Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bunnies in the Grass: An Easter Cake

Want a Halloween version of this cake?  Well, HERE ya go! I’ve been experimenting today with inspiration from the Pigs in the Mud cake…actually tonight.  I had a 6″ cake in the freezer by chance and I had leftover icing … Continue reading

Posted in cakes | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

A good day for peach cobbler.

Actually, any day is a good day for peach cobbler!!  When my mother made peach cobbler, all she had to do was holler that it was out of the oven and I was there, lickety split!  Which in itself was … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

A Downton Abbey prequel…Granny takes a husband

I was sitting here typing away and answering comments when I can upon one from my last Downton Abbey post.  I was wondering if the commenter took me a little too seriously.  Then I thought, Nah! But then I got … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | 2 Comments

Snowing again on the Plains

  We haven’t had a lot of snow this morning. Yet.  I’m hearing from friends in the Panhandle of Texas and blizzard conditions are being reported. Believe me when I say that you don’t want to get caught out on … Continue reading

Posted in farm | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment


Yeah, pretty weak but I couldn’t help myself!!  *snort* I created an account at Pinterest last year but saw very quickly that I could lose days, no, weeks…of time at this very addictive site. So I limited my time there. … Continue reading

Posted in cakes | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Bunnies in a Circle (not mud)

Here’s the latest offering in cakes decorated with candies!  Just in time for Easter too. My friend, Fancy Nancy, tagged me on Facebook with this cake and it comes from the “Sweet Tea and Cornbread” blog. This cake is simpler … Continue reading

Posted in cakes | 6 Comments

Conversations of the Downton Abbey sort

  Spoiler Alert!!  Spoiler Alert!! It’s been nearly a week since the season finale of Downton Abbey. I’m not sure how I feel about it even a week later. I’m probably in denial. Or just avoiding the inevitable realization that … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Quilting Bee Reinvented

  Ahhh, the wonders of the internet! It never fails to amaze me just how much information lies at our doorstep nowadays. With one click, you discover whole new worlds. That happened to me last night. Thursday nights, Big Boss … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, quilting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Another variation of the Pigs in the Mud cake

Update:  The translation and conversion post on “Getting Your Pigs in a Row” has gone viral.  Or nearly.  And I can take NO credit for it.  At all.  Well, maybe the conversion thing but anyone can go on to the … Continue reading

Posted in cakes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

You know it’s bad out…

when “moi” posts 3 blog pieces in one morning!! A high school buddy sent me this vid link this morning.  I saw it a good while back as I am a Celtic Thunder fan and watch them whenever they’re on … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment