Sunflower Peeps Candy filled Cake

A new discount store opened up by the named Ollie’s and they had a large pallet of Easter Peeps for just 29 cents a box.  My grand daughter loves peeps.  So what do you do with Easter peeps in the fall of the years besides eating them.  I saw some pictures on line with cakes…

Simple Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

Simple easy sauce to pour over your choice of cereal, snacks, nuts and crackers that is baked in a slow oven  . The choice of what you want in the mix is  what you like or have on hand.  The sauce is made from sugar, butter, vegetable oil, soy sauce, garlic powder and salt. After…

Creamy Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake

Delicate cherry cake with a cream cheese cake layer that has a crumb topping.  The cake takes fresh chopped Bing cherries, eight ounce package cream cheese, orange juice and almond extract.  The cake, cream cheese layer and crumb topping is layered and baked together.  It tastes like a cherry cheese Danish without all the work….

Blogger Recognition Award

My Blogger Recognition Award come to me by Saywhatyoumean2say. I hope all my readers stop in and give this blogger a like. https://saywhatumean2say.com/ The rules of this award are: Explain how and why you started this blog. Offer advice to new bloggers. Nominate other bloggers for the award. A few years ago Blogger Awards were being…

Spring Has Sprung at My House

    I just wanted to share some spring and sunshine to all my friends that have had a bitter cold winter.  These are amaryllis and this year they are putting on a real display a long the front of the lanai. The original bulb for these came from my grandmother.  My uncle gave her…

Adventures in CSA Farm

    Some of the vegetables from this week’s box. This week I went picking tomatoes at the CSA farm. (I live in South Florida so the growing season starts in the fall.) The members were invited to you pick sun gold tomatoes. They are little yellow cherry tomatoes with a very sweet flavor. I…

One Lovely Blog Award

I would like to thank Kelly at http://kellyinthekitchen.net/  for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award.  She really has a great food blog and I hope all my readers will stop in her place and look around I am retired and still helping with raising my grandkids. I have been cooking since my childhood…

Inspiring Blog Award

I would like to thank The Pink Gourmet for nominating me for this award. You can find her at http://thepinkgourmet.wordpress.com.  I hope all my followers stop in at her place because she has great recipes. I am retired and still helping with raising my grandkids. I have been cooking since my childhood and have won…

Originally posted on Once Upon a Paradigm:
Part Two: Making Do for Christmas Christmas will be here soon and Santa only has $49 to her name and $16 on a food stamp card, that her son receives every month . So Santa still has to put together special meals for Christmas Eve and Christmas day.…

Illuminating Blogger Award

Illuminating Blogger Award has been awarded to Once Upon a Paradigm for Trkingmomoe’s Strawberries-Tossed Greens Salad blog from  http://foodstoriesblog.com/illuminating-blogger-award/  The people of Food Stories really enjoyed the food blogs and the way the blogs were presented. I am very humbled by this award. Please let me thank Dick Day and Auntie Sam for launching us on this…