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St. Patrick’s Day treats from the archives

St. Patrick’s Day, also known as the day we can sanction putting Irish Cream in our morning coffee, is coming soon. So in addition to all the beef stew and Guinness you’ll be consuming, here are a few treats from the archives that you can make to celebrate. 1.┬ávodka-dipped rainbow marshmallow pops 2.┬áSt. Patrick’s Day […]



Heart-Shaped Vanilla Chex Treats for Tablespoon

So it turns out that 1. Vanilla Chex is freaking good. 2. Chex makes awesome cereal treats because it stays crispy. Who knew? And they take minutes to make, so these are perfect for a last minute Valentine’s Day treat. Find the recipe for heart-shaped Vanilla Chex treats HERE. Feel free to share (nicely)! While […]



the Valentine’s Day issue of Bird’s Party Magazine

It’s here! The next issue of Bird’s Party Magazine, the Valentine’s Day edition, is ready to read. It’s completely adorable and filled with great ideas (as Candy Crush is my newest, overdue discovery, I’m especially smitten with the Candy Crush party). You check yours truly out on page 33. Find the free magazine HERE. Feel […]



how to make simple candy heart marshmallow pops

Valentine’s Day doesn’t get any simpler than this. (Unless you don’t celebrate it, that’s pretty simple. And before kids made us celebrate, we never did.) Marshmallow pops with a little extra chocolate sweetness. Last minute. Make-ahead. For school. For your sweetie. For yourself. Whatever. Done and done.   Are you a “ooooh” Valentine’s Day or […]



from the archives: cotton candy cookie pops for Valentine’s Day

I made these “warm and fuzzy” (aka cotton candy topped) cookie pops ages ago. Back when I wasn’t even 40 yet, in the far-off year of 2011. I came up with the idea in line at Michaels when I spotted a tub of cotton candy. I thought it was odd, at best, and no one […]