Birthday

Halloween Skull Cookies

October 3, 2012

Later this month I’ll be heading up to Petawawa.  This trip will be to join my grand-son Austin in celebrating his 8th birthday.  While I was there at the end of August he helped me bake and decorate some colouring book birthday cake cookies for his guests to decorate at his party and take home […]

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The Lorax© Cookies

February 29, 2012

March 2nd is the birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel (he would have been 108 this year) known by millions of readers as simply, Dr. Seuss.  It is also the release date for the movie, The Lorax© based on his book first published back in 1971.  Timely as his message in this story was then, it […]

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Cupcake Cookies and Cake

October 18, 2011

LOOK.  SEE BALLOONS! SEE SOPHIE!  SOPHIE MAKES OUR HEARTS SMILE. LOOK!  FUNNY PARTY ANIMALS! LOOK, LOOK.  COOKIES!  NANNA’S CUPCAKE COOKIES. S.  S IS FOR SOPHIE! SEE CAKE!  SOPHIE’S MOMMA’S FIRST EVER CUPCAKE CAKE! TWO.  TWO CANDLES.    SEE SOPHIE BLOW CANDLES OUT.  BLOW SOPHIE! BUTTERCREAM!  SOPHIE LIKES FROSTING! MORE SOPHIE? HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET SOPHIE!

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Hockey Cookies for Austin

October 5, 2011

It was a little over a year ago that our grand-son Austin came into our lives and into our hearts by way of my son’s marriage to his Mom, Jennifer.  At that time he was enthralled with all things military and while he still is today, his interests are always expanding.  Austin’s birthday is today! […]

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Spa Themed Cookies

August 24, 2011

 A few weeks before her birthday, Ella had a special day with her Mom.  She attended her first ever live theatre and enjoyed seeing an evening performance of The Lion King very much.  Earlier in the afternoon, Mom and daughter enjoyed their first ever manicure and pedicure together. Perhaps it was that afternoon and an […]

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Birthday Butterflies

June 22, 2011

Lora from Diary of a Mad Hausfrau (wonderful lady and a great blog) mentioned in one of her comments here that the butterfly cookie was my signature cookie.  I never thought I had a signature cookie as in my mind, a signature cookie is one that is ordered a lot, the butterflies haven’t been.  However, […]

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I always tend to get a little nervous when an order comes in for my cookies.  When I receive an order for cookies that require facial features the nervousness tends to accelerate.   Last month I did owl cookies for a little girl’s birthday party.  Her big sister had her birthday this past Saturday and […]

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This Friday is a special day in our house.  It’s my husband’s birthday!  Anyone who knows him will tell you that Ron is a *salt of the earth* kinda guy.  My guy has a great heart, is very even-tempered, a user and lover of lists, very organized, meticulous, loves to cook (does most of it […]

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Owl Cookies

December 15, 2010

I had an opportunity to break from the Christmas cookie baking and decorating this week to fill an order for a little girl’s birthday party.  Her Mom requested owl cookies (a new cookie design for me) and told me that the colours were pink and green.  I asked her if she could email me a […]

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The Birthday Girl I knew that I would be baking cookies and cupcakes for my grand-daughter Sophie’s 1st birthday this past Sunday but I was undecided on what kind of cupcake until I saw this on Bridget’s site.  I loved that it was a white cake and the fact that it looked so moist easily […]

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