Category Archive: how-to

Make This: Blondies

I couldn’t make brownies because I ran out of cocoa powder and I didn’t want to deal with cookies, so I decided on blondies with chocolate chips. I don’t know why I never… Continue reading

Make This: Mini Apple Pies with Crumble Topping

I couldn’t decide between making an apple pie or an apple crumble, so I combined them into a mini pie. I cut out circles of pie dough and placed them into buttered muffin… Continue reading

Make This: Brainy Cake Pop

While picking up gummy teeth for vampire donuts, I came across gummy brains. The looked just about the right size for the top of cake pops. Happy Halloween!

Make This: Donut Vampire

You’ve probably seen donut vampires somewhere online at some point. I decided to make them this year but I used gummy teeth instead of plastic teeth since I didn’t want to mix inedible… Continue reading

Make This: Brigadeiros

Found all over Brazil, these tasty bites of fudgy goodness are dangerously easy to make. Cocoa, condensed milk, butter and something to roll them in are all you need. What’s even better is if… Continue reading

Make This: Raindrop Cake

With all the to-do about the raindrop cake at Smorgasburg earlier this year, I had to do some research into whether it was worth the trek and the lines to get one. After… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Star Wars Obstacle Course

I made this obstacle course for my son’s Star Wars party. It’s mostly made from shipping boxes and wrapping paper.   For the pillars, I used FedEx tube boxes, wrapping paper and printer… Continue reading

Party Time: Star Wars Birthday

It was easy picking the theme for my son’s 10th birthday as he’s a big Star Wars fans. First up, the invitation was the intro from the movies. I came up with the… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Light Saber Decorations

While looking for decoration ideas for the party table, I came across fluorescent light covers at my local lighting store.  I bought various colored tubes that I then cut in half using an x-acto… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Cardboard and Tissue Paper Palm Tree

Our school is having a luau-themed auction this year. I bought a roll of cardboard from Uline to make tiki statutes but since I had so much leftover, I decided to try making… Continue reading