Transformers Optimus Prime Cookie Cupcakes

The inner kid in me can’t help but be giddy when a childhood cartoon gets remade into a live-action film. (X-Men, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe and How the Grinch Stole Christmas were some of my major giddy-enducers, just to name a few.) However, when a childhood cartoon gets remade into an edible treat, I can barely contain myself.

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Cookie Cutters for Camping Cookies

One of my favorite summer activities is camping. I’m pretty lucky to live in a state with so many camping options. Whether it’s hiking in the lush green mountains of the San Juan Islands, or taking a wine-tasting excursion in the Yakima Valley desert, either way you are sure to come home from the experience […]

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Star Wars Macarons

Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you! If you regularly follow this blog you know I like to do something special on this special day. This time around I wanted to push myself with a challenging dessert… the french macaron. For those unfamiliar, a macaron is a little cookie sandwich that has […]

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How to Create Realistic Moss Cookies

I‘m so late to posting my Easter cookies this year, but that’s okay. What I’m about to show you could work for any occasion. When I was searching for springtime inspiration, I randomly came across a brilliant post by Andrea of It’s the Life. She shows how to easily make an edible moss effect for […]

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Cookie Queens Royal Baby Shower

A special miracle occurred in the cookie world last week. Two cookie bloggers that I truly admire, Georganne of LilaLoa and Callye of Sweet Sugarbelle, each gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Callye and Georganne are so admired and highly regarded as leaders and teachers in the cookie community. I guess you could say […]

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CookieCon 2014 Recap

I know, I know. It’s been over a month since my last post, but I swear I have a good excuse. My month of March has been crazy (the phrase “March Madness” seems totally fitting). The workload at my day job has picked up, which keeps the days interesting but busy. Family also came to […]

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