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early finger foods for baby at Cheerios

As many of you know, I have two (miracle of science) daughters. The whole feeding thing has been a huge struggle, and not just because my job surrounds me with sugary foods babies can’t eat. My first is the universe’s most picky eater. Seriously. Think you know a picky eater? Let her be the challenge. […]



Just for Kix: Painted planet sandwiches

Have you ever tried painting bread with milk and food coloring? It’s so easy, and such a wonderful food craft to keep kids busy for at least a little while. I made some painted planet sandwiches, but you can paint anything. Find the how-tos for painted planet sandwiches HERE at Kix. Feel free to share […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Civil War in DC

So I stole this photograph from my husband’s facebook page. And here, I’ll even steal his description because it’s easier than writing my own. (Now I know why there’s so much copyright theft on the interwebs. Because it’s easier.) I’ll at least quote him though, “150 years ago today, the only battle of the Civil […]



“En Kagemand” cookies for a Danish birthday

If you spotted these and visited this post looking for authentic, real-life, honest to goodness Danish cookies… yeeeah, these are so not that. Here’s the story of these “En Kagemand,” or “cake man” cookies that merely evoke tradition rather than stick entirely to it. You see, my good friend is from Denmark. And it was […]



ice cream cone candy pops, my guest post for Hungry Happenings

I know you know I’m a sucker for making candy pops from candy melts. I won’t even list them all in my blog history, because I list them all in this post for sea creature candy pops. But they are so easy to make, I must wonder why everyone isn’t addicted to them? Well, here […]