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Tag Archives: marshmallows



flashback: mustachioed marshmallow snowmen

Awww… after three months of cultivating the perfect Civil-War era mustache, my husband endured the agony of shaving off his project. Poor guy. He had a rare break between army jobs, and hence the opportunity to grow the ‘stache. And now it’s gone. But not to worry, that mustache was celebrated magnificently. You see, we […]



roundup from the archives: 31 ideas for Winter and Christmas treats and sweets

Since the stores have had Christmas stuff out since before Halloween, I suppose I can update my SEASONAL button and share all these winter and Christmas-themed sweets and treats from archives. I not-so-secretly don’t mind the early arrival of Christmas, by the way, seeing as it’s my all-time favorite holiday. Oh yes, fellow Washington DCites, […]



Flashback Friday: Thanksgiving

OK, folks, time to pack away the spiders and the witches and the candy bowl. Halloween is over. Now we think Thanksgiving. (Of course, stores have been thinking Christmas for weeks now. I secretly don’t mind this, though, because I love Christmas ever so much.)   Our Halloween was an adventure. It started out with […]



Flashback Friday: 10 fall treats and sweets from the archives

O’ Autumn. Every year I await your arrival. Your crisp breezes. Your break from the heat and humidity. Your aroma of cinnamon. Your ample apple picking opportunities. Your leaves on my yard. Fall is my season. And yet, when I look back over the years, Fall holds some of my most difficult memories. It was […]



mini “cupcake” s’mores for Celebrations

Next up in my week of  Summer cupcake ideas for Celebrations… S’mores. Cupcake style, that is. There are no actual cupcakes involved in the making of these, but I stole the cupcake concept to make easy-to-eat, s’mores bites. Two more bonuses: No flames involved. No labor required of your party guests. For the how-tos, click […]