Category Archives: Food and Beverages

Garlic Gold Gourmet Cooking Oil and Garlic Nuggets, Giveaway









I have been doing reviews for close to 2 years now, entering long before that!  Every now and then you review a product that you just LOVE so much you become their customer.  That is what happened to me when I was introduced to Garlic Gold Cooking Oil and their Flavor Nuggets!  I am a fan so when I contacted them to do a review/giveaway they read my enthusiastic request and am sure they had a hard time saying no, LOL!

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Velata Chocolate – My Online Party! Please Check it Out!

Have you all ever heard of Velata? Velata is a new party based business  started by the wonderful people of Scentsy. What a perfect progression, a Chocolate Warmer AND also Richly decadent caramel milk chocolate. Classically creamy milk chocolate. Sweet, delicate white chocolate. Bold and balanced dark chocolate. Yummy. Sounds great.  I bet the warmer can also melt your chocolates for making cake pops and candies, etc.
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“The Best Meals Happen at Home”

The Best Meals Happen at Home is a great site that I was introduced to for this review. Best Meals at Home sends out weekly emails that include recipes and coupons and the recipes are all easy and take little time to prep/cook, 30 min or less.

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Newman's Own Organics Awesome Sour Licorice Giveaway~

I just have to share with you, between drools, about Newman’s Own new Sour Licorice Line!  OMG it is SO SO SO yummy.  I highly recommend you get one for yourself with no plans on sharing when you buy it~

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

I would love to share with you my mom’s recipe for Pumpkin Bread.  The lovely Indian Music Box giveaway made me think of this recipe!



3 ½ c Flour
1 ½ t Salt
1 t Cinnamon
1 t Nutmeg
2 c Baking soda
4 Eggs
1 c Oil
2/3 c Water
2 c Pumpkin
3 c Sugar
¾ c Nuts
1 c Raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease two loaf pans.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream eggs, oil, pumpkin and sugar.  Fold in flour and spice mixture.
  3. Add nuts and raisins.
  4. Bake 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Tea Time with Newman'sOwn Organics

Tea Time at my home, thanks to Newman’s Own Organics! As many of you may have noticed, one of my favorite companies to work with is Newman’s Own Organics.  I love most of their products I have tried and also appreciate the helpfulness when I have questions.

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