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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 […]



spring treats roundup from the archives

Spring! That time of year where I have to clean out the closets and restock with lighter clothing. And also, I can go outside without my snowboots and hat worn low. You can find all my treats for this time of year up in the Seasonal button, but here are some of my favorites: Make […]



13 April Fool’s Day food pranks

I snicker every time I see these broccoli lollipops. So very cruel, right? Here is a roundup of other April Fool’s Day food pranks for you:   Make Groucho glasses cookies. Cinnamon sugar “fries.”  Vanilla custard and papaya balls makes an “egg” dessert. KFC’s fried chicken! Only not really. Here’s a mashed potato sundae. Amazing […]



jar of sparkly rainbow cookie bites

Who wouldn’t want a jar of sparkly rainbow cookie bites? If you have an answer to that question, these are people I don’t want to meet. (Unless, of course, there are dietary restrictions, allergies, or anything else beyond the control of these poor souls, and then I will happily meet them and spend all day […]



apple pie sticks for Pi Day

If my husband reads this, he’ll make fun of me for bragging about my math prowess. But I was really, really good in math. In high school, I didn’t just take AP Calculus, which is hard math. I took AP Calculus BC, which is super hard math. I even understand my daughter’s 2nd grade Common […]