Tag Archives: easter egg cookies

Baby’s First Bunnies

I had too many encounters with scary mall Easter Bunnies as a child and as a result, I do not love Easter.  But my 7-year old nephew loves Easter.  He loves the Easter Bunny, he loves dying eggs, he loves Easter candy– he enjoys all the secular Easter traditions.  Now that I have a child, I’m going to give the Easter Bunny another chance. Read more…

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what the folk?!

When I was home in December, I discovered a drawer with old table linens in it.  [“Table linens” is a generous way to describe some of the treasures I found, including plastic placemats from the early 1980s.]  Among disintegrating laminated alphabet placemats, I found a true treasure: the Hungarian folk art table runner I brought back from Szeged at the end of my study abroad program.   Read more…

easter egg tutorial

The first time I made cookies for Nate, he remarked, “it’s amazing what you can do with lines and dots!”  It’s true.  With the right colors and designs, easy techniques can have a powerful impact.

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finally spring

It was a long, wet, cold winter in the nation’s capital.  Despite the fact that 2013 was the warmest year on record — and the warmest and driest in California–Nate and I suffered near-New England-like conditions down here in DC.   Read more…