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Royal Icing

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This recipe is the first and only royal icing recipe I’ve ever used or needed.  It’s from Bridgette of Bake at 350, and if this icing works for her, it must be good!  You should absolutely, 100% click over and read all of Bridget’s tips to get this icing right and for trouble shooting.  She is a cookie guru.   Royal Icing   Print Prep time 20 mins Total time 20

Cookie Christmas Tree

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It’s time I face the inevitable.  I need to make big girl decorated cookies for once in my life.  Bake at 350 was one of the very first blogs I started following.  Bridget is a cookie genius and master of all things decorated with royal icing.  Soon after finding Bridget, I found Giselle at Baking in Heels.  She makes awesomely decorated cookies too.  Yes, I’m jealous of their cookies.  🙂

Clown Fish Cookies

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I made these cookies for Thing 2’s first birthday party.  Our friend Elizabeth liked them so much she asked me to make Elmo cookies for her daughter’s 2nd birthday.  I’m so flattered! Clown Fish Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 recipe No Fail Sugar Cookies, cut into large fish shapes, baked, and cooled 1 recipe Royal Icing Red & Yellow gel food coloring (or orange) Black gel food coloring Toothpicks Piping bags Piping bag

Elmo Cookies


Think of today’s post as my first “commission.”  Our friend’s Kyle and Elizabeth were over for Eddie’s 1st birthday.  Elizabeth saw the clown fish cookies I had made to go with a fish-esque motif I tried to pull off (not so much) and thought the were just adorable.  She knew they were having a Sesame Street party for their daughter’s birthday and Elizabeth asked me to make Elmo cookies.  Wait.  You think

Pterodactyl Cookies

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Did you go out and buy this cookie cutter for your Valentine’s Day cookies?     I did.  Well, I bought this cookie cutter.  I just didn’t buy it to make lips.  I bought mine to make dinosaur cookies for Thing 2’s birthday party.  Alas, my idea of a very themed birthday party got squashed and we are going fairly basic.  “He’s going to be one.  He won’t even know

Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats


Celebrate Halloween with these adorable, tasty Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats and the best part about them is that you can make them today using simple ingredients you already have on hand! Can you believe there’s only 10 more days until Halloween! Where has this month gone? But seriously, Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year (next to Christmas and my birthday of course!) One of the best parts of

Nutella Pinwheels

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It’s that time of year.  Baked goods are being made like clock work, stores are packed, Christmas music is all over the radio, and The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap is here! Oh and it’s Day ten of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies on WLOW.  YAY!  I had to take yesterday off.  It’s been cookie madness around here.  But there are two more AMAZING cookie recipes coming your way

King (cup) Cakes for Mardi Gras


Last month one of my favorite bloggers had a giveaway.  Guess what?  I won!  It’s almost 20 days later I’m still completely jazzed.  I’ve only won one other giveaway in my life.  The best part was the giveaway was for Giselle at Baking in Heels 1,000 Facebook fan giveaway. It was really fun to be apart of Giselle reaching her goal.  She is super sweet and makes fancy sugar cookies.  Stop

Pioneer Woman’s Cinnamon Rolls


My laptop is back!  While it’s not better, I do have all my pictures and a real keyboard again which is making me sublimely happy.   It’s been raining for a couple days.  YAY!!  I love the rain.  It makes we want to get all snugly and bake -which in turn makes Mike happy because I take requests.  So here is Mike’s request this week.  He didn’t have a recipe in mind, he was


06 Snockerdoodles Feat

Welcome to day six of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies on WLOW!  It’s time for a little more hidden booze in your cookies.  🙂  Ready, and break!   I make  no secret of my affinity for sneaking booze into baked goods and savory recipes.  It’s not just about “oh there alcohol in it, let’s get wasted!”  It’s about flavor profiles, and in reality, most of the time the actual

Spiced Wholewheat Oatmeal Pancakes


Good morning everyone!  I’m uber happy to tell you all the wonderful Sophie is guest posting for you all today.  You may remember Sophie my co-host for the Unique Sweets Dessert Challenge and from this delicious Peanut Butter Mug Cake.  I’ll be over at My Happy Place today, so be sure to come find out why we’re both drooling over breakfast.     One Year Ago: No-Fail Sugar Cookies & Royal

French Toast Sugar Cookies

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Welcome to day eight of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies on WLOW!  French toast is one of my favorite breakfast options.  When I saw it in cookie form I need I had to make them.  Christmas cookies aren’t just about holiday sprinkles and expected treats, like the Peanut Butter Blossoms I make every year.  They’re about flavors of the season and flavors and cookies that remind you of home

Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes

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{photo source}   I’ve been wanting to share that picture forever!  Today is totally the right day.   Today I give you – Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes!   You heard me.  After Mike saw this PIN from my cupcake board I was obligated to make these cupcakes.  Being the amazingly wonderful friend that I am, I sent some of these cupcakes – in cups – to my friend Dale in

Unique Sweets {Judge Love}


It’s time!  Today begins the first day of judging for out Unique Sweet Link Party Challenge.  I’ve been looking through the posts as they’ve come in this month and I’m beside myself with all the amazing talent out there.  Now, Sophie and I promised celebrity judges, and celebrity judges you shall have.  Ready to meet them? Bridget from Bake at 350     Bridget makes the most amazing decorated cookies.

Unique Sweets {Sponsor Love}


  You’ve entered the contest. You’ve met the judges.   Are you ready to see all the awesome prizes up for grabs? I’m so excited to be introducing you to all our wonderful sponsors who so generously gave to the Unique Sweets Challenge.  Baking is always fun, but prizes always kick things up a notch.  Don’t ya think? 1st Place Prize Package   $100 Gift Card from Karen’s Cookies  

Gluten-Free Chocolate Covered Cherry Brookies

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This post is sponsored by Pillsbury.  All opinions are 100% my own. Welcome to day twelve of the 12 Days of Christmas Cookie on WLOW.  I took a few days off to recoup from my cookie coma, and bring you something really special.  Like really special.  For some special friends of mine. Now, we’re not a gluten-free household, but a few of our friends are and I wanted to make sure

Unique Sweets {Winner Love}


  It all started with an innocent email from Sophie.     Now it’s become a big ol’ challenge with celebrity judges and hundred of dollars in prizes.   Today, we find out who the winners are!! Each winner will receive their own prize pack valued from $100 to $180, a spot on the radar of some of blog land’s biggest baking names, and the title of Unique Sweets master.

Honey Lemon Lavender Cupcakes


It’s my amazing, wonderful, beautiful Mom’s birthday today! Happy Birthday Mommy!!   {I’m wearing 4″ heels people.  How is it my mom is 6′ 2″ and I’m 5′ 8″?}   I really can’t say enough about my mom.  She is such a strong and loving woman.  She’s always been one of my best friends – through good and bad.  She’s a phenomenal grandma.  And it makes me smile when I realize I

Stitch Fix #2

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Let’s talk clothes!  I got my second Stitch Fix and I got a shirt I’ve been swooning over for months.  I love love love that my stylist check out my Pinterest style board.   Follow Julie {White Lights on Wednesday}’s board Turn to the Left on Pinterest. So each package comes with your packing & price list.  One of the really cool things about Stitch Fix is that you get a

DIY Quote Canvas & Living Room Gallery Wall

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Today’s post is fast becoming one of my favorite gift giving ideas.  For anyone without a fancy vinyl machine – and not great at free hand painting – you can take a little extra time to do the work, and you can have a beautiful custom canvas piece of art in your home.  It’s easy to make a picture you’ll love without breaking the bank.  Total cost for the canvas