Hi, I’m Mike and I have an addiction to Pinterest. (“Hi Mike.”) On a typical night, I like to unwind in the evenings surfing Pinterest for a little while. Well, “a little while” usually turns into three hours, it’s past midnight, and I can’t sleep because I’m thinking of all the newly formed ideas I just pinned on my Pinterest boards. Don’t worry, I’m working on getting help.
Recently, one of my very favorite dessert bloggers gave birth to her first child. Jennifer from Not Your Momma’s Cookie (NoYoMoCo for short) is super talented and humorously witty. These are just a few reasons why I love her blog. The main reason: Jennifer is a fan of awesome things geeky and has a gift […]
Back in September I mentioned I was attending my first food blogger conference, IFBC, here in Seattle. It was a fun experience and I learned some great tips on various aspects of blogging. There was one speaker session by Ian Lurie of Portent that really stood out to me. His presentation on the Future of […]
With Halloween over and daylight savings time ended, it really feels like Fall is in full swing. Unfortunately, here in the Pacific Northwest we had a horrible wind storm a few days ago. Now all the autumn-colored trees are prematurely bare and the leaves are a mushy mess on the sidewalks. Mushy leaves and shorten […]
Continuing on with the skull-themed cookies like I mentioned in my previous grim reaper cookie post, here’s a fun design I think you’ll like. It was definitely my favorite of the bunch. No Halloween is complete without skull candle cookies. A candle atop a skull is a must-have to achieve the look of any Halloween […]
When I find a cookie cutter that can be used for multiple designs it’s like winning the lotto. Not that I know what winning the lotto feels like, but I imagine it’s an exciting feeling. Well, I hit the proverbial jackpot when I received my gnome cutters in the mail from Sarah at Klickitat Street. […]
With Breaking Bad done and over, I have this additional hour of free time on Sunday evenings to be really productive and get a head start on the upcoming week. Or… I could fill the time by watching the new season of The Walking Dead. TV usually gets my vote.
Just like my update to my sugar cookie recipe, I feel my initial royal icing recipe post requires an update as well. When I initially posted the recipe it worked well then, but I realized it is outdated and not what I use today. Over the past two years, I’ve experimented with other royal icing […]
We are just a few days away from the very last episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad, and I’m not sure how I feel about it. I mean, I don’t want the show to end and I don’t want to watch it end, but I have to know how it ends. You know what I mean? […]
How to add a friendly ghost to any Halloween cut-out cookie using an acorn cookie cutter. This tutorial makes your ordinary Halloween shapes more unique with more personality.