How To Make Decorated Bunny Bum Sugar Cookies -- Easter Cookie Box #1

Easy Easter craft ideas

There's this thing called CookieCon. It's basically the biggest cookie party that ever existed. And it's happening in just under 2 weeks. I have exactly eleventy-million things to do before it gets here. So I figured the best possible thing I could do would be scheduling another Cookie Decorating Trip to Tulsa for the week before CookieCon. So I basically have 172.6 things to accomplish every waking hour between now and CookieCon. As you can imagine, I have a pretty rigorous schedule to keep on top of everything --

How to Make Ornate Frame Decorated Cookies

Sugar cookie decorating -- tropical luau island cookies

There is something about seeing the sun again for the first time in ages that makes me look around my house and think, "Oh my gosh!! Do you even OWN a vacuum or Windex or ANYTHING AT ALL that is remotely related to cleaning and organizing you cavewoman??!!" And then I say to myself, "Gah! You know I do. I hid it under that mountain of laundry so I didn't feel guilty staring at it all the time."

How to Make Decorated Hibiscus Cookies Using a Rose Cutter

Decorated Luau cookies -- tutorial

You guys. I wish you could all be right here in my living room THIS VERY SECOND!!!!! I **NEED** someone else to be hearing this!!! My little very-nearly-three-but-totally-the-boss-thank-you-very-much Little P is playing the piano and singing for me. I'm not sure if you've heard the song before, but it goes a little something like this --

How to Make GREENERY Colored Icing

How to mix greenery colored frosting -- cookie decorating

I think it would be safe to say that absolutely no part of the month of January went as planned. I was determined to be "organized" this be "on top of things" and to stop "freaking out because I put everything off until the very last possible second and then took an ice cream break anyway." I spent a whole afternoon making lists and color coding my January calendar so that I could efficiently balance cookies and family and still have time to make myself  a better person by reading instructive and insightful novels and spending quality time with my running shoes.

How to Make Caramel and Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Whip up a fun Valentine's Day treats with caramel and chocolate covered pretzel rods!

Last night I dreamed that I was in the middle of a zombie apocalypse while watching a private Cirque Du Soleil performance in an opera house. I'm not really sure if it's a commentary on all the late nights (early mornings) I've been putting in lately or a result of the panic I feel at trying to comprehend how all the tiny little plastic pieces are supposed to fit together to create my son's Cub Scout Space Derby rocket.