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how to make 2-ingredient macaroon monsters

  I suppose technically, with the eyeballs, these are three-ingredient macaroons. But still. That makes these gosh darn easy to whip up for Halloween. (Or, without the eyeballs, any other time of the year.) Yum. The sweet coconut goodness melts in your mouth.     And they’re pretty scary, right? …. Right? Scary. Not cute. […]



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 […]



Wednesday Links: fun food and craft finds and Nationals Park

I can’t take credit for these photographs taken at Nationals Park . Because I was not there. My husband took the kids so these are his photographs. See that kid up there in the lower right hand corner? That would be me. See that other kid to the left? That will be my husband’s sports […]



how to make The BoxTrolls cookies (wearing real boxes!)

  The creators of Coraline and Paranorman are at it again with another 3D stop motion fantasy adventure. This time, an orphaned boy raised by underground trash collecting inventors (or, trolls wearing boxes) faces an evil exterminator to save his friends in The BoxTrolls, based on the book, Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow. Please […]