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Tag Archives: cookie decorating



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 […]



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 […]



roundup from the archives: St. Patrick’s Day and rainbows

Technically (er, genetically), I’m half Irish. But really, I’m 100 percent New Jersey. Although, I guess I’ve been in Washington DC long enough to be about 50 percent NJ and 50 percent DC. But still, I’m happy to have a beer on a St. Patrick’s Day and revel with the Irish. Find some cool facts […]



game night: dice cookie bites

My daughter’s school held a game night potluck this weekend. A local shop here in DC, Labyrinth, brought tons of games for the kids. And naturally, for potlucks, I bring cookies. Whenever I’m making cookies for a crowd I cheap out, I mean, frugally stick with  bite-size. That way, you can bang out more volume […]



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 […]