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simple cherry blossom marshmallow pops and candy

  Here in DC we take our cherry blossoms seriously. We have only a short window to jam ourselves into the crowds around the Tidal Basin to see the pink gorgeousness. Sadly, I miss them some years what with being busy and all. These photos are from a couple years ago when I took Maeve […]



spring treats roundup from the archives

Spring! That time of year where I have to clean out the closets and restock with lighter clothing. And also, I can go outside without my snowboots and hat worn low. You can find all my treats for this time of year up in the Seasonal button, but here are some of my favorites: Make […]



Just for Kix: dried pineapple flowers for the 4th of July

Although they do take a couple hours of time invested in the oven, dried pineapple flowers dyed for the 4th of July are really easy to make. And oh so pretty. Learn to make red and blue pineapple flowers HERE at Kix. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected […]



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 […]



how to make hand-drawn flower cookies for Mother’s Day

  Mom, if you’re reading this before Mother’s Day, then you didn’t heed my warning to not go to my blog before Monday. Tsk. Tsk. I think these may be my favorite Mother’s Day cookies thus far. Every year my mom gets cookies, because cookies don’t clutter up her house. That’s why they are the […]