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Tag Archives: lollipops



how to make easy sea creature candy pops

  I’m a sucker for the sea, but then, I grew up with sand between my toes thanks to that whole great-grandfather being a lighthouse keeper thing. While I would never own a fish tank because that kind of freaks me out (it just feels weird to me), I do so love sea creatures. I […]



easy chick candy pops for Easter

These chick pops are Easter heroes. They are easy to make (mere minutes). They are kid-friendly. They are pretty basic, so picky eaters shouldn’t have a problem. And they count as an after-dinner dessert, but they are small enough to not overload the kids with a full plate of sugar that competes with their Easter […]



April Fools lollipops from the meanest mom ever

Hey, Maeve. Darling, precious 6 year old love of mine. Have a lollipop. Yes, you may unwrap it. AND have it before dinner. Oh look what’s inside! Broccoli. And the meanest mom ever laughs maniacally in the corner. (Joke is on me, though, as my daughter loves broccoli. Only steamed for exactly five minutes and […]



easy chocolate pretzel hearts, on pops or not

These chocolate pretzel hearts are easy peasy to make. I whipped them out not long after making THESE for KIX CEREAL. Now, the latter are just as easy to make and a bit fancier, but these get the job done, too. Plus, you get sweet and salty in one bite. I’m sure someone who has […]



chocolate-covered strawberries… only easier to make, easier to eat, and on a stick

I like chocolate covered strawberries. Sure. They are decadent and all that. But I don’t like eating inconvenient food. Food that is cumbersome. Messy. Awkward. As I find chocolate covered strawberries. Caramel apples fall into this category, too. I don’t eat caramel apples, because crowns are expensive to replace. And so I made these. The […]