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how to make superstar cookies for the teacher

  It’s teacher appreciation week! Have you thanked a teacher yet? The teachers and staff at my daughter’s school are true superstars. The school is only in it’s third year, but they leap over every hurdle as it’s thrown in front of them and they never lose sight of their goal: Teaching our kids. My […]



Bella Cupcake Couture Blog Party: back to school cupcakes AND a giveaway

I’m back partying it up with Bella Cupcake Couture again, this time for back to school, hosted by Carrie Middlemiss from Bella Cupcake Couture.  And, one lucky reader will win a prize pack featuring a Bella Cupcake Couture birthday prize pack worth $100 which includes invitations, thank you cards, party straws, water bottle and candy […]



Flashback Friday: the 7 best food crafts to do with kids

I used to be a cookie decorator. Then I stayed home to have my first daughter. Then I used to blog about cookies. Then I started blogging about other sweets, too. Then the baby got older and needier. Then I started making stuff easier and quicker. Then I started making, easy, quick stuff that I […]



pencil cookies for teacher appreciation with free printable

So I have a kindergartener. She goes to a public charter school here in Washington, DC. I’ll spare you all the charter school talk, since I’ve waxed on about it before. (To read more about the charter school system in Washington DC, click HERE and HERE.) These pencil cookies are for all the superfantabulous teachers […]



fall from the archives

  It’s official, despite the creeping heat outside, that Fall is here. My darling started kindergarten today. Sniffle. Actually, truth be told, there were no sniffles for either of us. For me, I kinda need the break to catch up, and she was in the same school for full-day preK last year (see here? her […]