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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 […]



all the presidents on marshmallows

Here’s someone with too much time on her hands, perhaps you are thinking. And yet, I’m someone who never has time. I’m so used to rushing that I act like I’m in a hurry even when I’m not in a hurry.  I can change my daughter’s diaper while typing a blog post while on a […]



16 Valentine’s Sweets on Sticks

Oh lollipop stick. Why do I love you so? Because you make dessert so cute? And single-portioned? And easier to eat without sticky hands? Whatever the reason, clearly, I buy you in bulk. So when Foodie.com (you know, my ad network folks? See that icon in the sidebar that says Foodie by Glam?) called for […]



happy birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Happy birthday to one of America’s most precious leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I live in a diverse neighborhood in Washington, DC. My daughter attends a public school with students from every ward in the city; the student body is so diverse that diversity is barely a noteworthy topic. But I recognize and appreciate […]



“You are a fox” marshmallow pops. And, how to draw a fox.

In case you’re wondering, yes, I did have Jimi Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady” in my head the whole time I was making these. And now you do, too, so you’re welcome. Know any foxes? I think they might like to know you think they are foxes. So for Valentine’s Day, you better spell it out in […]