Marshmallow Dream Bars

For my movie night I made some rice krispie treats. But these were oh so much more. These were marshmallow dream bars. They have whole marshmallows in them. Take a look: They were delicious. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 1 standard box of rice krispies (I used generic Safeway brand) 1 stick of butter (plus some…

Zillicious Cupcakes

  Had a belly dance movie night at my place to watch Whatever Lola Wants and couldn’t resist making some belly dance themed cupcakes. These are chocolate with vanilla buttercream frosting. The “zills” are yellow meringues with black licorice laces stuck in them for the elastics.   Here you can see them with a real…

Been a while . . .

It’s been a while since I lasted posted. Over a month I think. Things got busy. But now I’m back to some stuff. To kick things off, here’s an amazing sushi roll I had at Ten Ichi in San Francisco. It tasted as fabulous as it looks.

Batman and Scooby?

When did Batman call in Scooby Doo and Shaggy as backup? I don’t remember that part of either cartoon . . . Was at a fabric store yesterday and found this fabric. It’s fleece. Perfect for decorating your kid’s room and making them the subject of ridicule at school when they swear to all the…

Another Buttercup Bag

I like the way this one came out even more! This time I used a home dec weight fabric for the base of the bag and corduroy for the sides and handles. The stiffness is much more to my liking. I also stitched the lining to the outside beneath the snaps to make it stronger…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry rhubarb pie is by far my favorite. Hubby and I had friends over for a BBQ for Memorial Day and I made pie because they had rhubarb at the store and lots of strawberries. It came out wonderfully delicious. Mmm  . . . and I liked the star cutouts too 🙂 The pre-oven picture…

Sofia Blanc de Blancs

How cute is this? A little mini can of wine. It came with the matching straw. I wanted to try out this wine and they had these little cans which meant I didn’t need to buy a whole bottle. Plus it’s so cute. It looks like the perfect drink to take on a picnic if…