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August from the archives… Panda marshmallow pops

So I’m joining the rest of DC and checking out for a week in August. My kids are driving me insane. My house is a mess. It’s hot. I’m bothered. I’m doing something I never do… I’m taking a break. I’m using the “advice column method.” When advice columnists are on vacation, they post past […]



The Mystery of the Monkey and Banana Decorated Cookies

So I was going through my (completely overwhelming, folders and folders) of photos on my computer and I found these cookies. I recognize them as mine and I sort of remember cutting these out by hand and decorating. But… why? For whom? For what purpose? A birthday? A baby shower? A friend’s request? I have […]



how to make easy sea creature candy pops

  I’m a sucker for the sea, but then, I grew up with sand between my toes thanks to that whole great-grandfather being a lighthouse keeper thing. While I would never own a fish tank because that kind of freaks me out (it just feels weird to me), I do so love sea creatures. I […]



Just for Kix: Walking cereal box animals

Humility be darned, I’m telling you: I love these walking cereal box animals. So cute and awesome and yes, I made them. And they were easy to make, too. And I may have just pulled a muscle patting myself on the back. By the way, my hardware store didn’t have those brass fastener things that […]



Just for Kix: Seal sandwich

Do I need to clarify that this is a sandwich shaped like a seal and not, in fact, a “seal sandwich”? I hope not. I like this sandwich so much because you don’t need anything fancy to make it. All you need to do is cut and rearrange a plain old sandwich. That being said, […]