Category Archive: how-to

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

Easy DIY: Mini Emergency Bag

These small pouches are just the right size to hold what you might need: lotion, hand wipes, spot remover and more. Perfect for gifting or just to have on hand to toss in… Continue reading

Make This: Peanut Butter Buttercream

Serious Eats has an easy and delicious peanut butter buttercream recipe. It’s perfect on chocolate cupcakes. I added a chocolate ganache drizzle because who doesn’t like extra chocolate.

Make This: “Hostess” Cupcakes

I had come across this NY Times recipe awhile back but never got around to making it. I still technically haven’t since I used the tried and true Hershey’s chocolate cake recipe instead.… Continue reading

Make This: Heart-Shaped Lemon Curd Sandwich Cookies

I was going to decorate sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day but the time go away from me. Then I remembered the jar of lemon curd my sister gave me. It paired perfectly with… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Orange Bath Bombs

The Lunar New Year is coming up (1/28) and one symbol of good luck is oranges. Last year I made tissue paper oranges. This year,  I figured I’d finally give bath bombs a… Continue reading