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Christmas Wreath Cookies Feature

Christmas Wreath Cookies

Things on hand: • Piping bags • Leaf piping tip • Small plain piping tip • Optional: Metallic gold or silver edible paint for leaf accents Things you'll need to make: • Round sugar cookies • Green ... Read More...
How to Decorate Easy Christmas Tree Cookies

Easy Christmas Tree Cookies

Sure, everyone loves Christmas cookies that are wicked detailed and finished with ever-so-perfectly hand painted gold accents, but sometimes that's not realistic. There isn't always a spare ten hours in the day... Read More...
Bee Cookie Tutorial Feature

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...