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Wednesday Links: 30 DIY dollhouse furniture links PLUS how to make a pom pom armchair

About 30 years ago, my grandparents gave my sister and me a dollhouse for Christmas. This dollhouse was big, had 6 rooms, and was made of unfinished plywood. On a recent trip home to New Jersey, I took on the task of cleaning out my old bedroom. I hadn’t looked at the dollhouse in 20 years, […]



how to make easy superhero marshmallow pops

Recently I emailed a bit with a reader asking about Superhero marshmallow pops. Specifically, Teen Titan marshmallow pops. I hadn’t seen the show and moreover, I realized I was woefully short on my superhero stock. Are these cookies all I have? Egads! So these gals (yes, these are gals, but they can be guys, too, if you […]



easiest-ever DIY Valentine’s Day lollipops

Oh, the Jolly Rancher lollipop. I made my first batch of easy Jolly Rancher lollies almost five years ago. Then that second batch I made bigger and better.  And I made these flower candy pops two years ago. So it’s time to revisit the Jolly Ranchers for Valentine’s Day.   There really is nothing to making […]



sanity-saving graham cracker houses for Christmas

I like making gingerbread houses as much as the next person… but it’s just. So. Much. Work. Especially the assembly part. And sawing down imperfections. And the balancing act. It’s harder than making a house of cards. On a boat. In rough water. So I cheated. I made 2D graham cracker houses with the illusion […]



how to make snowmen cookie sticks AND a snowman box game

Why do I so love cookies in stick form? Because you don’t need any special cutters, they are an interesting shape for a cookie and they are easy to hold, thus eat. So first I made monsters, then turkeys, then Rudolph and now… snowmen! Snowmen were begging to be made as sticks. I made these […]