There’s a slap on the forehead moment with this one… use egg roll wrappers instead of pie crusts for pumpkin hand pies. Of course! At least a few calories are saved. Find the how-tos for egg roll wrapper pumpkin pies …

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Larry the Turkey CupcakesAnd just to complete my morning of holiday posts, how about three for Thanksgiving? Here are three ideas Thanksgiving cupcakes, turkeys, leaves and pumpkins, with how-tos HERE at Dunkin Hines.

 

Autumn Leaves CupcakesPumpkin Patch Cupcakes

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Okay, okay, back to more immediate concerns: Halloween. Find the how-tos to make Kool-Aid mad scientist potion HERE at Our Best Bites. If you dare.…

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Some may bemoan the Christmas lights hung in malls in September, but I, for one, am happy to start the season as early as possible. Within reason. Like after the temperature dips below 70. It’s 60 here now, so I …

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Apparently there exists a simple, inexpensive tool to help you make these cute as can be carrot flowers for bento boxes. These may even be too cute-as-can-be for my kid’s lunch. Find the how-tos to make carrot flowers and a …

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Yes, let’s keep Harry going as long as possible, I say. I’m sure there are many of you less enthralled with the series than I, but I’ll forever be loyal. I may even have to buy J.K. Rowling’s new grown-up, …

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See? Eyes! I said it all last year to the point of annoying everyone, I’m sure, but just add eyes to make something creepy. (Or oddly, cute, in some cases.) The eyes have it. Easy peasy, instant Halloween. Make candy …

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We had Star Wars. Pac Man. The Leg Lamp. Ninjas. Beakers and the like. More rejoicing baking nerds (I say, with the utmost affection, as I myself am in that category. Except for Star Trek, I …

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Why oh why have I not thought of gumpaste zombie arms to stick out of a cupcake to hold the cupcake topper? Lucky Tikkido has. Find the how-tos to make them HERE at Tikkido.…

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So this movie I missed in the theaters is now on DVD. The Avengers. Devote a day with the kiddos on Avengers crafts, pizza, Hulk punch, Thor’s hammer apps, and a Captain America trifle HERE at Cute as a

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Dang, I always give away the best part in the title. But yes, these flower pots are edible. I’ve seen a jillion flower pot cupcakes, but I don’t believe I’ve ever seen one that’s (almost, minus the lollipop stick) totally …

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best cookie recipeJust in case you’re searching for some tried and true and well-tested cookie recipes, be sure to check out this round-up of 14 All-Time Favorite Cookie Recipes from 14 bloggers (including yours truly) over at Best Friends for Frosting.…

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candy bar wrappersI know, I know. I’ve seen plenty of candy bars-dressed-up-in-paper-for Halloween, but I’m especially fond of these. It just makes sense that ghosts, Dracula and bats would sneakily hide their candy. Find the templates to make candy wrappers HERE at

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Sew? Bake? Do it all? While I’m naturally inept at sewing, I do appreciate the wonderful inspiration that comes from needle and thread, especially when translated into sugar. Find a round-up of sewing-inspired treats (some of which have graced this …

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness TreatsBeautiful color for yummy treats for a wonderful cause. These teal sweets are in honor of September’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. For more information visit WhyTeal.org, brought to us by Sugarkissed.net , where you’ll find the recipe for brownies …

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