Category decorating

Decorative Sugar Cookies – Jaladay Style

Happy Jaladays! As gifts this year, I decided to make jalapeño-shaped cookies for my clients. As fate would have it the stars aligned, and Etsy delivered, so I was able to get an adorable custom cookie cutter in the shape of my logo from The Fussy Pup, as well as custom cookie tins from the […]

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Swirly Twirly Sugar Cookies

A friend sent me this recipe and, as she’s responsible for a number of the killer sweets you’ll find on this site, of course I was going to try it. And how pretty are these cookies? Who can resist? They reminded me immediately of the movie Elf. All I kept thinking when looking at them […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

So it’s my 5 year anniversary of having this blog, which is kind of insane. I also just passed 200 posts. Quite an accomplishment considering I’ve slowed down with my baking. But it’s a big reason to celebrate, so we should dress up in our ugly holiday sweaters! Okay, there’s no way you’d call these […]

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Star Wars Birthday Party

A friend of mine, who is a nominee as mom of the year in my book, recently threw a Star Wars-themed birthday party for her now 6-year old son. This woman does nothing halfway – there were different stations for the kids to make things – making Jabba Goo, a homemade play-dough station (she pre-made it all in every […]

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Gingerbread Men – With Style

So I mentioned in this post about Gingerbread Men that I’d gotten a bit creative with my decorating. No lie, I was more excited about decorating these guys than anything else. I’d gotten it in my head that they would just look so cute with sweaters on. But not just any sweaters, obviously… They needed […]

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Gingerbread Men

I, like many of you I’m sure, have been getting into the holiday spirit what seems to be a lot earlier than usual. Now that I have a shiny new kitchen, complete with a new gas range, it was time to test it out on some baked goods. I’ve been really excited to make, and […]

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DIY: Colored Sprinkles

For that same pink and grey baby shower, I was asked to make takeaway gifts. I decided sugar cookies were the best option because they taste great, and could easily be made colorful.  Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the shade of colored sprinkles I was looking for in any stores, but then the DIY gods smiled […]

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