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simple cherry blossom marshmallow pops and candy

  Here in DC we take our cherry blossoms seriously. We have only a short window to jam ourselves into the crowds around the Tidal Basin to see the pink gorgeousness. Sadly, I miss them some years what with being busy and all. These photos are from a couple years ago when I took Maeve […]



25,000 clever treats to make for Valentine’s Day (well, 22)

Love is in the air, folks. Even though Valentine’s in our house is pretty much limited to cards for the kids, I clearly have no trouble making heart day treats for the blog, because I have tons in my archive. Here are some of my favorites from the past, most pretty gosh darn easy to […]



from the archives: Martin Luther King Jr. marshmallows

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is¬†Monday,¬†January 19th this year. And in case you were wondering, yes, of course I have MLK marshmallows. So for this week’s Friday from the archives, I’m sharing them with you. Again. And no, I’ve not yet found edible writers that better match the reality of skin tones, sigh. CLICK HERE […]



top 14 of ’14 (and a few more)

Yikes folks. I’ve been seriously remiss these last two weeks. I know I have an excuse with the holidays and travel and eating too much and not exercising, but once I got on the lazy train, I was too lazy to hop off. So this is my slow entry back into blogland. Here are the […]



for Tablespoon: chocolate peppermint patty cookies

I love these. I suppose that lacks humility to say, but I love these. The cuteness, the chocolate-ness, the minty-ness. Everything. And… I’ve found my newest chocolate cut-out cookies. I came up with the recipe from a box of chocolate cake mix, so it’s easy to whip up in minutes. Did I mention I love […]