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champagne, shoes and cupcakes AND more birthday cookie ideas

Here are a few pretty-in-pink cookies I made by request for a friend to give to her friend as a birthday gift. What says birthday celebration to you? I’m loving the champagne glasses (though mine would be a glass of Pinot Grigio and definitely with cheese and crackers).     Here are a few just-for-birthday […]



Father’s Day roundup from the archives

Father’s Day is a mere two days away! Don’t worry, there is still time to whip something up that looks like you remembered weeks ago. Here are some ideas from the archives. Easy beer bottle art.     Make POP! cookies.     Reaching way back. Cookies by kids.   Make dad pizza on a […]



how to make hand-drawn flower cookies for Mother’s Day

  Mom, if you’re reading this before Mother’s Day, then you didn’t heed my warning to not go to my blog before Monday. Tsk. Tsk. I think these may be my favorite Mother’s Day cookies thus far. Every year my mom gets cookies, because cookies don’t clutter up her house. That’s why they are the […]



Just for Kix: How to make a fruit bouquet for mom

You know those expensive flower fruit bouquets? Turns out it’s pretty easy to make them. Plus, the cereal in the mason jar works really, really well to hold the sticks, so you don’t have to worry about cutting Styrofoam and jamming it in a container. I mean, surprisingly well. Just jam those skewers in there […]



16 sweet and unique DIY ideas for Mother’s Day

I thought I’d share my latest creation for Kix Cereal along with some other ideas for Mother’s Day gifts and treats. Of course, there are about 1,762,319,053 more ideas for Mother’s Day on Pinterest, but if you want to NOT be overwhelmed, how about we stick with finding something in these 16? I’ve collected a […]