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“snowball” marshmallow pops with FREE Olympics printable

So apparently the Winter Olympics start in only THREE days!! Ack! I have so much to do before then! Like vacuum. And… um… make sure the TV is plugged in. And turn on the fireplace. Alright, so I’m not really feeling the rush, but just in case you are hosting something for the big events […]



16 Valentine’s Day sweets and treats roundup from the archives

My husband and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, and yet… My Valentine’s Day sweets and treats collection rivals that of Christmas. I suppose because the holiday lends itself so well to cute food. Or because I know you all celebrate. Or because I know kids love to celebrate. Whatever the reason, here are my favorites […]



snowflake and snowman cookie pops

Here are the cookies I made for my daughter’s school bake sale in December. I thought I’d save them for some winter cheer as the post-Christmas doldrums kicked in. I always get sad putting away the Christmas decorations. Have you heard of the Danish term “hygge”? I know exactly what it is, though it’s so […]



flashback: mustachioed marshmallow snowmen

Awww… after three months of cultivating the perfect Civil-War era mustache, my husband endured the agony of shaving off his project. Poor guy. He had a rare break between army jobs, and hence the opportunity to grow the ‘stache. And now it’s gone. But not to worry, that mustache was celebrated magnificently. You see, we […]



happy holidays and happy new year!

Oh hello there, folks in the real world. ‘Tis the season to be way too busy, so I (and I hope you, as well) are taking off (mostly) until the New Year. I hope this is a joyous time for all! Here are some treats from the past. Oh, the past. How fondly I remember […]