen ankle and my elbow is so sore I cannot move my arm. I know what you're thinking right now. … [Read more...]

Lunatic Loves These Links- May 17


Hi folks. Okay so I'm doing a public service announcement first. To all you people who have home offices here's a cautionary tale. This could happen to you if you're not careful. … [Read more...]

Burning Down The Kitchen with A Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis while making his Ooey Gooey Brownie Pecans Bars


Hi folks. Welcome to this week's edition of Burning Down The Kitchen. For those unfamiliar, this is a weekly series where I make a recipe from a fellow blogger that I've bookmarked. I also do a fun interview with the blogger whose recipe I am whipping up. I keep that recipe a secret even from the blogger I'm featuring just to add a little more fun to the experience. … [Read more...]

Cocoa Pebbles Ice Cream


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY EVERYONE!  I hope everyone enjoyed their day today. I went to see 21 Jump Street with the hooligans. I thought it was a great movie. Wildly inappropriate but wickedly funny. And let's just say it. Channing Tatum is not hard on the eyes. At all. Not...even...a...little! … [Read more...]

Cocoa Pebbles Krispies

Cocoa Pebbles Krispies | Cravings of a Lunatic | #krispies #chocolate #nutella #dessert

Hi folks! Okay, okay, I may have lost my mind with cereal goodies the past couple of weeks. We have a family member who has kindly been picking up cereal in the states for us. So, thanks to Tricia, this weekend is all about cereal desserts. I may have lost my mind. Which is nothing new really.  … [Read more...]

Crispy n’ Juicy Roasted Pork Shoulder and Beans: Guest Post by Free Spirit Eater


Hi folks. I have an extra special treat for you today. Not only do I have a special lady guest posting for me, but she's written about a very specific experience. I have Kym from Free Spirit Eater today and she's whipped up an amazing dish for you. She's also whipped it and shared it with some special folks. I shall hand you over to the lovely Kym so she can share her story with you all.  … [Read more...]

Burning Down The Kitchen with Epicurean Mom while making Chocolate Truffles


Hi folks. For anyone new to my site, Burning Down The Kitchen is a weekly series I began to start trying out recipes I've bookmarked over the past year. I do another series called Lunatic Loves These Links where I pick what I love on the web. I found myself bookmarking a ton of recipes from other bloggers but not making them. So I decided to fix that by doing this series. I pick a recipe each week that I've bookmarked, I make that recipe and then I do a fun interview with the blogger who's … [Read more...]


My beautiful picture

Hi folks. Today marks 5 years since my Dad passed away. It feels like a lifetime. Then there are days it feels like it happened yesterday. Loss is like that. Some days you move through life unburdened by it. Other days it cuts you to the core and the memories are strong. I've written about my father before. You can read about … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread for SRC


Hi folks. Today is reveal day for The Secret Recipe Club. It's a group of bloggers who once a month post a recipe they've been assigned from another blog. It's a great way to show blogger love and you all know how much I enjoy that. … [Read more...]

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar (Giveaway Closed!)

Bite Me!

Hi folks! I got to thinking I have not done FUN WITH JARS in a while. So I am slipping one in here before summer arrives and I retire FUN WITH JARS and replace it with FARM FRESH FRIDAYS. Okay, so you know me and my theme days. They've run amuck. But I like amuck so it's all good. Amuck is the new organized. Or whatever.  … [Read more...]

Lunatic Loves These Links- May 3

Trix Krispies

Hi folks. Okay I am officially melting. Seriously... Melting... It's like a gazillion and one degrees here, and I'm trying to be frugal and not turn the air on. … [Read more...]