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wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Silver Spring fountain

This is my oldest cutie at the fountain in Silver Spring, MD two whole summers ago, when she was a wee lass of 4. While we live in Washington, DC, we are only about a mile from Downtown Silver Spring. They’ve done much revitalizing in the area, giving surrounding, better-known towns like Bethesda and Takoma […]



19 cupcakes, cookies and marshmallows for SUMMER

SUMMER! Can anyone exclaim “summer!” anymore without thinking of Olaf singing “SHUMMER!”? I sure can’t. Even though I’m all about Fall and Winter and the cold, the number of Summer-themed treats on my blog belies this. It looks like I actually like summer.  But this grumpy gal doesn’t like to sweat. Speaking of not sweating, […]



13 treats from the archives for 4th of July and Memorial Day

  Seems like summer is a busy time for me on the blog. I have loads in the archives to share with you. How about a little red, white and blue? As always, you can find the links to everything Seasonal in that button up there. Just for Memorial Day. Camo cookie tribute to the […]



Wednesday Roundups: edible rainbows, wonton wrappers, healthy ice cream, easy lollies and muffin tin meals

So in addition to Flashback Fridays, I’ve decided to introduce Wednesday Roundups. Which means, on Wednesdays, I’ll, um, share Roundups. You probably figured that out. “Roundups” meaning collections of cool stuff from around the web I find when searching for my other gig.   I spent forever on this 60 edible rainbows roundup. Please read […]



patriotic polka dot milkshakes for Celebrations

And my last summer drink for the 4th of July that I made for Celebrations: Polka dot milkshakes in blue and red. Sorry, folks, no alcohol in these, but if you want to find a way to add some, I’m totally cool with that. Just one or two drops of food coloring turns vanilla milkshakes […]