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roundup from the archives: St. Patrick’s Day and rainbows

Technically (er, genetically), I’m half Irish. But really, I’m 100 percent New Jersey. Although, I guess I’ve been in Washington DC long enough to be about 50 percent NJ and 50 percent DC. But still, I’m happy to have a beer on a St. Patrick’s Day and revel with the Irish. Find some cool facts […]



game night: dice cookie bites

My daughter’s school held a game night potluck this weekend. A local shop here in DC, Labyrinth, brought tons of games for the kids. And naturally, for potlucks, I bring cookies. Whenever I’m making cookies for a crowd I cheap out, I mean, frugally stick with¬† bite-size. That way, you can bang out more volume […]



Olympics treats roundup from the archives

  Are you an Olympics watcher? I’m not overly into sports, and as for watching, I’m kind of a “Disney on Ice” kind of gal. But I do get a bit choked up by the significance and importance of it all, I’ll admit.     I made these Olympic ring cookies and Olympics mini cupcakes […]



lots of money, money, money (cookies)

Every January bears the same question: What cookies shall I send to my brother for his birthday? There were the Pac-Man and arcade cookies for his 40th.¬† These smiley face cookie pops seem archaic now (like my brother). I must have blanked on what to get him last year, because I stuck with an every-birthday […]



16 Valentine’s Sweets on Sticks

Oh lollipop stick. Why do I love you so? Because you make dessert so cute? And single-portioned? And easier to eat without sticky hands? Whatever the reason, clearly, I buy you in bulk. So when Foodie.com (you know, my ad network folks? See that icon in the sidebar that says Foodie by Glam?) called for […]