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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 […]



chocolate cake in a mug AND a quick mug cozy

I know the internet is currently awash with microwave mug desserts. (We’re all in such a HURRY! we need dessert and we need it now. I don’t argue with that. I always act like I’m in a hurry. Even when I have no where to go.) But I’ve been wanting to make a cake in […]



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 […]



I’ll Bring the Gingerbread Cookies to Katrina’s. And a GIVEAWAY!

  OK, cookie lovers, it’s the third year that I’ve made some goodies for In Katrina’s Kitchen I’ll Bring the Cookies holiday virtual party. And this year, not only do you get a yummy holiday cookie every day in December, but you get a great GIVEAWAY from Katrina, too! Check out the Baking Prize Pack […]



mini gingerbread whoopie pies with cream cheese filling

Oh my oh my oh my are these delicious. I made them for my husband’s birthday in mid-November because he’s partial to the taste of gingerbread over traditional birthday cake type things. And these hold a candle nicely. I don’t know why in the world I wasted that time making a “mini” version since I […]