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wednesday links: fun food and craft finds around the web

I wish very much I could say I took this picture, because then it would mean I got that close to the President. Alas, the credit for this photograph goes to the White House website. Those kids? They are the 3rd and 4th graders at my daughter’s school here in DC. They got to hug […]



some cookie daisies for you today

Here’s a quick ray of sunshine for you. Breath of fresh air? Dash of salt? Whatever you need today. I made these to donate to a fundraising event for the Calvary Women’s shelter here in Washington DC. I have a friend who works to make the event a success for this amazing place. Learn more […]



Just for Kix: “Campfire” Gorp

It’s well established in my family that I don’t camp. At all. Ever. But my husband and daughter do. (Except for that time last weekend when they were heading off to go camping, and got stuck in traffic for 2 hours, and my husband’s car broke down and they had to come home.) Here I […]



food and craft finds from around the web…

The Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard in Maryland this May.   A post in which I just share cool finds from around the web. You know, those things I might pin. Or bookmark. Or pause upon. And that I thought you might like, too. This would be a crayon art sculpture. You kind of need to see […]



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 […]