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August from the archives… Panda marshmallow pops

So I’m joining the rest of DC and checking out for a week in August. My kids are driving me insane. My house is a mess. It’s hot. I’m bothered. I’m doing something I never do… I’m taking a break. I’m using the “advice column method.” When advice columnists are on vacation, they post past […]



Cheerios teething biscuits

The drool, the whining, the crying, the gnawing on furniture… Did you guess I mean teething babies? Ugh. Of course I was also the parent who, any time my baby fussed, blamed it on teething. It couldn’t possibly be her perfect temperament. No, it had to be teething. I wrote all about foods to help […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft signs and sign graffiti

Please don’t take this photograph as my sanctioning of sign graffiti. (While, um, not sanctioning this illegal act, I feel my first link should be these really rather funny examples of funny graffiti I happened upon when writing this post.) Defacing property is something I have never and would never do. Similarly, the stuffed shirts […]



Shark Week! How to make shark marshmallow pops

As many, many, many of you already know, SHARK WEEK kicks off today! The Discovery Channel headquarters is in Silver Spring, MD. And I live in Washington DC about a mile from Silver Spring and said Discovery Channel HQ. Every year I wonder, will Chompie return? I remember well a couple years ago when the […]



pancake cones! or, handheld breakfast

Roll your pancakes into cones, fill them with whatever you want and head out the door. Or, maybe pancake cones for a backyard fair? However you use them, I heart pancake cones. Find the how-tos for pancake cones HERE at Kix Cereal.   Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are […]