#cranberrylove: Cranberry Upside Down Cake

November is #cranberrylove month!!!  I am hosting this month.  In the past I have participaped in #figlove, #peachlove, #tomatolove, #icecreamlove, #pastalove, #berrylove, #greenslove, #chocolatelove.

I have been dying to make an upside down cake!  So, when I was looking for recipes for this month’s love blog hop and stumbled upon a cranberry upside down cake- I was hooked!  I also love bundt cakes, so I decided to put the cake in my bundt cake mold.  It makes everything prettier.  Don’t you think?

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#Figlove: Cheese Stuffed Figs with Toasted Walnuts

October is #figlove month!!!  I am hosting this month.  In the past I participated in #peachlove, #tomatolove, #icecreamlove, #pastalove, #berrylove, #greenslove, #chocolatelove.

This month was #figlove.  I have never cooked with figs before and I can’t even remember if I have had figs before.  So I was a little concerned.  I did not want to make some large dish and then not like the figs.  Then I found this appetizer/side dish item.  With cheese and walnuts.  I love cheese and nuts, so I thought this would be a place to start with figs.

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#Peachlove: Boozy Peach Raspberry Tea Ice Pops

August is #peachlove month!!  I am hosting this month!  In the past I participated in #tomatolove, #icecreamlove#pastalove#berrylove#greenslove#chocolatelove.

It has been a whole week since I posted.  I have been really busy and away from the internet.  I moved!!!  I am now in a cute little studio with a murphy bed.  I am so happy the murphy bed works.  It might be my favorite part of my new place.  A murphy bed is a bed that can go into the wall.  It makes me small apartment, much more comfortable.

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#Tomatolove: Super Easy Salsa

July is #tomatolove month!!  I am hosting this month!  In the past I participated in #icecreamlove, #pastalove, #berrylove, #greenslove, #chocolatelove.

I love making salsa.  It is normally really easy and so delicious!!  This recipe is no exception.  I have also been trying can.  And salsa is such an easy thing to make that I can focus on the canning.  But I can’t imagine how much I would have to can to keep me in salsa for the whole year!  Wow, I am so impressed by anyone who actually cans everything they need of any staple food item.

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#IceCreamlove: Maple Syrup and Vanilla Ice Cream

June is #icecreamlove month! I am hosting this month!!  How exciting!  In the past I participated in #pastalove#berrylove#greenlove#chocolatelove.

I made ice cream!!!  I have never made ice cream before, well I made it once in girl scouts, forever ago.  But this is my first time making it by myself.  OMG IT TASTES SO GOOD!!

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#pastalove Spicy Parmesan Shrimp Skillet

May is #pastalove month!  Here is the link to the original post for the blog hop.  I did the #berrylove#greenlove#chocolatelove blog hop before.

This is super yummy.  It definitely has a kick, but is not very spicy.  I really like shrimp and have not had it for what feels like a really long time now.  This hit the spot!

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#berrylove Strawberry Pretzel Salad

April is #berrylove month!  Here is the link to the original post for the blog hop.  I did the #greenlove, #chocolatelove blog hop before.

This was a really delicious dessert that I had never had before.  We had it at Easter and let me tell you.  It was fantastic.  The perfect amount of sweet and salty.

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#greenslove Classic Irish Salad

March is #greenslove month!  Here is the link to the original post for the blog hop.  I did the #chocolatelove blog hop last month.  This month they decided to get a little healthier.

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#chocolatelove Scotch-A-Roos

These are a family tradition.  We always have scotch-a-roos at holidays and really any family get together.  My grandma made them, my mom makes them, I don’t make them very often, but I am sure I will when I have kids.

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