There is nothing more fun than making colorful easter eggs with your family. Artfully Designed Creations came up with some super cute stencils this year for simple Easter egg decorating and I wanted to see how far I could I could push them buy adding some fun colors. These started as the plain white eggs everyone is used to but look what a four little colors and a lot of imagination can do :) And because I couldn't let the color be the only fun thing about these, I played wit
"I... um... I was wondering... are you... um... going to eat that?" My cousin's kids are doing a school performance of Shrek, the Musical this weekend. Their school always does a bake sale fundraiser at the same time... Pretty smart because people always get hungry at the theater, right? I was asked if I could donate some cookie this year, and how could I say no. So here's a sample of what they're getting... I had to keep them simple, because there were a lot of them... so st
There are times I truly love living in Texas. Today we got to watch as two people we know tied the knot. The bride and groom were married at a riding center that they met at (where they both volunteer), it was so simple and lovely... no fuss, no worries about getting your heels caught in the mud (because they were wearing boots), no one checking their watches to see when things would start (it starts when we hear the music), no one asking if we wanted chicken or fish (there w
Some local kids are getting a huge surprise tonight after dinner. Thier mom came to me with the idea of giving them cookies to announce that they'd all be going to Disney that next morning. After much thought about what to do I decided that a puzzle would be super fun. Each person got one cookie and they had to put them together to spell out the surprise.
Settlers of Catan is one of those games where you don't talk about it much but when you hear that someone you know likes it... game on! We were hanging out with some old friends that I hadn't see in a while and we got to talking about cookies. As we were talking, I mentioned that my past Catan cookies were one of my favorite sets that I'd done, the game was definately on. After we played a round, I was asked if I could make a set for another friend of theirs that loves the ga