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Tag Archives: bugs



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: caterpillars on a log AND my new gig

So, guess what? I have a new gig. I’m creating fun food for Kix! Don’t worry those of you who worry that I’m doing too much with work and the new baby and the kid and life (mom, I’m looking at you), I’m only coming up with a few ideas a month. But I kind […]



picnic cupcakes for Celebrations

Next up in my week of summer cupcake craziness: Ants. I’m not a very outdoorsy person. Though I have a checklist of outdoorsy stuff I’ve done. I’ve been camping. But only once and never again. I’ve been scuba diving. I hiked up a volcano. I hiked down into the Grand Canyon. All of these admittedly-fun […]



Wednesday Roundup: 15 Edible Bugs

Ever since my run-in with that centipede (millipede? jillipede?) last week, I’ve had bugs on my mind. Shudder. I am not a friend to bugs. I don’t need to hear the lectures on their benefits to the environment.  I’m perfectly happy to let bugs be and do their work. Outside. Even when I help my […]



bugs on your marshmallows and 13 other April Fool’s Day food pranks

Eeew. But adding some bugs to your marshmallows with edible writers is a quick and easy last minute April Fool’s idea and it just may keep sticky fingers away from your candy. Here are some more April Fool’s Day food tricks from around the web: Secretly replace your Tootsie Rolls with… more candy. By Project […]