• Baking
  • A Trial Run and Holiday Cookie Recipes

    Holiday cookie recipes.  Yes, but first… Ever since I was forced to upgrade to Windows 10 (which was shortly after I  published my last post) there have been issues with my computer.  I’ve spent a lot of time tracking down the culprit(s) that seemed to kick me off-line and into complete isolation. Here’s to hoping that I have slayed […]

  • Baking
  • Chocolate & Peanut Butter Chip Banana Muffins

    Why in the heck does anyone in their right mind decide to bake muffins on a  90+ degree day?  They realize they have bananas piling up on their counter, their freezer is empty of any grab and go breakfast treats, and they haven’t created a blog post for months. Yes, once again, other circumstances have prevented me from spending time baking in my kitchen  and have kept me […]

  • Blogging
  • Is Anyone Out There?

    I’m here and still fussing with this new blog.  And no, I’m not saying this with bubbling enthusiasm.  I never dreamed that there would be so many things to learn, think about, and make sure are working properly. And to make matters worse – after all this time-consuming, mind-boggling work, I feel as if I’ve lost something very […]

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  • It’s a Done Deal! And the Recipe for Mini Blueberry Cupcakes

    If I had to describe myself, I’d start with the words determined and persistent, both qualities that came into play when I (a non-techy gal) recently switched my blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. After five years of blogging I made the decision to switch to a self-hosted blog because I want to run with the […]

  • Baking
  • Coming Soon! Mini Blueberry Cupcake Recipe and a New Website

    Okay folks, I have breaking news here at the Joy of Caking! After years of procrastinating. I have finally purchased the web domain www.thejoyofcaking.com.  Yay – happy dance!  And soon (if all goes as planned) I will be moving my site from Wordpress.com to WordPress.org. I hope (more like pray) that in the process I don’t […]