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bunny and carrot candy marshmallow pops for Easter

Lately I’m all about the candy melts on marshmallows thing. I haven’t given up my edible writers, but creating the art with candy melts is almost as easy and tastes even better. These cute bunnies and carrots are a great last-minute treat to give or serve for Easter. Wrap them in little cello bags with […]



simple cherry blossom marshmallow pops and candy

  Here in DC we take our cherry blossoms seriously. We have only a short window to jam ourselves into the crowds around the Tidal Basin to see the pink gorgeousness. Sadly, I miss them some years what with being busy and all. These photos are from a couple years ago when I took Maeve […]



rainbow candy pops

You know how much I love the candy melt pop thing. And of course I love rainbows (inspired particularly by my unicorn-rainbow-loving 7 year old and by the fact I’m an ’80s kid). So candy melt pops + rainbows = awesome, in my view. And my daughter’s. And anyone with a heart. So you can make […]



St. Patrick’s Day treats from the archives

St. Patrick’s Day, also known as the day we can sanction putting Irish Cream in our morning coffee, is coming soon. So in addition to all the beef stew and Guinness you’ll be consuming, here are a few treats from the archives that you can make to celebrate. 1. vodka-dipped rainbow marshmallow pops 2. St. Patrick’s Day […]



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 […]