Decorating Cookies 101

Hey there! Previously, I shared with you guys all about royal icing Royal Icing 101, today we're moving on to the fun stuff...welcome to Decorating Cookies 101! As I explained yesterday, I love decorating sugar cookies but I like to keep it simple cause let's face it (unless you're a professional cookier)...ain't nobody got time for that. ;) So in this post I'm going to break it down step by step ... [ read more... ]

Cocoa and Cookies Party

Today I have a special post to share with you, our baby girl's 5th birthday party! Honestly, her party was almost a month ago, yet I'm still sitting here going, how is she five, when did this happen?! I feels like I was just staring at her big beautiful eyes for the first time! Then I blink, and she's five. Seriously, no more blinking.  We went over several different themes for her birthday from ... [ read more... ]

Rolled Cookies 101

Hey guys! Today I'm back with another post in my serious of - Let's talk about - baking basics, sugar cookies! Which just so happens to be my fav cookie. Not only are sugar cookies my favorite on the yumminess scale, I really have fun making them. They are so popular this time of year, so I thought this would be a good time to share. I've spent the past few years experimenting with my process ... [ read more... ]

Christmas Swirly Cookies

Back in October I posted some really fun Halloween swirly cookies. I really loved making them, they were so bright, fun, and easy! They quickly became one of my most popular posts as they shot around the web.  As soon as I made them I really wanted to try some out in Christmas colors...and here they are! Aren't they fun?! So bright and cheery :) Traditional red and green would be just as ... [ read more... ]

Swirly Halloween Cookies

Call a shrink,  I have dessert commitment issues. This weekend I was going to bake some yummy fall flavored treats...and today I was going to post all about buttercream neither of which I did. I laid everything out on the counter and even opened the can of pumpkin...but then these cookies popped in my head and I had to make them. I'm not a bit disappointed because these came out perfect! As for ... [ read more... ]