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Flashback Friday: Thanksgiving

OK, folks, time to pack away the spiders and the witches and the candy bowl. Halloween is over. Now we think Thanksgiving. (Of course, stores have been thinking Christmas for weeks now. I secretly don’t mind this, though, because I love Christmas ever so much.)   Our Halloween was an adventure. It started out with […]



Wednesday Roundup: painting Fall on cookies AND 18 other edible leaves

For today’s post, I’m sending you away first. Follow me over to Hungry Happenings, where I guest post with a tutorial on how to paint Fall on your cookies. Beth of Hungry Happenings has one of those creative-food-blogger minds that awes me. I’ve been a longtime fan of her work and a longtime blogging friend, […]



Sugarlicious GIVEAWAY!!! signed copy of Sugarlicious, some prizes and some cookie cutters

UPDATE: Congratulations to Meg! She won the book and prizes. And Congratulations to DD, Shannon, Elin and Ilissa! They won the cookie cutters and other Sugarlicious goodies. Thank you to all for participating!!   Just in time for the holidays! OK, so I’m too late for Halloween, but the other holidays. One last hoorah and […]



Thanksgiving roundup from the archives

pumpkin patch cupcakes from my book, Sugarlicious   ¬†apple cake pop placecards from my book, Sugarlicious   Now that Halloween is officially over, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas. Given my almost-bursting belly at 8 months pregnant, I might be relying a bit heavily on the old archives this season. As always, […]



apple pie bites on a stick for Fall

When I was a kid, I used to dream of owning an apple orchard when I grew up. (Or, more specifically, I dreamed of being an architect veterinarian who owned an apple orchard.) I live in the heart of a major city, Washington DC, so no apple orchard for me. Though I do like to […]