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how to make simple candy heart marshmallow pops

Valentine’s Day doesn’t get any simpler than this. (Unless you don’t celebrate it, that’s pretty simple. And before kids made us celebrate, we never did.) Marshmallow pops with a little extra chocolate sweetness. Last minute. Make-ahead. For school. For your sweetie. For yourself. Whatever. Done and done.   Are you a “ooooh” Valentine’s Day or […]



from the archives: cotton candy cookie pops for Valentine’s Day

I made these “warm and fuzzy” (aka cotton candy topped) cookie pops ages ago. Back when I wasn’t even 40 yet, in the far-off year of 2011. I came up with the idea in line at Michaels when I spotted a tub of cotton candy. I thought it was odd, at best, and no one […]



Wednesday Links: 30 DIY dollhouse furniture links PLUS how to make a pom pom armchair

About 30 years ago, my grandparents gave my sister and me a dollhouse for Christmas. This dollhouse was big, had 6 rooms, and was made of unfinished plywood. On a recent trip home to New Jersey, I took on the task of cleaning out my old bedroom. I hadn’t looked at the dollhouse in 20 years, […]



how to make easy superhero marshmallow pops

Recently I emailed a bit with a reader asking about Superhero marshmallow pops. Specifically, Teen Titan marshmallow pops. I hadn’t seen the show and moreover, I realized I was woefully short on my superhero stock. Are these cookies all I have? Egads! So these gals (yes, these are gals, but they can be guys, too, if you […]



easiest-ever DIY Valentine’s Day lollipops

Oh, the Jolly Rancher lollipop. I made my first batch of easy Jolly Rancher lollies almost five years ago. Then that second batch I made bigger and better.  And I made these flower candy pops two years ago. So it’s time to revisit the Jolly Ranchers for Valentine’s Day.   There really is nothing to making […]