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champagne, shoes and cupcakes AND more birthday cookie ideas

Here are a few pretty-in-pink cookies I made by request for a friend to give to her friend as a birthday gift. What says birthday celebration to you? I’m loving the champagne glasses (though mine would be a glass of Pinot Grigio and definitely with cheese and crackers).     Here are a few just-for-birthday […]



how to make mini burger and fries cookies

Here’s one way to make burgers and fries look cute. And vegetarian. And potentially vegan. And they are only about 2-inches across, so I suppose technically they are sliders. I made these mini burgers and fries cookies for my burger and fry-loving Dad for Father’s Day, but I think they are apt for any summer […]



wednesday links roundup: fun food and craft finds around the web

If you’ve noticed a trend in this just-started “Wednesday Links” series, I open each post with a snapshot of my life here in DC. I’ve never really brought my life and DC into my blog posts too forcefully before, and it occurs to me that’s crazy. It kind of belongs here in some way. This […]



from the archives: Pop Rocks Marshmallow Pops

If you need ideas for quick treats for the 4th of July, you can always check out my Seasonal button up there. But here’s one of my favorite blasts from the past. Pop Rocks Marshmallow Pops. And I even had to experiment with some options so the Pop Rocks would keep their fizz until it […]



19 cupcakes, cookies and marshmallows for SUMMER

SUMMER! Can anyone exclaim “summer!” anymore without thinking of Olaf singing “SHUMMER!”? I sure can’t. Even though I’m all about Fall and Winter and the cold, the number of Summer-themed treats on my blog belies this. It looks like I actually like summer.  But this grumpy gal doesn’t like to sweat. Speaking of not sweating, […]