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Tag Archives: Mother’s Day



family portrait cookies and other cookie gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Followers may notice my recent obsession with these portrait cookies. I started with this gift for my niece. The next year I made these favors for her art-themed birthday party. And now, portrait cookies for my mom for Mother’s Day. This is my mom.   This is my brother and his family.   This is […]



my mom’s recipes, neatly packaged, and lots of deals for you at Paper Coterie

  I think I may have found a new replacement for cookies as my go-to, unique and personalized gift for everyone for every occasion. Here’s a clue… see the “Good Stuff” in my sidebar? That would be Paper Coterie. I checked out their site, chock full of modern/vintage-y/chic (I couldn’t decide the best adjective, since […]



more cookies for mom

  Just to give you one more option for the bite-size, mason jar, I heart you mom cookies… You can also fill your jars with mini daisies. So super easy to make, too. I make dot daisies a lot, since they are handy to have around for parties, too. Find the original how-tos to make […]



all about mom Mother’s Day cookies

Do you find it harder and harder to buy gifts for those in your life year after year? As we get older, we need less and less after years of accruing junk. And I’m in such a “no more clutter” phase (not successfully, mind you) that I almost cringe now when getting gifts.  (Sort of, […]



food-themed Mother’s Day gift ideas

Just in case you forgot (noooo, I’m sure you wouldn’t do that), Mother’s Day is right around the corner. As in, May 13. I have some cookie ideas ahead for you, but in the meantime, I thought I’d share with you my latest Ideabook over at Houzz: Gift Ideas for a Culinary Mom. This is […]