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Misc. cookies and no resolutions to share

Today, for me, is the official “first day” of the New Year. Weekend is over; no more parties, kids are back in school, real life has now set in, and it is only a matter of time before AMEX sends me my Christmas bill. Ouch! But, with the New Year...
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Snowflake cupcakes and a bone to pick

The New Year is upon us. 2010. How crazy is that? 2009 has brought me many blessings, many memories and many added pounds from all this damn baking! If I could tell January 2009 self that the 20 pounds that I wanted to lose, would be 20 pounds gained I...
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A Longhorn Story…Royal icing woes

I have been dealing with royal icing for a while now. It has always been my go-to icing for sugar cookies. I feel like I keep the meringue powder people in business myself. Until now. Here’s the story…got an expedited order for some Longhorn cookies last month. The sweet lady...
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I’m melting!!

Well, not really, but these snowmen are... Now, I didn’t come up with this idea…I have seen it on cakecentral and the decorated cookie, but I just couldn’t help posting mine. Poor Frosty… and the Mrs… I made these to take into my son’s 1st grade class today for their...
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"You’ll shoot your eye out"

Well, I couldn’t resist making these cookies. They weren’t for an order, just for my own personal amusement. A Christmas Story has long been my favorite holiday movie, as I am sure many of yours. I have seen this movie no less than 3,762 times. Easily. I am the dork...
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Easy-peasy

So we just got back from a week long trip to Disney. There is just something about that place, isn’t there? It was my 2 little guy’s first trip (they are 6 and 4) and I will tell you this might be the perfect age for Disney. They were big...
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Cookie Crazy

Aren’t y’all so happy that it is Christmas? I have been doing a ton of cookie orders lately but just got done with my first Christmas cookie order YAY! I loved busting out the Christmas cutters once again. Thought I would post some pictures to remind everyone to place you...
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It all started with a tradition…

Carrot cake, that is. Thanksgiving is now officially over and the “most wonderful time of the year” has begun. I am accomplishing two things with this post. Kick-off to holiday baking (yay!) and my monthly entry into “Flavor of the month”. For those who don’t know, Flavor of the Month...
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Changing up the usual doodle

So, is everyone getting ready for their Thanksgiving spreads? I am – kinda. Luckily I am never the host of Thanksgiving, so I get designated to bring desserts and/or appetizers. And, really, those are the easiest and most fun, right? So, since I have a few minutes to kill (yeah,...
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Gobble Gobble Oreo Turkeys

These simple Oreo Turkeys are such an easy treat for Thanksgiving! Here’s a fun one for you and the kids to do together. Oreo Turkeys. I have been procrastinating on laundry BIG TIME, so what to do when you have a pile the size of Vesuvius downstairs? Well, in my...
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Last minute Thanksgiving cookies

Ok, so Thanksgiving is coming. Are you happy? Are your dreading? Thanksgiving is not my most favorite holiday, but it IS a holiday that is solely based on food (and oh yeah, “thanks”) who doesn’t love that? I mean it’s a day when not only is it ok to wear...
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You knew it was coming…

I won’t make this a long post, because really these are what they are ~ Very cute. Very easy. Very tasty. My favorite Oreo truffle disguised as a pumpkin! Isn’t he cute? I have gone a little truffle-mad, I know! But these guys are so easy there’s really no excuse...
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A Cool Company & a Giveaway I am Thrilled About!

About a month ago I was contacted by the company, Ann Clark Ltd. For any of you who aren’t familiar with their products, they make the sweetest cookie cutters! I, actually, have many their cutters in my pantry already…and they are some of my all time favorites. Ann Clark is...
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Soccer cookies

Soccer season for us is now over, it was a fun few months! I have had multiple requests this month for soccer ball cookies and have been happy to oblige. (Oblige…isn’t that a funny word?) Here are a few… I used to hate making soccer balls, all those pentagons are...
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Another secret ingredient cookie…

Here we go again…yes, I love secret ingredients. If you have read any former posts you already know this. The secret on this one, however, does not stay a mystery for very long because the secret ingredient is in the TITLE…not so secret. But if you just put them out...
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Difficult, it was.

So a few weeks ago my sweet neighbor asked me if I would make a cupcake cake for her little guy’s birthday party. Absolutely. The party theme was Star Wars, SOOO she was thinking a cupcake cake in the shape of Yoda’s head. Hmmmm….. I quickly went from “Absolutely”, to...
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Back from the trenches

Well people, I am back from the busiest week EVER! I thought having 4 boys and a husband was a lot to deal with on a daily basis…not so much. Seriously my “regular” life looks like a cake walk compared to the week that I just had. For those who...
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