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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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



16 Valentine’s Day sweets and treats roundup from the archives

My husband and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, and yet… My Valentine’s Day sweets and treats collection rivals that of Christmas. I suppose because the holiday lends itself so well to cute food. Or because I know you all celebrate. Or because I know kids love to celebrate. Whatever the reason, here are my favorites […]



Halloween Cupcakes: full moon cupcakes for Celebrations

And to end the week of Halloween cupcakes, an ominous full moon. Well, not so gloomy or menacing. Maybe a little. Find the how-tos to make full moon cupcakes HERE at Celebrations.   Need help finding supplies? Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow […]