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5 ways to make cookie decorating EASIER!

I’ve been decorating cookies since 1998. The first ten of those years at a shop for 8-plus hours a day. As a result of all that practice, at home, I can whip them out relatively quickly. Relatively. The whole process of making dough, chilling it, rolling it out, cutting it out, baking it, making icing, coloring […]



Yummly anyone?

  Just when I thought I caught up with social media (oh who am I kidding, I’ll never catch up), I realize I’m missing a whole new cool way to share stuff. Yummly. Are you on Yummly? I’m going to start building some food collections over there, so come join me! Hopefully my page will […]



IKEA hack! Freaking awesome LEGO table

You know, sometimes I’m lacking as a parent. I admit it. I might be too lax about screen time. I let the sugar flow a bit too freely. I tell the kids they are the reason I drink wine. But then there are those days I make a Lego table. With wheels. Well, that one day. […]



mini cupcake cookies (and a cupcake decorating kit)

Cupcakes! Only cookies. And bite-size ones. This way you can appease both the cupcake and cookie lovers. I made these for my niece’s tenth birthday, part of a theme present. Back when she turned six–since she’s pretty much a mini-me, unlike my own two girls–I gave her all my favorite cookie and marshmallow decorating tools. […]



traditional housewarming gift: bucket of awesome (with a free printable)

  Recently I went a-searchin’ for a housewarming gift for recently-married relatives of ours moving into a new home. Of course, I hit up google and Pinterest. I found a few that spoke of a traditional housewarming gift (a tradition I, for one, have never heard of) wherein you put together an assortment of symbolic goods. […]