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Healthy Halloween! Good-for-you Popcorn Balls and other Party Ideas

What!? Me, healthy? Yes, I can go there sometimes. And so I’m breaking from your usual programming (and weekly blog schedule) to bring you the latest in a less-sweet Halloween. Here are some healthy alternatives to whip up last minute for your Halloween party. And, did I mention, I’m hosting a last minute Halloween party […]



how to make easy werewolf cookies

  You can tell these are werewolf cookies, right? I mean, without any features but the fuzz and the eyes? If not, I’m here to tell you. These are werewolf cookies. And anyone can make them.     I guess these could also double as Chewbacca cookies, huh?   how to make werewolf cookies you […]



Wednesday Links: Fun food and craft finds and Asheville, NC

Last week, my husband and I visited Asheville, North Carolina (a rare trip without kids). Walking downtown one evening, I was struck by this chalkboard wall, “Before I die…” Any passer-by could share their wish.   If you’re addicted to the stuff, you can make your own cookie butter. I want to make some soft […]



cookbook GIVEAWAY! Decorating Cookies PARTY

Even though this cookbook is brand spanking new, it brings me back many years. Because that is how long I’ve known and admired and adored Bridget Edwards of Bake at 350. She is clever cookie perfection. And so is her latest book, Decorating Cookies PARTY, published by Lark Crafts. If you want to seriously impress […]



attack of the mummy fruit

See? Not all of Halloween has to be about chocolate and candy. Sweet, sweet, delicious chocolate and candy. Fruit can dress up, too, into these bone-chilling, terrifying, straight-from-the-tomb mummies. Really, very scary. Ugh. Those dang googly-eyes are way too cute to be scary.   Geez Louise though, if you’re going to dress up the kids’ […]