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how to make superstar cookies for the teacher

  It’s teacher appreciation week! Have you thanked a teacher yet? The teachers and staff at my daughter’s school are true superstars. The school is only in it’s third year, but they leap over every hurdle as it’s thrown in front of them and they never lose sight of their goal: Teaching our kids. My […]



how to make sparkly princess pedestal cookies AND a virtual baby shower

  While I have my own princesses, I made these sparkly pink cookies for two other special princesses. I joined 14  other bloggers to throw a virtual baby shower for two wonderfully talented bakers and cookie artists, or cookie “queens,” as it were, both with brand new little princesses: Callye of The Adventures of Sweet […]



gingerbread swirl cookies

These sparkly, sprinkle-coated swirls may seem familiar. They are my favorite design, because they are simple, easy, and you can cover imperfections with sprinkles. Case in point: An example HERE. For these, I just took my gingerbread cookies, cut out circles, piped swirls in bright colors and topped with sprinkles.   how to make gingerbread […]



Halloween Cupcakes: spider cupcakes for Celebrations

I’ve said it before (here, in fact, with these Oreo Cakester spiders). I’ll say it again. You want your spiders to be creepy? Long legs. That’s the secret. Short legs are way too cute. To make these simple spider cupcakes, CLICK HERE to visit Celebrations.   Need help finding supplies? Feel free to share (nicely)! […]



Flashback Friday: 15 Halloween treats from the archives

Next to maybe Christmas, Halloween is the season for a fun food blogger. The creepy licorice legs, the monsters and all the fruity blood, the candy eyes, Oh! the candy eyes. There are 8,456, 107 ideas out there for spooky Halloween treats. Probably more actually. Here are a few from the archives that are my […]