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16 sweet and unique DIY ideas for Mother’s Day

I thought I’d share my latest creation for Kix Cereal along with some other ideas for Mother’s Day gifts and treats. Of course, there are about 1,762,319,053 more ideas for Mother’s Day on Pinterest, but if you want to NOT be overwhelmed, how about we stick with finding something in these 16? I’ve collected a […]



25 flowers drawn on marshmallows

Flowers! Lots and lots of flowers. All different types of flowers. These are in honor of Spring. And Earth Day. Or Mother’s Day. Or whatever floats your boat.   I do NOT have a green thumb, even though I’ve been getting Better Homes and Gardens for years. I walk by a plant and it starts […]



Just for Kix: Flower Chocolate Cake Cups

Oh so pretty for spring: Make chocolate cake in a jar with real flower toppers. Learn how HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow (and encourage) you to share ONE photograph with credit to “the decorated cookie” and link to […]



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 […]



family portrait cookies and other cookie gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Followers may notice my recent obsession with these portrait cookies. I started with this gift for my niece. The next year I made these favors for her art-themed birthday party. And now, portrait cookies for my mom for Mother’s Day. This is my mom.   This is my brother and his family.   This is […]