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sanity-saving graham cracker houses for Christmas

I like making gingerbread houses as much as the next person… but it’s just. So. Much. Work. Especially the assembly part. And sawing down imperfections. And the balancing act. It’s harder than making a house of cards. On a boat. In rough water. So I cheated. I made 2D graham cracker houses with the illusion […]



for Tablespoon: Silly gingerbread men

My new love? The Betty Crocker gingerbread cookie mix. I have my own recipe I like, but it takes foreeeeeever to make with all the ingredients. This mix tastes awesome and takes minutes to make. Confession: My kid turned two the other day and I even used the gingerbread cookie mix to whip up gingerbread […]



the ultimate roundup: 40 treats to make for Christmas and winter

As you’re reading this, we are probably cutting down our Christmas tree. The day after Thanksgiving, we go out to Maryland to a cut-your-own farm and then stop for BBQ on the way home. It’s when Christmas officially starts. I mean, for the rest of my family. I’ve been listening to Christmas music for weeks […]



how to make easy werewolf cookies

  You can tell these are werewolf cookies, right? I mean, without any features but the fuzz and the eyes? If not, I’m here to tell you. These are werewolf cookies. And anyone can make them.     I guess these could also double as Chewbacca cookies, huh?   how to make werewolf cookies you […]



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 […]