Sweet Summer Nights

Last summer in Wisco we had a serious drought and this spring it seems it just won’t stop raining. For quite a while it’s been either rainy or grey, bringing us a wallop of cold air every so often just to keep us guessing as to what season it’s actually supposed to be. Ugh. Therefore, […]

Easy Puffle Cookies

When I first asked my youngest, who turned 8 years old a few weeks ago, what kind of cookies he wanted to take for his class treat, he said, “Do I have to take cookies?”. Sheesh. With out pushing, I swear, he changed his mind and chose a design that was easy to do and super […]

Busy as a Melissa Joy Bee

You’d never guess it was a month with no major cookie holiday. It seemed as though I was in the kitchen non-stop this April, and now looking back on the photos, perhaps I had been. Holy cookies Batman! Here’s a sampling… Dreaming of summer for a silent auction at my boy’s school. My Grandparent’s Anniversary, […]

How does your garden grow?

These may be my most favorite cookies I’ve ever done. For this week anyway. They were definitely a labor of love. Let me tell you something, decorating sugar cookies is not so easy peasy. It takes a long time, a steady hand, and a bunch of patience. But I love it. It’s been borderline obsession lately. […]

Hey Girlfriends!

I’m like the kid on Christmas who’s got a gift and gives it early. When I am excited about a cookie idea, I just gotta show someone because I love it right then and can’t wait! That’s what happened with these. {Here’s a spoiler alert to the Far Pond Ladies} My high school girlfriends and […]