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how to make marshmallow snowmen place holders

Place holder, decoration, however you use them… aren’t these plastic spoon snowmen-in-a-pot from Crafts by Amanda the cutest thing in the universe? Cuter than puppies, baby pandas and even this. So I took the snowman challenge and make my own cute snowmen-in-a-pot, marshmallow style. Attach a name and you have a place holder for your […]



Wednesday Links: Fun food and craft finds

My 7 year old daughter made this beautiful drawing for her dad (an army reservist who has paid a visit to Iraq) in honor of Veterans Day. Did you get a chance to honor the veterans in your life? I hope so.   your Wednesday Links (you can follow all of the links at Pinterest): […]



snowflake and snowman cookie pops

Here are the cookies I made for my daughter’s school bake sale in December. I thought I’d save them for some winter cheer as the post-Christmas doldrums kicked in. I always get sad putting away the Christmas decorations. Have you heard of the Danish term “hygge”? I know exactly what it is, though it’s so […]



fruitcake on a stick

Poor, poor fruitcake. The fruit-packed wonder gets so much ridicule. I don’t remember much fruitcake at Christmas, so somehow I escaped the madness of fruitcake criticism. I thought I would help the fruitcake out, give it new life. By cutting it into squares and putting it on a stick. Now, a warning. This is NOT […]



gingerbread swirl cookies

These sparkly, sprinkle-coated swirls may seem familiar. They are my favorite design, because they are simple, easy, and you can cover imperfections with sprinkles. Case in point: An example HERE. For these, I just took my gingerbread cookies, cut out circles, piped swirls in bright colors and topped with sprinkles.   how to make gingerbread […]