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“You are a fox” marshmallow pops. And, how to draw a fox.

In case you’re wondering, yes, I did have Jimi Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady” in my head the whole time I was making these. And now you do, too, so you’re welcome. Know any foxes? I think they might like to know you think they are foxes. So for Valentine’s Day, you better spell it out 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 […]



Just for Kix: White chocolate cherry Kix clusters

I’m lucky that I got these photographs done. You see, this combination of white chocolate, dried cherries and crunchy Kix was so perfect I ate half the stuff while photographing. After 41 years of existence, I still have low enough self-esteem that I’m astonished when I produce something good. No, awesome. So I rewarded myself […]



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, […]



quick craft: chalkboard canisters for collections, storage, gift containers, whatever

I made these canisters for a totally un-sweet reason: To contain my daughter’s ever-growing collection of junk jewelry. But they took minutes to make, and since I thought some of you with collections of things that need containing might appreciate this idea, I’m posting here on my sweets blog. Except wait, these could also be […]