Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Happy Valentines Day!  You don’t have to have a kissy face love person in order to celebrate today. You love yourself right? THAT is what matters. So go on. Love away! Treat yourself or your loved one. You could even treat a complete stranger and let them feel a little extra love today. You would
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The First Time I Ever LOVED Tequila

The First Time I Ever LOVED Tequila

A few weeks ago, I was talking to my new friend Laura, and she told me about this tequila called Casa Noble. I like margaritas. As long as they’re on the rocks, but I have never been a straight up tequila kinda gal. Until now. Laura sent me some Casa Noble to try and I
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Stonyfield Blends and Blendtec Together Make Awesome

Stonyfield Blends and Blendtec Together Make Awesome

Have you heard of the new Stonyfield Blends yogurt?  DANG it is G.O.O. D!! It has the same protein as Greek yogurt but with less tang. They have amazing variety, blackberry, strawberry banana, french vanilla….I had beautiful plans of taking portraits of the lovely little gems. Unfortunately, my family devoured the majority of the case
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I’m Dreaming Tonight….

I’m Dreaming Tonight….

I am dreaming today of what my favorite meal for tonight would be. What would be my soul-satisfying, heart warming, “I am perfectly happy RIGHT NOW” meal. Tonight I will again make my Cheesy Potato Soup. I will eat it with chewy, delicious homemade bread. Then I will have THISfor dessert with a side of
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A Cold Holiday Treat Simple and Scrumptious

A Cold Holiday Treat Simple and Scrumptious

In a hectic, stressful life, it is SO nice to have a got-to treat recipe. AND THEN YOU GET TO EAT IT! Print Holiday Cookies and Egg Nog Ice Cream Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream pinch fine sea salt 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups egg nog 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 tablespoons dark
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Life’s Tightwire and the Good Side

Life’s Tightwire and the Good Side

Balancing can be hard. I know I have tried this discussion with you before. Work, family, blog, social life…it can get overwhelming.  I am re-learning the balancing once again. My 9-5 job is great, but really, really hard. Like going to college after 20 years, but getting paid for it! But on top of that,
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The First Holiday Contest of the Season.

The First Holiday Contest of the Season.

These beautiful people are brilliant. Not only do they make wonderful sugar and hire sweet ladies to produce spectacular food (That’s ME!) NOW, they are holding a holiday contest for the best Thanksgiving recipe. That recipe that you have used every year for as long as you can remember??  THAT could win you $500! Or
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Congratulations Natalie!!

CONGRATULATIONS NATALIE ! Random.org chose YOU as the winner of the Green and Black’s Giveaway. I sent you an email so be sure to check! Recipe coming soon my friends! Promise. Be good. But not too good! That’s boring ;)

A Little, Delightful Taste of Iowa

A month or so ago, Iowa Corn Growers Association contacted me to see if I would be willing to come visit them (along with 9 other bloggers) for a few days to learn more about corn. A Corn-Quest is what they called it.  Corny right??  Haa haaa haaaa! I have never been to Iowa and
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Where am I?

Where am I?

Well, here’s some fun developments on the Fields of Cake front. I am now a contributing blogger for Huffington Post. I am very excited!! My first post with them is my Lighter than Air Cheesecake. You really should go check it out. While you are there, please do me the favor of liking it, stumbling
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Cookie Dough Stuffed Cocoa Meringues and a Giveaway

Cookie Dough Stuffed Cocoa Meringues and a Giveaway

Do you all remember my review of Lindsay Landis’ cookbook? You know the one, The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook? Well I was lucky enough to be asked by the publishers of said book, Quirk Books, to join in their Cookie Dough-lympics! Along with many other talented bloggers, I have created a recipe featuring one of
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Mango, You Made Me a Believer

Mango, You Made Me a Believer

When I was in high school, I was an angel. Straight A student, a member of every club that would be awesome, I saved a bus load of kindergarteners and nuns… And puppies and kittens. Yeah! Puppies and kittens! Can you sense a tinge of sarcasm there? Just a tinge ;) Seriously. I wasn’t a
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Susan Told Me To

Susan (my absolute Bloggy hero and amazing friend) told me I MUST get Windows Live Writer. I trust EVERYTHING she says. I now have Windows Live Writer and I plan on using it. It seems like a REALLY cool tool. Once I learn it. So I don’t know how to use this but I am
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Cooking to Combat Cancer- Raspberry Bruschetta

Cooking to Combat Cancer- Raspberry Bruschetta

Cancer sucks. That is the easiest, nicest, most delicate way I can put it. I could REALLY say what I think about cancer, but I am pretty sure I would taint young ears, offend some who don’t swear, and lose some readers. So I will be gentle. Cancer sucks. I have lost family and friends
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I stinkin’ ADORE instagram! And a WINNER

I know instagram is still an iPhone thing. I hope it spreads to other smart phones. I LOVE instagram. I was first introduced to it at BlogHer Food in 2011. David Lebovitz was boasting its qualities and right then and there, I loaded the app and fell in love. I have found it is a
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