Category Archive: how-to

Make This: Cold Soba Noodle Salad

Cooking in the heat is no fun. This dish keeps the actual cooking to a minimum. All you need to do is boil the soba noodles. The rest is just cutting up your… Continue reading

Make This: Tennis Ball Cookies

I made these for my son’s tennis coaches as a “thank you” gift to go along with a gift card. Still working on my icing consistency as well as piping but found this… Continue reading

Make This: Lego Gummies

I had it in my head to make these for my son’s Lego birthday party since it looked easy enough on the King of Random‘s YouTube video. Famous last words, right? But they… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Personalized Playing Cards

I had these made for my son’s class auction project through Each child drew a self portrait and a favorite activity.  Since we had extra cards, we had the teachers draw their… Continue reading

Make This: Cookies and Whopper Tie Fighters

These are super easy to make and look great as a cupcake topper. But instead of the marshmallows I’ve seen being used, I decided on Whoppers to get the right shape and to… Continue reading

Make This: Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Filled Chocolates

May the 4th be with you! I made caramel-filled Han Solo chocolates (a.ka. Han Rolos) last year. This time I thought I’d try using the Darth Vader and stormtrooper molds. I melted the… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Tissue Paper Camp Fire

I made this as a decoration for our school auction but I think it would be perfect for an at-home camping adventure.  All you need is: Small piece of cardboard Twigs Tissue paper… Continue reading

Make This: Earth Day Fudge

Here’s a tasty activity for Earth Day. Make your own fudge Earth. You can use your favorite traditional fudge recipe or opt for a two-ingredient version. Color 1/3 of the batch green and… Continue reading

Make This: I ❤️ Earth Sugar Cookies

So I mashed up two techniques from Eugenie Kitchen’s Rainbow Heart Cookies and TammiLeeTips’ Earth Day Cookies to create these for an Earth Day event with SciTech Kids.  It definitely takes a bit of time… Continue reading

Make This: All-Purpose Biscuits

When I came across this recipe for biscuits on The NY Times site, I had to try it.  They were delicious and relatively quick to whip up (they do need to rest for… Continue reading