How to Create Your Own Poke Cake!

The title of this blog makes me giggle. But I don’t know what else to call it!

I discovered “the Poke Cake” last summer, and then again at Christmas, and then once more at Easter. I’m told they’re old hat, but I had never made one before, and every time I made one, I marveled at the simplicity of the process, and at the fact that everyone LOVES THEM.

So, today, I propose that anyone can create their own poke cake!

But first, here’s what got me going:

Last summer, the fresh Banana Pudding Poke Cake from Just a Pinch right here: (looks like it originally came from


This past Christmas, the festive White Chocolate Peppermint Poke Cake from Liz on Call right here:

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On Easter, the Pudding Poke Carrot Cake from The Country Cook right here:

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Aren’t all of those absolutely yummy-looking?

And now…let’s take a look at the one I created. I call it: Strawberries & Cream Poke Cake

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Day 5 of The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever!

Well, folks, today is Day 5, the final day of The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever series! Have you enjoyed it? I hope you have! It sure has been a lot of fun putting it together!


Here’s your final recap:

To wrap it up, we have the amazing Shirley from Intelligent Domestications and the wonderful Brandi from Finding the Path for Me, here to share two lovely cake recipes that are sure to finish off your meals nicely…and will also make excellent midnight snacks! Are you ready? (Oh, by the way, your eyes are not deceiving you – there are TWO printables for each of these recipes. They’re just THAT GOOD!)

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60-Second Chocolate Cake

One of the first pins I ever discovered on Pinterest was for a 60-Second Chocolate Cake. I didn’t see how it could be true, honestly. Chocolate Cake in 60 seconds?! I mean…what??? Everyone loves cake, everyone loves chocolate, and who doesn’t love it in a minute flat, right?!

So I figured I’d try it. But I’d try it my own way, of course!

The pin I came across was from Trisha over at 24/7 MOMS HERE, but the pin leads you to the lovely home of Tiffany at Savor Home HERE. (You really need to go visit Savor Home – Tiffany has a fantastic spot in the blogosphere! But here’s my rendition…


60-Second Chocolate Cake

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On the Road in August!

Here are the top five posts (in no particular order) that folks liked here On the Road in August! (Can you believe it’s already September?!)

1. Passing the Test on Back to School Organization (Wohoo!!! This was my post from our Back to School Blog Hop, so I’m so thrilled that everyone liked it so much!)


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Cake Boss Wannabe

So we watched the season finale of Cake Boss last night.

Are you a fan? I LOVE it! I love the creativity, and that the whole family works together! My husband actually likes it too – he likes that Buddy “doesn’t take lip” and “tells it like it is!” If you’ve never seen it, check it out at It airs on TLC. They make amazing cake creations, with a little bit of LIFE thrown in!

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