Sometimes I wish I lived in the city. Living in the mountains in the middle of no where is great most of the time, but I don’t get some of the perks of city life. Like no Girl Scout is going to knock on my door and ask me to buy cookies because they can’t […]
You know what’s sad? An empty photo collage that’s what! But you can help make it and Christmas in July happy by sending me a photo of a Christmas cookie you’ve made and a link to your Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, blog or where ever the photo can be seen by all of us cookie lovers.
Do you hear something? Listen close… ‘Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say On a bright Hawaiian Christmas day That’s the island greeting that we send to you From the land where palm trees sway’ I know you heard it that time! It is Bing Crosby and The Andrew Sisters! I’ll appologize now for getting that […]
Awesome Christmas Cookies are all over the internet and one of the reasons for this post. Every time I type in the words ‘Christmas Cookies’ I get as excited as a kid on Christmas Eve as gorgeous picture after gorgeous picture loads on my computer screen. I am always amazed at the creativity and talents […]
I am finding inspiration for my Christmas cookies everywhere this year. As I was trying to decide how to decorate these Christmas light cookies, I saw a vintage Christmas card on Pinterest and I knew what colors I was going to use to decorate these cute little light bulbs. A pale blue, minty green and […]
Do you have a Christmas wreath? If so, do you make one each year from glass ornaments, clippings from your boxwoods, pine trees or holly bushes? I am crazy about wreaths this year. I have made a couple of burlap wreaths for the front door plus, I have purchased several more forms to make wreaths […]
They say it is the most wonderful time of the year and I have to agree. There is something magical in the air at Christmas. People are friendlier, the decorations are gorgeous, we think of others as we look for the perfect gifts, we get to spend time we spend with family and friends and […]
Can you believe Thanksgiving is this week? Where oh where does the time go? Christmas will be here soon and then New Year’s and then I will have to try really, really hard to not make the a New Year’s resolution to lose weight because I shouldn’t want to lose weight just because it is […]
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I mean what’s not to love, right? There are beautiful decorations, amazing cookies, shopping, wrapping presents, time with family, giving gifts and seeing the recipient’s smiles and if you are lucky, you will have snow. It is very magical. One thing I love about being is cookie […]
Have I told you about my grandson lately? He is a year and a half and the joy of my life! I love hanging out with this kid. I love playing with him and he loves playing with a bouncy ball we found at a local store. Well, the other day I showed him how […]
Christmas time means making cookies but, with all the parties, plays, movies, and decorating it is really hard to find time to make decorated sugar cookies as much as I would like. I have a lot of other recipes I make during Christmas like these simple butter cookies in Christmas shapes dipped in chocolate and […]
Have yourself a merry little “Red and White Christmas.” I hope you are ready for some amazing holiday entertaining ideas and some red and white Christmas eye candy! With Christmas only a few days away some very talented and sweet bloggers have teamed up in a blog hop to bring you some red and white […]
I am a sucker for cookie recipes. I have several recipe boxes full of them. I am very thankful to Pinterest for allowing us to collect recipes without having to copy them onto little recipe cards. This year, I have found the 20+ Christmas Cookie Recipes that I am sending out to friends and family. […]
Merry Christmas! I hope you have “decked the halls”, “shopped until you dropped” and “jingled all the way” to wherever it is that you are going because it is time to bake Christmas cookies! Remember yesterday when I showed you these Santa cookies? Remember when I told you that Santa cutter quickly became my favorite […]
I have a lot of cookie cutters. Ha! That is probably the understatement of the year! I look for them everywhere I go and I usually find a new one or two, or ten to buy. This year, the cutest Santa and reindeer cutter was delivered to my door. Well, kind of delivered to my […]
Do you like gingerbread men cookies? I am a big fan! I always look forward to seeing the cute little gingerbread boys and girls everyone will make. My favorite gingerbread men cookies have been made by kids. Can you imagine how many people have a gingerbread men cookie tradition? What a wonderful time for kids […]
I had so much fun making these photo prop cookies because I knew my family would take this idea and run with it. I wanted to make a photo booth for Christmas pictures and knew it had to involve “Christmas Photo Prop Cookies.” These cookies were inspired by this set and the possibilities are ENDLESS! You can make […]
I am not going to lie. I always have such big plans for Christmas and I run out of time every year! If you are like me and need some cute cookies but don’t have a lot of time, these colorful snowflake cookies are about as simple and fast as it can get. It is […]
We all know that this is the most wonderful time of the year and I think it has to do with cookies! Don’t you agree? Or maybe it is because I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas! Don’t you want a hippopotamus for Christmas? How about hippopotamus cookies for Christmas?
Can you believe it is December? Can you believe that Christmas is only 17 days away? I am so happy about that and thought I could not possibly get any happier until, Callye aka Sweet Sugar Belle invited me to take part in The 12 Days of Christmas Project she organized! I asked her what […]
I did a post for a friend of mine. Her name is Lil’ Luna and she is so sweet and incredibly talented. I made Easy Elf Cookies for her but, they are so addictive that I had to make other versions. These cute little Christmas cookies are so simple and fun that they become addictive so you have […]
There are several things I love about this time of year and one of my favorites is red birds in the snow. I have always thought of snow as something magical. When I see that gorgeous red bird with all the white snow surrounding it I feel like I have been given a gift. So being a […]
Today, I am going to tell you about something I did that made me panic 2 minutes after I did it. I thought I would share it with you since yesterday was Black Friday and some of you woke up at 2 am to go fight the cold and crowds to buy gifts for people you love. […]
I love bears! I love baby bears, black bears, polar bears, bear hugs and even bear claws. I love them so much that I had to make make polar bear cookies. Fluffy polar bear cookies! My husband is a director of a camp so I get to live at the foothills of the Great Smoky […]
I live in a cabin in the middle of the woods. My house is decorated with bears, barn wood and all things rustic. Why am I telling you this? Because sometimes I fall in love with color schemes that would never work with my rustic style. But that doesn’t stop me from loving them! I can’t decorate […]
I love the holidays because all the stores put out cute little snowman things like this little platter. Sometimes I go shopping just to see if I can find cookie inspiration. Once I saw this platter, I knew I had to make a few snowman cookies. Can you blame me? Isn’t that platter adorable?
I love simple Christmas cookies!! That is the biggest understatement of the year for me!