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roundup from the archives: St. Patrick’s Day and rainbows

Technically (er, genetically), I’m half Irish. But really, I’m 100 percent New Jersey. Although, I guess I’ve been in Washington DC long enough to be about 50 percent NJ and 50 percent DC. But still, I’m happy to have a beer on a St. Patrick’s Day and revel with the Irish. Find some cool facts […]



everything rainbows… in which I share 40 cool rainbow food ideas from others (and me)

Shown above are, clockwise: Unicorn cookie pops (not shown are the rainbow cake and cupcakes), rainbow cookie bites, unmacaron “macaron” cookie pops, sparkly swirly cookie pops, rainbow pound cake, rainbow daisy marshmallow pops, rainbow cookie push pops, sparkly rainbow marshmallow kebobs, and easy candy lollies. In light of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d devote […]



Sandy, the NJ shore and rainbows

I’ve mentioned a million jillion (or maybe three or four) times how connected I feel with the Jersey Shore. My family is from a small borough called Sea Girt. My great grandfather, William H. H. Lake, was the keeper from 1917 to 1931 at the Sea Girt Lighthouse, pictured above. That’s him below standing in […]



even more rainbows (the cake and cupcakes)

Geez, will this rainbow party every end? Last post, I promise. Just want to share with you the rainbow cake and cupcakes, neither of which are my idea. The original rainbow cake is found HERE at Whisk Kid (I remember when I first spotted this cake two years ago.) And I borrowed this method of […]



rainbows and unicorns for a 4-year old’s birthday party

She wears her tiara hung low. Do NOT try and correct her. Rainbows and unicorns. Unicorns and rainbows. Seeing as I grew up in the ’80s (prime years, too, middle school through high school), it does me proud that my now-four-year-old loves rainbows and unicorns. Given the combination of our non-mansion house and my daughter’s […]