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25 flowers drawn on marshmallows

Flowers! Lots and lots of flowers. All different types of flowers. These are in honor of Spring. And Earth Day. Or Mother’s Day. Or whatever floats your boat.   I do NOT have a green thumb, even though I’ve been getting Better Homes and Gardens for years. I walk by a plant and it starts […]



easy chick candy pops for Easter

These chick pops are Easter heroes. They are easy to make (mere minutes). They are kid-friendly. They are pretty basic, so picky eaters shouldn’t have a problem. And they count as an after-dinner dessert, but they are small enough to not overload the kids with a full plate of sugar that competes with their Easter […]



8 sweet treats for Easter and bonus easter egg decorating ideas

Aah, another stroll through the archives for some of my favorite Easter treats to make. As always, find all the season ideas up there in the Seasonal button. There are a bunch of spring things in there, too. And at the end of this post I link to some Easter egg decorating ideas I did […]



Just for Kix: April Fools’ Day Food Tricks

You really kind of have to see these April Fools’ Day food tricks to play on kids. Cereal that fills up with blue milk. And even better, “chicken nuggets with ketchup” that are really cereal treats. Snicker, snicker. It’s like I’ve gone all April Fools’ Day crazy, first with the broccoli, now with the blue […]



roundup from the archives: 22 SPRING treats and sweets

While patches of snow still cover the ground here in Washington DC, it’s time to post the roundup from the archives anyway. Maybe that will encourage the birds to come back. Though I not so secretly don’t mind that the groundhog saw his shadow. I like winter. It’s quieter and cozier. Although the amount of […]