Category Archive: how-to

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

Make This: Caramel-filled Han Solo in Carbonite a.k.a. “Han Rolos”

I picked up this ice cube tray to make chocolate Han Solo toppers for a friend’s Purim treat. Since I had leftover caramel, I figured I give chocolate-covered caramels a try. I filled… Continue reading

Make This: Caramels

When a friend of mine told me she made caramels, I thought I needed to try it, too. The recipe she sent me from Two Tarts (which was adapted from Chez Pim)¬†uses honey… Continue reading

Make This: Lace Easter Egg Sugar Cookies

I was searching around for royal icing tricks one day and came upon these lace decorated hearts and decided to give it a try.  Sugarbelle’s post gives the step-by-step as well as links… Continue reading

Make This: Chocolate Bird’s Nest

I had forgotten about these until it popped up on my Pinterest feed. However, I didn’t feel like tracking down crispy chow mien noodles so I just used pretzel sticks that I broke… Continue reading