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Cute Bumble Bee Cookies

When I decorate cookies, they usually always end up looking like cartoonish versions of what they represent. You want cookies to look like bumble bees, if bumble bees had giant heads, loved to smile, and sporte... Read More...
Christmas Cottage Cookies

Gingerbread Christmas Cottages

With Christmas coming it was time to bust out the trusty gingerbread cookie recipe for Christmas cottages. The recipe (at the end of this post) is a bit more work than the usual sugar cookie recipes I do, but o... Read More...
Poison Apple Decorated Cookies

Poison Apple Sugar Cookies

Inspiration for cookie designs can come from just about anywhere. In this case, it came from a lengthy text conversation with my niece, Gloria. I have no idea how we two adults started texting about Disney and ... Read More...
Minion Cupcakes

Minions Cupcakes

Early Monday morning my boss sent me a text to ask if I would have time after work to make Minions cupcakes for her. She apparently hadn't checked her email yet to see that I was using a last minute sick da... Read More...

Succulent & Cactus Cupcakes

I've been on a real succulent and cactus kick these days. In fact, Mr. Gish and I have totally redone (with help) our front yard entirely in succulents and cacti. It's almost done now and it looks awesome! It's... Read More...
Carame-Apple-Cake-Pops

Caramel Apple Cake Pops

My sister JoAnn is the most amazingly talented baker/chef/hostess I know, so I had to up the ante when her birthday came around. After a tasty breakfast up in Placerville, the plan was to head to Apple Hill for... Read More...

Xbox Game Controller Sugar Cookies

What do nine year old boys like? I have no idea. My co-worker's kiddo, however, is really into video games and is having a big ol' video game themed party this weekend. He's particularly into his Xbox system, s... Read More...

Coconut & Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes

Ditch the fancy schmancy icing and reach for a bag of mini marshmallows. Who would have guessed mini marshmallows could look so impressive on a cupcake? But I'm getting ahead of myself here. Gotta make the c... Read More...