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roundup from the archives: 31 ideas for Winter and Christmas treats and sweets

Since the stores have had Christmas stuff out since before Halloween, I suppose I can update my SEASONAL button and share all these winter and Christmas-themed sweets and treats from archives. I not-so-secretly don’t mind the early arrival of Christmas, by the way, seeing as it’s my all-time favorite holiday. Oh yes, fellow Washington DCites, […]



Wizard of Oz marshmallows

You know what I haven’t done in awhile? Marshmallow art. Good old fashioned marshmallow art. “Old fashioned,” because I started this marshmallow art thing, here, and here, a whole four-plus years ago, which in blogspeak means it is now “old fashioned.” I’ve long been a fan of the magic that is the Wizard of Oz. […]



Flashback Friday: Thanksgiving

OK, folks, time to pack away the spiders and the witches and the candy bowl. Halloween is over. Now we think Thanksgiving. (Of course, stores have been thinking Christmas for weeks now. I secretly don’t mind this, though, because I love Christmas ever so much.)   Our Halloween was an adventure. It started out with […]



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 […]



simple, decorated Halloween cookies, my guest post for In Katrina’s Kitchen

Some of you may already know, but I’ve struggled with auto-immune disease and intestinal mayhem for about twenty years now. I know hospital stays and surgery all too well. And so as my dear friend and fellow blogger, Katrina of In Katrina’s Kitchen, is away sharing these same struggles, I am filling a little gap […]