May 2, 2011

CHILDHOOD NOSTALGIA RECIPES -- A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 18

Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday!
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post,
you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to 
join the party after the features below.


Week 17 Took Me Back
To a Sweeter, Simpler Time...

...When Little Me was
in a constant state of dress-up and make-believe;

making "pies" by freezing water 
and colored toilet paper
in my Holly Hobbie Oven pans;

and raiding pantries on playdates
hoping they had Pop Tarts or Froot Loops.


Sarah of Sugar Bananas
Shared a recipe for homemade
"Little Debbie" style Oatmeal Creme Pies

Coincidentally, Sarah's recipe was inspired by our next featured friend:

Jocelyn of Inside BruCrew Life
Started with good old fashioned Strawberry Cake Mix
in creating her pretty-in-pink
Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

I'll admit:  There's something about that bright pink cake mix that really
 takes me back in a way that no from-scratch, fresh strawberry cake could!


Kristin of Homespun With Love
Knew just which buttons to press:
[S] for Sprinkles, [F] for Frosting

My "inner child" is easily lured with the promise of toaster 
pastries, especially when they're cut into whimsical shapes!
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  1. Hi Jenn! How are you? Thanks again for hosting...I linked up my flower soft card...Have a great day!

  2. Awe thank you so much for the sweet feature for my cupcakes! I love coming by your blog each do such a great job of making us all feel welcome!!!

  3. Is that you in the photo? How cute! : )

  4. Thanks for hosting Jenn! Today I linked up my Three Shades of Gray coffee table #10.

  5. Thanks for hosting another great party, I linked up my handbag!


  6. Thanks for hosting another great party, I linked up my handbag!


  7. Thanks for hosting! I linked up pepperoni pizza quick bread!

  8. Tnx for hosting! Those strawberry cupcakes look quite yummy....i've never had pink or strawberry flavoured cake before! :0

    Have a lovely week! :)

  9. Those features are making me crave something delicious! I already had breakfast so I guess it's okay to follow it up with some Little Debbie goodies!

  10. What lovely features, and memories as well! I was reminded of my late Mom's wonderful egg salad sandwiches so I decided to link them up. Thank you so much for hosting!

  11. I like all the features but REALLY want one of those pink cupcakes... right now would be good!

  12. Thanks for stopping by and for the "Stumble" and "Pin" too! Oh and thanks for following - I'm following here now too :-)

    I'm going to add your button and will link up a recipe. Have a great week!

  13. Posted my tonka bean sponge cake (#25) because...well, something illegal has to be good, right?!?

  14. Thanks for hosting again, Jenn! Ah your features brought me back as well. Love that pic of you!


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