Stars and Stripes

These little beauties made their way to near.and.dear military folk(s) in Afghanistan.  Starting in 2001, this longest of US wars is at 18 years and counting.  My many thanks to those who serve as they are asked. Come home safely.

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LobstAH

Ahhhhh.  Maine in the summer.  Truly a slice of heaven on earth.  Friends invited us up for a concert, good company, and a traditional lobster dinner! I had to think of something CLAWsome to bring with us and here is the resulting gift box.  Please forgive the misspelling of buoy.  Didn’t catch my error until we were already on our way.  Still , they are cookies… they put their indignation aside.

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Veteran’s Day 2018

I was humbled to be a part of Operation Cookie Takeover  this October.  These cookies went out to an active duty Marine stationed abroad.  In addition to active duty military, a big thank you goes out to all of our veterans; I can’t imagine what it must take.  Much obliged to Melanie at Killer Zebras for the perfect thank you stencil and accompanying cookie cutter.

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Snow Globe

Deer me.  This herd is headed to my talented friend Jade; she is giving them out to her clients as a little gift when they come in to see her during the holiday season.   Cookies are a brilliant idea for a reasonably priced, sweet treat for the holidays! A perfect aREINgement, for sure.

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Brave Hearts

Another set for a serviceman overseas.  One of many sent to our military, serving far away from home, through Operation Cookie Takeover.  Although I do not know the individual who received these treats, I want them to know they are not forgotten.

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You’re so Fly

Several times a year I send cookies to service members serving abroad.  This batch made their way to a young man in the Air Force. My thanks in word and cookie.

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For Shore I am Grateful

So I just got a little education about the New Jersey shoreline.  Never knew about Long Beach Island before this summer and boy, was I missing out.  I also learned the “Don’t Give Up the Ship” story, as this flag flies at the host’s house. …thought about using more word play but one has to draw the line in the sand somewhere.

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