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Author Archives: meaghanmountford



Easy Turkey Chocolate Cake for Thanksgiving (at Tablespoon)

For how-tos to make an easy Turkey Chocolate Cake, CLICK HERE.   So guess what? Because I don’t have nearly enough to do, I’m now creating food awesomeness (that sounds not humble, but it’s true, it’s food awesomeness, so I’m owning that) for Tablespoon! And given I’ve been a Tablespoon fan for ages, and their […]



Thanksgiving roundup from the archives

Geez. These holidays are passing us by with frightening speed, aren’t they? Did you have a scary Halloween? My oldest went as a “Haunted Butterfly.” You see, this summer, she saw a pair of butterfly wings in a museum. She desperately wanted them, but they cost $20. I made a deal. I would buy the […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and my car

You know why I’m sharing this photo? Because this space is supposed to be about life in DC. And this is my life in DC (well, also the elections, but these two don’t care about that). Once a week, my youngest (on the left, you can see her leg covered in marker, as she likes […]



cinnamon maple pumpkin seeds with crunch

  First, Happy Halloween! Second, my apologies for a lack of how-to photographs. You see, I didn’t think these would be all that great. We carved our pumpkin yesterday and had all these seeds. And I figured I might as well bake them. And I didn’t even measure anything. And then they go and turn […]



Healthy Halloween! Good-for-you Popcorn Balls and other Party Ideas

What!? Me, healthy? Yes, I can go there sometimes. And so I’m breaking from your usual programming (and weekly blog schedule) to bring you the latest in a less-sweet Halloween. Here are some healthy alternatives to whip up last minute for your Halloween party. And, did I mention, I’m hosting a last minute Halloween party […]