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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 […]

For Love of Butter

BUTTER! BUTTER! BUTTER! There’s no flavor like it for cookie baking and beyond! Substituting margarine for butter in a recipe that calls for shortening is like kissing your cousin. It works, but the real thing is so much more satisfying and produces far more exciting results! Using butter takes a baked product from bland to […]

It All Began with a Hand-Held Mixer

For decades, my only mixer was the one I had purchased after college graduation prior to setting up housekeeping in my little efficiency apartment in the city. Remember the decorating era of avocado green and harvest gold? Those 2 colors decorated the homes of millions in the decade of the 1970s. Not only did carpet […]