Cristin’s Cookie Challenge – Mickey Mouse Cookies

Today several cookie decorators are doing a link-up party over at Cristin’s Cookies. I am super excited to participate in my first challenge. The theme of the challenge is Mickey Mouse. Cristin chose this theme because they are celebrating her son’s 18th birthday at Disneyland. Very exciting! I’ve been to Disneyworld once many years ago […]

Got Cookbooks?

I can’t remember exactly when I started collecting cookbooks but I’ve been doing it for a number of years. I thought I’d share some pictures of my collection with you (I think I have more in boxes). I have a five shelf bookcase in my office and the first four shelves are full of cookbooks […]

Valentine’s Day Penguins & More

Today I’m sharing more Valentine’s Day designs with you. Next up is a cute penguin couple. You might be thinking that Valentine’s penguins are not typical but the weather is still cold out so why not penguins? I had the idea to do this design ever since I saw this post by a new blogger […]

Valentine’s Day Lovebirds & Owls

Today I want to share some Valentine’s Day cookie designs with you. I’ve had friends ask me how I decorate my cookies so my plan was to do a tutorial to show you how I did one or two of the designs. Unfortunately, that plan went out the window when I opened up the pictures and […]

Precious Moments

I don’t have any cookie pics to post today but I am going to start working on some Valentine’s Day designs real soon. I may even post my first tutorial. We’ll see how it goes. In the meantime, I wanted to share one of the wonderful gifts I received for Christmas this year. Isn’t this figurine […]

Cakes, Cakes & More Cakes

Before I took some time off from baking to enjoy the holidays I made some cupcakes for a Christmas potluck at work. Here they are. I just love cupcakes! This week I got back in the kitchen and worked on three cakes. The first cake was for a friend’s husband. I made my first giant […]