Upscale Magic Bars

Today we have a guest recipe from our friend Carrie of A Mother’s Shadow.  Today Carrie is sharing her Upscale Magic Bars with us. I can tell just by looking at them that they are very sweet and right up my alley! And hey, anything with the word magic in the name is bound to be delicious!  Please go over and check out all the great recipes on Carrie’s blog!

Magic Bars


My Grandma Shirley gave me a recipe years ago for “Hello Dolly” cookie bars.

I decided to tweak it and make it a bit upscale for a delightful treat.

Toasting the nuts and the coconut brings out a wonderful flavor that changes these bars from good to fabulous!

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CVS Gold Emblem Snacks Review

CVS Gold Emblem

As you know, I love trying out new foods, especially snacks!  Recently I was introduced to the Gold Emblem brand of snacks available exclusively at CVS.  The line includes nuts, trail mix, pretzels, candy, crackers and cookies.  With a line up like that, I didn’t hesitate to say yes when I was asked to sample some of their products. [Read more…]