Bunny Block

I will admit that I just took down a very small Dept. 56 Christmas village that had been on my mantle since just after Christmas. Don’t judge. It didn’t really look Christmasy, but more wintery, alright? I dragged out the Easter decor in hopes of finally getting a spring vibe around here, though the weather just doesn’t want to comply. Four to nine inches of the white stuff is expected to fall overnight and the snowblower is out of gas.

Spring BirdiePerhaps this is why I am having a hard time coming up with anything fun and new, cookie wise, for the Easter holiday that is only a mere three {gasp!} weeks away. I thought maybe if I perused my photos of cookies past, I could get the juices flowin’…

bunny face by melissa joy cookiesHe was a new bunny last year and I got the design of these chicks from a greeting card. They were pretty easy to frost and like I’ve said before, sometimes easy is good!

chicks in basketsOne of my favorites to make is this old fashioned bunny with a basket. I’ve had the cookie cutter for so long, I forgot where it even came from. It’s copper and lovely though. Now that I’m looking at him, I think he might need a little makeover.

old fashion bunny

My other obsession for a while was collecting old Easter baskets like the one I used as a kid. I found out just how many I had acquired when I packed them up for our move across the state last summer. Yikes.

big bunny with ribbon

Well, I’m just going to keep scouring holiday stickers and magazines and decor until I find something to make into a new-to-me cookie idea, although I’m sure to do a couple repeats as well.

A couple dozen Easter from Melissa Joy past

On the agenda tomorrow is baking St. Patty’s Day cookies for the kid’s classrooms, but I am ready for chicks, bunnies and eggs. And while I’m brainstorming for Easter, I’ll just keep watching for a few blades of green grass to start peeking through the snow.

One thought on “Bunny Block

  1. I love all of the bunnies! Spring will come eventually…right?!? Hope you find something fun to spark your latest creation! Gorgeous as always!

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