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from the archives: Thanksgiving plan from beginning to end

I always cook Thanksgiving, because I love the challenge. Well, more like because I don’t feel like traveling anywhere. Every year I get better at it, which makes sense because I started pretty low on the “Thanksgiving cooking ability” scale. To organize myself last year, since I had a lot more guests than I’ll have […]



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 […]



how to make easy werewolf cookies

  You can tell these are werewolf cookies, right? I mean, without any features but the fuzz and the eyes? If not, I’m here to tell you. These are werewolf cookies. And anyone can make them.     I guess these could also double as Chewbacca cookies, huh?   how to make werewolf cookies you […]



cookbook GIVEAWAY! Decorating Cookies PARTY

Even though this cookbook is brand spanking new, it brings me back many years. Because that is how long I’ve known and admired and adored Bridget Edwards of Bake at 350. She is clever cookie perfection. And so is her latest book, Decorating Cookies PARTY, published by Lark Crafts. If you want to seriously impress […]



from the archives: 6 easy spider treats for Halloween

  OK Meaghan. Breathe deeply. You are brave. Very brave for compiling these posts from the archive. And even braver for making them in the first place. You see. I suffer from arachnophobia. Severely. Snakes, bugs, roaches. I don’t like them, but I don’t run screaming. Spiders. I run screaming. I remember just about every […]