Santa Cookies with my New Favorite Cutter

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 door. I received a Fancy Flours catalog and found a Santa cutter that I … [Read more...]

President’s Day Fun Facts with Cookies

I wanted to do something a little different for President's Day this year. I am a kid at heart and wanted to make a fun game. Well, a game with Fun Facts about our Presidents. I am not a history major. I found these answers online and baked up a batch of cookies. I have listed the source so you can read for yourself or make a game of your own. … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Men Cookies

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 to gather around the kitchen table … [Read more...]

Simple Snowflake Cookies

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 nice to plan for my time shortage! These colorful snowflake cookies are my new favorite … [Read more...]

Chocolate Moose the Cookie Way!

I don't get invited to parties a lot but, when I do, I take dessert! I thought I would make a Chocolate Moose to take to a Christmas Party! I am a bit of a prankster sometimes and it gets me into trouble. What goes around comes around so I try to keep that in mind. I don't think this prank will make anyone want to ants in my bed or anything. What … [Read more...]

Simple Red Bird Cookies

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 cookie person, the only logical thing to do is make red bird cookies.  … [Read more...]

Folk Art Pumpkin Cookies

Don't go to craft shows with me! I mean it! Don't do it! I get like a kid in a candy store and I will embarrass you! I will see something and quickly walk over to it and grab it so no one else will get it. Even if there are 40 of them, I know they will be different because they are handmade and I have to have the one that was made just for me. I am … [Read more...]

Glittery Pumpkin Cookies

Everywhere I look I see glittery pumpkins. I have seen several how to make glittery pumpkin tutorials and it made me want to run out and buy a lot of glitter and give my pumpkins some shimmer. Then, I opened my box of sprinkles and saw the orange disco dust sparkling before my eyes. I knew I had to make glittery pumpkin cookies. I wanted a cookie … [Read more...]

Don’t Pinch me!

I am the person who gets pinched to death on St. Patrick's Day! I forget to wear green so my colors of that week are black and blue. Well, last year I decided enough is enough so, I am making cookies to hand out. I will  pass them out to people who promise not to pinch me. By the time I realize it is St. Patrick's Day I will be completely dressed, … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Hanging Cup Cookies

I recently went shopping with my friend Johnna aka The Polka-Dot Zebra and we found some hanging cup cookie cutters.  They were really cute but very basic. When I got home, I remembered some cookies that Johnna made last fall. She showed us we could make our own hanging cup cookies with almost any cookie cutter we have. … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cookie, You’re Grrrreat and I’m not Lion!

I am going to share something with you. I love animals! It is true!  I am kinda like the Ellie May Clampett of my family. I do have a little southern accent and the love of animals but I don’t have the perfect “10” figure she had. Maybe one day (fingers crossed). Oh well, let's talk cookies now.  When I was a kid my favorite thing about Valentine’s … [Read more...]

Rose Tip Christmas Tree Cookie

I was talking to a cookie friend of mine the other day and she had a great idea. She asked if I knew how to use certain tips the proper way. Well, I have taken a few cake classes in my day but I am not an expert, but I do want to share what I have learned with you. I also like to experiment with tips so I will let you know how those turn out. Let’s … [Read more...]

Snowball Fight Angry Bird Style

I keep looking outside wondering where the snow is. I LOVE winter!  Where are you winter????  Well, it was 59° here Saturday! Today it is 52°  and raining and I keep wishing it was snow. I want to make snow angels, build snowmen, and make some snow cream but most of all I want to have a snowball fight! That is difficult to do when it is SPRING in … [Read more...]

Happy New Year Cookies

Is it just me or does anyone one else need more time between Christmas and New Year's? I really wish I had a few more days to make  some detailed cookies but I don't have a lot of time and I need cookies fast. This is what I cam up with. These cookies are so simple and super fast. I didn't want a design that had a lot of drying time but I wanted … [Read more...]

Penguin Cookies

What happens when two friends who share a love of cookie decorating get together? They make penguin cookies. I have a great friend named Johnna. She lives about an hour away from me so we don’t get together as much as we would like. But when we do get together, we have fun talking about family, work, life, and cookies. There is always a lot of … [Read more...]