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how to make fondant rainbow cupcake toppers (for the Girl Scouts)

So my daughter is a Girl Scout. A Daisy, to be precise. But as she enters 2nd grade in the fall, she’s bridging now to Brownies. At the end-of-the-year ceremony, naturally, I was assigned the cupcakes. They were to be “rainbow” themed, as in the theme of bridging. I’ve made rainbow cupcake toppers before (here). […]



cookbook GIVEAWAY! Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers

  UPDATE: Congratulations to Amy Jo! Her comment was drawn to win the book. Thank you to all for participating! Woah, you aren’t still buying fancy cupcakes for parties are you? Egads! You can make your own. Really, you can. Because today I’m giving away Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee North Beckett. Please […]



13 treats from the archives for 4th of July and Memorial Day

  Seems like summer is a busy time for me on the blog. I have loads in the archives to share with you. How about a little red, white and blue? As always, you can find the links to everything Seasonal in that button up there. Just for Memorial Day. Camo cookie tribute to the […]



roundup from the archives: 22 SPRING treats and sweets

While patches of snow still cover the ground here in Washington DC, it’s time to post the roundup from the archives anyway. Maybe that will encourage the birds to come back. Though I not so secretly don’t mind that the groundhog saw his shadow. I like winter. It’s quieter and cozier. Although the amount of […]



Just for Kix: diorama ornaments

I want to make a jillion of these diorama ornaments. You know, in all my free time. (That’s funny because I have none. Zippo. Zilch free time.) I made one with a pipe cleaner snowman and pipe cleaner tree, but my heart belongs to this gnome and deer. With all of the cupcake toppers out […]