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Rebel Foodie Loves Miss NiNi’s!

The Rebel Foodie recently received one of Miss NiNi’s Struesel Walnut Sour Cream Coffee Cakes. Guess what happened? She LOVED it! Check out another amazing review at the link below!

Nothing Compares

I am a long-time Iowa State Fair food competitor. I love to bake! I love the competition! Over 30 years ago, I innocently competed with nine different flavors of layer cakes at the state fair. I admit it. I was hooked from the git go! Dear readers, please realize that the food competition at the […]

The Humble Apron

I am quaint. I am humble. I do the work of many. I come in all shapes and sizes. I am full of color and full of life. I am of frugal means, yet I am as beautiful as Cinderella dressed for the ball! My arms lovingly surround to protect. I wave good bye to […]

Introducing Miss NiNi’s ‘Royal Baking Court’

“The cookie jar was always full when we came home from school.” Those words, spoken by one of the daughters of our first inductees into Miss NiNi’s Royal Baking Court, were like music to my soul. Not only was I privileged to learn more about the homemaking baking achievements of honoree, Mary Ellen Knop, but […]


MEASUREMENTS…The first thing that comes to mind is a sequence of these three numbers…36-24-36. It was the dream of an American girl decades ago to have those picture-perfect measurements. Movie magazines lauded starlets whose bust, waist, and hips measured those highly sought after numbers. Numbers like that could spell the road to success on the […]

The Perfect Way to Start the Morning!

One of our favorite bloggers, Brie Brie Blooms says Miss NiNi’s Streusel Walnut Sour Cream Coffee Cake is the perfect way to start her morning! Read the full review by clicking the link:

Easy-Bake Oven and Mud Pies

“EASY-BAKE OVEN CELEBRATES 50” Oh, that headline to the news story in the April/May 2013 “Reminisce” brought my magazine browsing to a screeching halt. My eyes zeroed in on the page and a flood of warm memories overcame my soul. No, as a child, I was never fortunate enough to have an Easy-Bake Oven. However, […]

‘Confessions of a Chocoholic’ Shows Miss NiNi Some Love

Confessions of a Chocoholic absolutely loved Miss NiNi’s scrumptious coffee cake and 4-in1 Cheesecake sampler! “Now I know why Miss NiNi won Grand Champion Cheesecake at the internationally-acclaimed Iowa State Fair. This woman knows her cheesecake.”

What a Little Loaf of Bread Can Do

There is just something about interacting with the curious mind of a child that sets my world smiling. This past weekend was full of a bushel basket of those smiles as our grandchildren, Little Missy , age 4-1/2, and Little Sir, age 2-1/2, spent an afternoon and overnight with us. The little eyes and minds […]