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milestone birthday cookie bites, or “this is your life” cookies

So, my sister turned 40. I don’t feel the least bit bad for her seeing as she looks about 25 and my brother and I are already in our 40s ahead of her. (Grumble, grumble.) But she does deserve 40 bites of cookies. And so I made my “all about you,” or, “this is your […]



lots of money, money, money (cookies)

Every January bears the same question: What cookies shall I send to my brother for his birthday? There were the Pac-Man and arcade cookies for his 40th.  These smiley face cookie pops seem archaic now (like my brother). I must have blanked on what to get him last year, because I stuck with an every-birthday […]



Just for Kix: Teeny, tiny sweet birthday treats

It’s not as easy working in miniature as you think. All those little details are hard to recreate. But gosh, mini versions of things are cute. Find the how-tos to make mini Kix treats, mini birthday cakes, mini donuts, mini cookies and mini s’mores HERE at Kix.   Feel free to share (nicely)! While my […]



to-go cookie snack packs

I’ve made lots and lots of cookies for my mom over the past 15 years. Lots. Oh, there were the family portrait cookies. The all about mom jar of cookies. Those preppy cookies and the over-the-rim cookies. There was Peter Rabbit. And some flower cookie bites. And countless others without record. This year for her […]



easiest ever flower cupcake toppers

So I made cupcakes for my friend’s daughter’s sixth birthday, and I wanted to dress them up with something. First the now-six year old wanted mermaids. Then maybe Superwoman. Then costumes? I don’t know what I’d have done for that last one. Then she didn’t care. So a 70 percent-off-fake-flower sale at Michaels decided for […]