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more cookies for mom

  Just to give you one more option for the bite-size, mason jar, I heart you mom cookies… You can also fill your jars with mini daisies. So super easy to make, too. I make dot daisies a lot, since they are handy to have around for parties, too. Find the original how-tos to make […]



revisiting the Cherry Blossom

On my to-do list this month:  Head downtown to see the cherry blossoms. Because I live in Washington DC, so it’d be a dang shame to go a year without seeing the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin bloom. And I’m ashamed to admit there have been many years in my over twenty in this […]



GIVEAWAY! Sugarlicious sneak peak and totally tubular cookies

Lots more giveaways are coming your way, as promised. Every week I’ll give you a little something leading up to the day that Sugarlicious graces the world with its presence. (Have you pre-ordered yet?) This time, I’m giving 3 of you a signed copy of the 16-page booklet thingamajig (called a BLAD in the publishing […]



bite-size holiday cookies in a jar

I’m keeping things simple this year and going with my standard for Christmas gifts: bite-size decorated cookies in mason jars. Mason jars are just so perfect for packaging. I made all of mine in advance and put them in the freezer. You can dress them up with tags, felt, ribbon, whatever, and even attach gift […]



Washi tape. The best invention ever. Also, some North Pole cupcakes.

As one who appreciates the finer things in decorating sweets, that is, lollipop sticks, it was inevitable that I would discover Washi Tape. How, oh how, did it take me so long? Here I’ve been painting stripes on my lollipop sticks with food coloring like a fool. This is neater, quicker, easier, and all around […]