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August from the archives: Rainbow unicorn cookies

So I’m joining the rest of DC and checking out for a week in August. My kids are driving me insane. My house is a mess. It’s hot. I’m bothered. I’m doing something I never do… I’m taking a break. I’m using the “advice column method.” When advice columnists are on vacation, they post past […]



wednesday links: fun food and craft signs and sign graffiti

Please don’t take this photograph as my sanctioning of sign graffiti. (While, um, not sanctioning this illegal act, I feel my first link should be these really rather funny examples of funny graffiti I happened upon when writing this post.) Defacing property is something I have never and would never do. Similarly, the stuffed shirts […]



how to make chocolate coconut fondue to go (in minutes!)

Remember a bit back when I made these magic shell marshmallow pops? Well I had some of the chocolate-coconut mixture leftover. So it sat in the mason jar, covered with plastic wrap, on the kitchen counter for a few days. And I kept grabbing stuff to dip in it–pretzels, strawberries, bread–because the consistency was perfect […]



cereal box straw charms

I’m kind of in love with this idea. Am I allowed to admit that? We need more self-love in the world. Or less of it, I forget which. But this is a simple, kid-friendly, practical party craft, so what’s not to love? My latest craft for Kix: Learn to make Cereal Box Straw Charms HERE. […]



drunken rainbow marshmallow pops (as in, vodka-dipped)

OK, super cool party people and anyone in the DC area who may come to my house for a happy hour in the near future, I have something I think you’ll like. Vodka dipped rainbow marshmallow pops. It’s a colorful cocktail and dessert in one, and on a stick no less. And sparkly. And rainbow. […]