Stuffed Shells for #SundaySupper

stuffed shells

Hi folks. Okay, so I owe you some vacation photos. I can explain. I fell asleep. Seriously. I was really tired. … [Read more...]

Some “life stuff” and a pesky health update!


Hi folks. Just wanted to give my readers some updates about what's been happening around the asylum lately. So this is a "what's new" post. No recipes or pretty pictures of food today. I'll return to normal posts tomorrow. Today I  just wanted to touch base with you all and let you know how we're doing after the "vacation of doom".  … [Read more...]

Turtle Tailgate Mix

snack mix

Hi folks. Okay it's confession time... this cannot be keep secret any longer... it needs to be shared... before it drives me! … [Read more...]

Apple Crisp Ice Cream for Our Autumn Apple Party! #SundaySupper

ice cream

Hi folks. I am so excited to be kicking off Fall with an apple recipe. To me Fall just screams apples. I love finding ways to use them this time of the year. The possibilities for them are endless. Over the season I'll share some tried and true recipes I love, and also some new ideas. You all know how much I love to experiment in the kitchen. There is something so exciting about getting in the kitchen with ingredients, some loud music and no plan. Some of the best recipes start out that way. … [Read more...]

Chicken Fajitas for #SundaySupper Mexican Fiesta


Hi folks. Long time, no post. If you were unaware, I lost my marbles along with my health on our trip out west. So, long story short I'm okay but confused, worn out and in need of medical intervention. I'm hanging in there though and trying to keep my sense of humour about things. I'll fill you in more on the whole ordeal later this week. For now I'd like to turn your attention to Sunday Supper and our Mexican Fiesta. … [Read more...]

Safe and somewhat sound

Calgary Trip 114

Hi folks. This is just a quick post to let you all know we finally made it home late last night. … [Read more...]

Vacation Posts Recap

main course

Hi folks. We're back. Will share some photos with you in a few days. For now I thought I'd recap all the blog posts that went up while I was hiatus with my family. Hope you enjoy. Tomorrow you actually get a new recipe from me. And it's a doozy! Cannot wait to share it with you.  … [Read more...]

Turtle Cheesecake Pizza: Guest Post by Crumb

dessert pizza

Hi folks. Okay so this is the last day of guest post mania. I asked my wonderful friend Isabelle of Crumb to make your jaws drop today. Let's just say the woman delivered in a big way. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mango Cake: Guest Post by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings

chocolate cake

Hi folks. Well today I'm either home and mini-me made it to her first class or we're still driving and she's peeved like crazy right now. I'll let you know how this one turn out once I have some down time. It's been a long and tiring, but fun trip. I may need to sleep for a week to recover from all the awesomeness. I also might have to seriously consider moving out there. Dang it's gorgeous in Alberta. Horse country, my kind of place. I asked a friend of mine to guest post for me today in … [Read more...]

Samoas aka Coconut Caramel Cookie Bars | Burning Down The Kitchen with “From Cupcakes to Caviar”

Samoa Bars | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make and the perfect blend of chocolate and coconut!

Hi folks. We're still on the road, probably flying down some highway right now in an attempt to get mini-me home for school tomorrow. I'm highly doubtful she'll make that first class. I told her I would try but it's a long way from Alberta to Ontario so we'll see how things go. I cannot wait to sleep in my own bed. And hug all my pets and horsey. Probably after a much-needed nap though. Naps then hugs all around. … [Read more...]

Homemade Granola: Guest Post by Crazy Foodie Stunts

homemade granola

Hi folks. I have another very special guest for you today. Today I have the extremely talented DB of Crazy Foodie Stunts holding down the asylum for me. DB is The Foodie Stuntman, he makes dishes that are challenging and often use methods that are on the tricky side. He pushes culinary boundaries and steps outside the norm. It's an impressive thing to do. … [Read more...]

Fried Dough: Guest Post by Chocolate, Chocolate and More

Fried Dough by Chocolate, Chocolate and More featured on Cravings of a Lunatic

Hi folks. Today's guest is an amazing lady who shares my love of all things chocolate. I'd like you all to welcome Joan from Chocolate, Chocolate and More to the asylum. Joan whips up some amazing stuff on her blog. Her recipes are always tempting and decadent. … [Read more...]

Harvest Bread: Guest Post by Cooking in Stilettos

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Hi folks. I have another special guest for you today. I'm still out west enjoying some time with the family and quite likely plotting so we can just stay out there.  I may never want to go home. In the meantime I have some lovely guests helping me out, like the lovely Aly from Cooking in Stilettos … [Read more...]

Energy Balls: Guest Post by Mama’s Blissful Bites

healthy snack

Hi folks. Today's special guest is Amber who blogs are Mama's Blissful Bites. Amber is an amazing lady who blogs about such a variety of things. She does recipes, crafts, green living,   videos called "Ask Mama", and does a "for Moms Only" section as well. She whips up amazing recipes … [Read more...]