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Tag Archives: cherry blossoms



spring treat roundup from the archives

Geez, I’ve done a lot for Spring in the past few years. Which is funny since I much prefer Winter. I know, I know, I’m the lone person out there for whom this is true. But snow is so dang pretty, I never tire of it. Just wish we actually got some this year. And […]



cherry blossom marshmallows

Why, it’s a veritable cherry blossom bonanza! (I know, that was an odd exclamation.) If you want some cherry blossoms around you, but don’t want to bake the cookies, make the fondant and go through those labors, just go with my old standby: Marshmallows and food coloring pens. Done and done. Yeah, I’m pretty sure […]



painted cherry blossom cookies

  As promised, I’m back with some more cherry blossoms, because you see, as a Washington DCite, I need to push the cherry blossom. These cookies, about 2 1/2-inches across,  are a bit bigger than these here, but you can follow the same instructions for fondant-topped painted cookies. You may also use a flooded royal […]



revisiting the Cherry Blossom

On my to-do list this month:  Head downtown to see the cherry blossoms. Because I live in Washington DC, so it’d be a dang shame to go a year without seeing the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin bloom. And I’m ashamed to admit there have been many years in my over twenty in this […]



cherry blossom cookies

Here in Washington DC, the millisecond the cherry blossoms bloom around the Tidal Basin is big big big. So to honor their upcoming arrival (and hasty departure, it always seems), I used my rookie fondant to make cherry blossoms cookies. I had lots of ideas for these, including pulling out my food coloring and paint […]