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mini cupcake cookies (and a cupcake decorating kit)

Cupcakes! Only cookies. And bite-size ones. This way you can appease both the cupcake and cookie lovers. I made these for my niece’s tenth birthday, part of a theme present. Back when she turned six–since she’s pretty much a mini-me, unlike my own two girls–I gave her all my favorite cookie and marshmallow decorating tools. […]



easy frozen yogurt for Tablespoon

So ever since I wrote my latest for Tablespoon, I’ve been freezing yogurt. I just can’t stop, it’s so ridiculously easy to make (stick in the freezer) and tastes so good. Find the how-tos for the Fro Yo Snack Hack HERE at Tablespoon.  Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are […]



13 April Fool’s Day food pranks

I snicker every time I see these broccoli lollipops. So very cruel, right? Here is a roundup of other April Fool’s Day food pranks for you:   Make Groucho glasses cookies. Cinnamon sugar “fries.”  Vanilla custard and papaya balls makes an “egg” dessert. KFC’s fried chicken! Only not really. Here’s a mashed potato sundae. Amazing […]



Wednesday Links: 21 DIY egg carton crafts

Egg cartons. They aren’t just for eggs. Some quick searching on the interwebs shows just how clever you folks are with egg cartons. We’re not just talking kids’ crafts, either, but some DIY projects for the grown-ups, too. Below are links to 20 of my favorite egg carton crafts for my Wednesday Links series. Because […]



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, […]