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Confessions of Momma Martyrdom

Confessions of Momma Martyrdom

Image via WikipediaI wrote an article recently brimming with irony. It’s called 3 Resolutions For Parents. Granted what I wrote is true, and all that good stuff, but I do have a guilty conscience and a confession. I was (still am at times, still trying […]

Parenting Tales

Parenting Tales

Babies are a lot of work, there’s no debating that. They require a lot of time, effort and devotion. Of which they happily blossom and thrive with. Ask most moms and dads and I’m sure you will find a vast variety of some funny tales […]

Quick and Painless Food

Quick and Painless Food

To continue with my insane cooking spree… These are surprisingly simple to make.

And so, so, so good.

Pumpkin Cheesecake:



1 1/2 cups graham crumbs

5 Tbsp. butter, melted

1 Tbsp. sugar


3- 8oz.pkgs. cream cheese, softened

1 cup sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup canned pumpkin

3 eggs

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1/4 tsp. allspice

Whipped Cream

Mix crust ingredients together, just till coated and crumbly. Press onto the bottom and 2/3 up the sides of an 8″ spring form pan. Bake for 5 min. at 350. Set aside.

Combine cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl, mix until smooth with an electric mixer. add pumpkin eggs, and spices, beat till smooth and creamy. Pour into the crust. Bake for 60-70 min. or till the top turns a bit darker. Remove from oven and allow to come to room temperature, then refrigerate. After it has thoroughly chilled, remove the pan sides and cut. Serve with whipped cream.

Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins recipe

Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins ingredients list:

1 cup of fresh raspberries.

3 eggs.

1 cup of sugar

1 3oz pkt cream cheese.

6 tablespoons of butter.

1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla.

2 ½ teaspoon of baking powder.

2 cups of plain flour.

½ teaspoon of salt.

Instructions for Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins:

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Grease muffin tin or alternatively line each with paper cases.

In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese with ¼ cup of sugar, 1 egg and ½ teaspoon of vanilla until completely


Put to one side for later.

In a saucepan, combine the butter, milk and remaining vanilla stir continually over a medium heat until the butter

has melted.

Cool the mixture until until warm to touch, then beat in the remaining 2 eggs, 1 at a time.

In a large bowl, combine the baking powder, flour, salt, and remaining ¾ cup of sugar.

Add butter and milk mixture to the flour and baing powder mixture and stir until blended.

Add the raspberries and gently fold into the mixture.

Divide the mixture equally amoung each muffin tin/paper case.

Spoon approximately 2 teaspoons of cream cheese mixture on top of each of the muffins.

Bake about for about 20 minutes or until the muffins are springy but firm.

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Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer

Holiday Gift Ideas Okay, some cross promotion myself/ Tykecoons website.I love these ideas for the kiddos. Oh and naturally Safety Measures for the wee ones. Subscribe? Subscribe in a reader

Cake Cake I Say

Cake Cake I Say

Let Them Eat Cake! Big business has a choke hold on this country, and they are proceeding to strangle the life out of us. With the bailouts flowing free, it’s obvious that our free trade and capitalism isn’t working. The capitalist era may be coming […]