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“you complete me” heart cookies for Valentine’s Day

I’m not really a “you complete me” kind of gal. In fact, I could probably make a case for Dorothy telling Jerry Maguire “good-bye” instead of “you had me at hello.” But the good folks of the world seem to like the notion of “you complete me,” so let’s go with that. And it is a […]



easiest-ever DIY Valentine’s Day lollipops

Oh, the Jolly Rancher lollipop. I made my first batch of easy Jolly Rancher lollies almost five years ago. Then that second batch I made bigger and better.  And I made these flower candy pops two years ago. So it’s time to revisit the Jolly Ranchers for Valentine’s Day.   There really is nothing to making […]



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 […]



countdown cookie sticks for New Year’s and more treats from the archives

Cookie sticks, cookie sticks, I’m all about the cookie sticks. Remember Rudolph and snowmen? (There are more out there, too.) I had some dough left over, froze it, and brought it out to make more sticks, this time for the New Year. Speaking of the New Year… this is my last blog post until 2015. […]