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Just for Kix: Walking cereal box animals

Humility be darned, I’m telling you: I love these walking cereal box animals. So cute and awesome and yes, I made them. And they were easy to make, too. And I may have just pulled a muscle patting myself on the back. By the way, my hardware store didn’t have those brass fastener things that […]



Just for Kix: Flower Chocolate Cake Cups

Oh so pretty for spring: Make chocolate cake in a jar with real flower toppers. Learn how HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow (and encourage) you to share ONE photograph with credit to “the decorated cookie” and link to […]



Just for Kix: Pot of Gold Marshmallow Pops

Chocolate, marshmallows and Kix cereal. That’s all you need. Oh yes, and the stick of course. That’s all you need to make pot of gold treats for St. Patrick’s Day. Find the how-tos HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow […]



homemade goldfish crackers, only bigger

This brilliant idea to make homemade goldfish crackers belongs solely to my six year old daughter. She thought of it one day when we ran out of the ones from the bag. I didn’t have the heart to tell her the recipe has been floating around the interwebs on many a blog for years, as […]



roundup from the archives: St. Patrick’s Day and rainbows

Technically (er, genetically), I’m half Irish. But really, I’m 100 percent New Jersey. Although, I guess I’ve been in Washington DC long enough to be about 50 percent NJ and 50 percent DC. But still, I’m happy to have a beer on a St. Patrick’s Day and revel with the Irish. Find some cool facts […]