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  • Gingerbread House Contest – Courtesy of USPS!

    UPDATE- We have a winner. Thanks to all of the participants! Getting into the holiday spirit, the U.S. Postal Service is selling limited edition gingerbread house stamps, and to celebrate, they sent me a Wilton’s Gingerbread House Kit to use in a giveaway. Hurray! The contest is open to all people in the NYC area, […]

    Monday 16th December 2013 - 1:28:17 PM | Comment

  • Take Care of Your Last Minute Rosh Hashanah Needs!

    (photo via William Greenberg) Rosh Hashanah is on Wed. September 4th this year, time for the Jewish New Year and to celebrate with sweets! Here are a few places offering Rosh Hashanah sweets and some ordering info.

    Saturday 24th August 2013 - 3:12:31 AM | Comment

  • Happy Rosh Hashanah!

    Happy Rosh Hashanah! Hope this will be a sweet year for us all!

    Monday 17th September 2012 - 1:00:16 AM | Comment

  • Happy Halloween!

    Happy Halloween everyone, I hope this year is extra sweet and spooky! Tweet

    Monday 31st October 2011 - 10:18:32 AM | Comment

  • Happy Rosh Hashanah Everyone! (repost)

    It’s time for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and it’s traditional to eat sweet things at this time to usher in a sweet new year.

    Wednesday 28th September 2011 - 5:10:27 PM | Comment

  • Purim is March 20th!

    Remember to get your Hamantashen and candy for Shalach Manot gift baskets (Purim is March 20th)! Oh! Nuts has ideas here!

    Monday 14th March 2011 - 3:10:57 AM | Comment (1)

  • Fruitcake – by The Superions!

    Check out this hilarious video (and catchy song) by The Superions (featuring Fred Schneider on vocals)! “Whatcha making? Fruitcake!”

    Friday 24th December 2010 - 7:12:10 PM | Comment

  • Some Holiday Pics and a Bread Wreath!

    Happy Holidays my Sweets! Here are some pics for you! These lovely Eggshell ornaments are from Three Tarts!

    Friday 24th December 2010 - 12:46:57 AM | Comment

  • Parisian Hot Chocolate Recipe Comic!

    The very talented Alisa Harris made this really cute hot chocolate recipe / holiday card comic. Click and enjoy!

    Thursday 23rd December 2010 - 12:05:11 AM | Comment (1)

  • Holiday Shopping at Chelsea Market!

    While I always love going to Chelsea Market, it’s especially fun during the holidays! And now there’s Jingle, a holiday pop-up shop, to add to the merriment. These cute cupcake beanies are from Fred Flare!

    Wednesday 15th December 2010 - 2:31:49 AM | Comment

  • Halloween and Anniversary at Kyotofu This Weekend!

    Saturday 30th October 2010 - 3:22:05 PM | Comment

  • Halloween and free cupcakes at Kyotofu!

    Kyotofu announces Fall flavors and free cupcakes on 10/30!

    Tuesday 27th October 2009 - 12:43:13 AM | Comment

  • Apples and Honey taste test for Rosh Hashanah!

    Tablet has posted a really fun apples and honey taste test for Rosh Hashanah. Check it out! Also Shake Shack is getting into the spirit with Apple & Honey concretes! Bond Street chocolates has a chocolate Moses! 

    Friday 18th September 2009 - 12:13:15 AM | Comment

  • Happy Chanukah!

    Happy Chanukah (which starts tonight)!Traditionally on Chanukah Jews eat fried foods (like Potato Latkes) to represent the miracle of the oil lasting miraculously long. So sweets-wise a traditional food is jelly-filled donuts or Sufganiyot.  Here’s a recipe and I’ll be on the lookout for stores that sell them this week! Of course the other Chanukah […]

    Tuesday 23rd December 2008 - 9:40:06 PM | Comment