Washington Post Peeps diorama contest winners!

I hope you all had a lovely Easter with a fruitful post-Easter candy sale haul! If you stocked up on Peeps, you can get a head start on next year’s Washington Post Peeps diorama contest. This year’s winners are up online. A black-and-white rendition of MLK’s “I have a dream” speech took the top prize….

Washington Post Peeps Dioramas

Every year, the Washington Post runs a fun Peeps Diorama contest. This year’s winners are up, and they’re great, as usual. Check them out here. There’s also a Peeple’s Choice contest for the public’s favorite diorama. I like the meta one about the human diorama contest in Peep land, and the pink slime one.

WashPost Peeps Diorama Contest now open!

I love the Washington Post’s annual Peeps diorama contest and look forward to it every year. People’s creativity and attention to detail are awe-inspiring. Now’s your chance to be awe-inspiring too! The contest is now open! Actually, it opened on March 1st. Photos of entries are due on the 15th, so get crackin’!

WashPost Peeps Diorama Contest

Last year, the Washington Post had a wildly successful Peeps diorama contest for Easter. It inspired me to create this centerpiece of Peeps playing soccer, hahvahd v. Brazil, for our final Yale Concert Band concert reception before we went to Brazil on tour. I had a ton of fun making it, and if I had…

Got Leftover Peeps?

If you have leftover Peeps from your Easter baskets, or if you’ve stocked up on them in post-Easter candy sales, why not turn them into Peepshi (Peeps sushi), Peeps Krispie Treats, or make them into a sandwich? Or save them for next year’s Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest. This year’s crop of winning entries was…

Peeps – Chocolate Mousse Marshmallow Cats

Yet another treat from my NCA Halloween goodie bag: Chocolate Mousse Marshmallow Cat Peeps! I write about Peeps a lot, but I’ve never actually formally reviewed them. I feel like they’re a candy that’s so ubiquitous that people already know all about them. I decided to give these guys a review – if a short…


I don’t especially love eating Peeps, though I will buy a pack or two if they’re on sale after Easter. I do, however, love the creativity that Peeps can unleash in people, as exemplified by the Washington Post’s Peeps Diorama contest. I made the following Peeps futball game to celebrate the Yale Concert Band’s then…