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wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Civil War in DC

So I stole this photograph from my husband’s facebook page. And here, I’ll even steal his description because it’s easier than writing my own. (Now I know why there’s so much copyright theft on the interwebs. Because it’s easier.) I’ll at least quote him though, “150 years ago today, the only battle of the Civil […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft finds and the Silver Spring fountain

This is my oldest cutie at the fountain in Silver Spring, MD two whole summers ago, when she was a wee lass of 4. While we live in Washington, DC, we are only about a mile from Downtown Silver Spring. They’ve done much revitalizing in the area, giving surrounding, better-known towns like Bethesda and Takoma […]



pretty pink daisy petit fours

I made these pink petit fours with only store-bought things. I never buy those 100-calorie pack treats and sweets. To me, if you’re going to eat three of them, what’s the point of all that packaging? But then I saw these packs of cute little pink frosted strawberry cupcakes at Target and I couldn’t resist. […]



teeny tiny chocolate cookie "cakes"

It’s hard to ship a cake, so for my sister’s birthday, I (of course) made cookies instead. By simply stacking tiny chocolate circle cookies with frosting, and adding a tad of sprinkle garnish, you can easily create these mini “cakes.” I used my royal icing recipe, because I needed the frosting to dry enough to […]