RAWR-some Father’s Day Cookies

You know what is totally out of my league? Boy stuff. Yep, super heroes...monsters...trucks...dirt...and dinosaurs. All boy stuff, all out of my league. Recently this has become more and more obvious as my girls grow older. While I do have two brothers growing up one was ten years older then me and one was ten years younger then me so I really wasn't ever aware of the "boy stuff" they were into. ... [ read more... ]

Butterfly Cookies

Sometimes you do crazy things for your kids, in the name of love. Like for instance, make them butterfly cookies that take you well over 18+ hours to make (I stopped counting at 18). Wait, wait, wait...don't go! I promise these pretty cookies aren't THAT hard, nor will they take you 18 hours. Unless...of course you have twins. And you thought they would be a great idea to make for both class ... [ read more... ]

Ruffle-Topped Cupcake Tutorial

Today is the day - I'm finally bringing the Ruffle-Topped Cupcake Tutorial to the blog. HOORAY! This ruffle technique is something I created while working on my book Cupcakery and it has quickly become my favorite new cupcake "look". Turns out you guys love this look as much as I do - YAY! I was hoping to have this tutorial out like a month ago, sorry! But today is the day! Of course you can ... [ read more... ]

Box Of Chocolates – Cookies Edition!

Can I just start off by saying…what on earth do you title a blog post that consists of cookies which that are made to look like a box of chocolates, but are actually topped with chocolate. Valentines Chocolates Chocolate Cookies? Boxed Chocolates Cookies? Chocolate Cookies Made To Look Like Chocolate? Do you see the confusion here? I gave up and went with Box Of Chocolates - Cookies Edition! Man, ... [ read more... ]

Merry & Bright Christmas Bulb Cookies

2014 is coming to a close, and if I were to sum up our year in two words it would be "Chaos & Crazy". Not that it's been a bad year, it has been a great year but so much going on in every which way, hardly a moment to stop. This year we're closing out the year with a bang as I wrap up the final edits of the book (eeekkkkkkkkk) and we fight our traditional Christmas flu. Yep, it's one of our crazy ... [ read more... ]

Grinch Cupcake Tutorial

Woah, hello there! Did ya miss me? I sure have missed you guys! I know things have been super quiet around here for far too long, but I have great news! The very first edition of the MBC book, is finished! Happy dance, happy dance! There is still quiet a long way to go, but the around the clock sprinkle fest will calm down just a bit for me - so I can get back to enjoying life outside the book, ... [ read more... ]

Poison Apple Gum Balls for BHG!

Can you guys believe Halloween is next weekend?! I mean didn't stores just start putting out pumpkins like yesterday? Eek! This holiday has totally creeped up on me. Thank goodness grandma makes the girls costumes months in advance because outside of that, I have nothing prepared. And if you're anything like me this year, I have a treat for you guys today! Something easy peasy and simple that you ... [ read more... ]

Fall Cookie Flower Bouquet

I am so giddy to be posting my first fall treat of the year! Even if it's still scorching hot here in the desert I can't help but catch on to the excitement of the changing season. Fall brings so many sweet memories like visits to the pumpkin patch, apple picking, Trick-or-Treating, homecomings, football, apple pie...and so much more. But even more so fall is a sign of the oncoming holidays, soon ... [ read more... ]