Category Archives: novelty

I almost didn’t post these cookies because I pretty much hate how they turned out. This was one of those decorating attempts where everything that could go wrong did go wrong. The cookies were lumpier than usual. The flooded icing didn’t smooth and looks bumpy. The color from the candy “gumballs” bled into the white […]

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My hometown has a little (and I mean LITTLE) Dairy Queen that is only open seasonally. It’s a small shop that has been around as long as I can remember. It closes every fall and re-opens every spring. Everything about it screams small town and I LOVE it. My favorite Dairy Queen treat is a […]

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It’s EAA week in my hometown of Oshkosh, Wisconsin! EAA’s annual air show, AirVenture, is the largest air show in the United States. It’s kiiiiiiind of a big deal for anyone in aviation. For a week each summer, our little airport becomes one of the world’s busiest. There are planes buzzing overhead all week long […]

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August is TOMORROW, you guys! I’m not ready! August pretty much means that summer is winding down and that school will be starting again soon (boo; but also yay! Because I’ve only got one more year to go!). August is also the month where you try to do everything summer-ish you’ve procrastinated away until now. […]

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I recently watched The Princess & the Frog for the first time, upon my friend Andrea’s insistence. I was skeptical because quite frankly it looked ehhhhhhhhh. I became too old (and oh, waaaay too cool) for Disney movies around the time that Aladdin was released. This means that I missed out on the cult of […]

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