Army Strong

Another cookie set sent to the troops abroad.  Although I do not know the young man who will receive these cookies, I hope he feels my/our support.

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I air brushed a just baked cookie with three colors, ivory, forest green, yellow- shown here (sorry about the out of focus picture). Then I used a 20 second stiff icing to outline the perimeter and word.  Flooded w 10 second icing and, while still wet, placed little starts from a Texan Sprinkles mix for the just right bling.

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Up close…

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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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Harry Potter Baby Shower

There are a lot of us out there who adore Harry Potter and his magical world.  This expectant mom is especially inclined toward Gryffindor colors. Soon, this new little muggle will be snuggled and celebrate making his or her own magic in the world.

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ColoRADo

Colorado celebrated 141 years of being in an elevated STATE of mind on August 1. The parties continue through the week and weekend. A large set of these delicious conversation starters made their appearance at one of those celebrations.

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Love Blooms

We joined Todd and Hannah for a weekend that was so incredible it defies words. Their rustic chic wedding combined their love of greenery (okay, maybe Hannah’s love) and the beauty of the area the Hannah calls her childhood home.  First, the botanical cookies…

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Their first date involved hot dogs; apparently an impressive amount of hot dogs… Todd likes them plain.

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Here are the welcome bag cookies; they wanted to represent the intertwined relationship coming initially from two different states.

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The ampersand vine (keeping that rustic floral theme)…

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