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Tag Archives: Washington DC



Wednesday Roundup: 29 panda bear treats and crafts AND panda marshmallow pops

I have big news out of Washington DC. We’ve been waiting, and it’s finally happened. The panda cub was born on August 23rd at 5:32 PM. I will always remember where I was for this momentous occasion. (At IKEA, with my kids, a friend, and her kids. She got a text alert that said water […]



so, so very many peaches

This week, on a rare, non-stifling day in August here in Washington, DC, I took my daughters to pick peaches. Now, my daughter doesn’t actually eat peaches, mind you, but she loves to pick them. Clearly. Every time I turned around there were more and more peaches in the box. I’m not really a big […]



spring treat roundup from the archives

Geez, I’ve done a lot for Spring in the past few years. Which is funny since I much prefer Winter. I know, I know, I’m the lone person out there for whom this is true. But snow is so dang pretty, I never tire of it. Just wish we actually got some this year. And […]



cherry blossom marshmallows

Why, it’s a veritable cherry blossom bonanza! (I know, that was an odd exclamation.) If you want some cherry blossoms around you, but don’t want to bake the cookies, make the fondant and go through those labors, just go with my old standby: Marshmallows and food coloring pens. Done and done. Yeah, I’m pretty sure […]



painted cherry blossom cookies

  As promised, I’m back with some more cherry blossoms, because you see, as a Washington DCite, I need to push the cherry blossom. These cookies, about 2 1/2-inches across,  are a bit bigger than these here, but you can follow the same instructions for fondant-topped painted cookies. You may also use a flooded royal […]