“Nice” Gingerbread Men In Crazy Christmas Suits

Of all the Christmas treats I made this season it seems these “nice” guys in the crazy Christmas suits were loved by all.

The festive boys and I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah or however you celebrate hope, peace and love this time of year.

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“Naughty” Gingerbread Men Post

 

The Posts of Christmas Cookies Past

Happy, happy holidays! Since I noticed other bloggers and online magazines have been posting photos of my Christmas treats, which I have randomly found, I thought I better post them myself! I haven’t started baking in earnest yet so I’m going to visit The Posts of Christmas Cookies Past! Probably the most fun and interactive cookies I’ve made were the Shake-able Snow Globes Cookies. These White Chocolate Dipped Spritz Cookies are dipped and delish and make fun little packages to… [Read More]

Mason Jar Decorated Cookies With Fondant Flowers

June was such a busy month. One that included travel, a memorable birthday get-away celebration and a vineyard wedding. When you think of an elegant country wedding what comes to mind?  For me, it’s Mason jars overflowing with wild flowers! What turned out very nice was that the table centerpieces were Mason jars filled with flowers too. A very personalized touch I added was to paint on a “chalkboard tag” with the bride and groom’s new monogram.  Of course, the… [Read More]

Decorated Sailboat Cookies For A Baby Shower

It seems like baby boys are making their debut in earnest! My last post was all about welcoming a baby boy with a Meet n’ Greet Party and this week I navigated into the waters of making decorated sailboat cookies for another little guy’s baby shower who is soon to arrive!  Such happy occasions! This post isn’t a full step-by-pictoral-step because you’d be scrolling till the tide came in but if you like cookie decorating read on because I do… [Read More]

Shaking It Up With Snow Globe Decorated Sugar Cookies

Have you heard of a Secret Santa/Cookie Exchange?  It’s a natural combination when you’re part of the Wilton Cake Decorating’s Sweet Treat Team. Hmmm, then I had an idea that had me shaken and stirred!  Mostly shaken.  🙂 As in shakin’ those sprinkles! Click on the video below and you might be shaken too!     Snow globe cookies! Watch it snow! ❄️ #cookies #decoratedcookies #decoratedsugarcookies #shakeitoff #snow #wiltontreatteam #wiltoncakes #wilton @wiltoncakes #sweetswap A video posted by Marilyn (Mac) ?… [Read More]

West Elm OC Holiday Cookie Decorating Workshop Event December 4, 2014 “Oh What Fun!”

Are you ready to get your holiday on in a sweet flurry of hands-on cookie decorating fun? I am! If you live in the SoCal area, there’s a couple spaces left for my Holiday Cookie Decorating Workshop at West Elm South Coast Plaza, Thursday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 PM! Call the store at 714-662-1960 for more information and to reserve your place at the decked out holiday table.  I’ll be teaching the basic skills to decorate cut-out sugar cookies and… [Read More]

Holiday Cookie Decorating Workshop at West Elm South Coast Plaza

I’m so excited that West Elm South Coast Plaza has asked me me return to teach a holiday cookie decorating workshop at their store in Costa Mesa! There’s lots of info on West Elm OC’s Facebook page where you can sign up for the class ! We’re going to have a flurry o’ fun! Here’s the workshop info from West Elm South Coast Plaza’s Facebook page– Want to impress your friends and family with your cookie decorating skills this holiday… [Read More]

Decorated Ghost Cookies With Fondant

First, thank you to all who participated in my last post’s Fabulous Fondant Wilton Give-Away.  I had fun reading all your comments and seeing how you would use all the wonderful products.  I’ll be choosing a winner soon! If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile you know that sometimes, I also like to use fondant to decorate cookies.  On my Pinterest Board – Fondant on Cookies & Cupcakes, you’ll see lots of cookies I’ve decorated using fondant. Today I’m… [Read More]

A Bridal Shower Styling for Shutterfly and so much more

I love the celebrations of weddings and the anticipation of the big day.  I’ve had the delight and honor to be involved with numerous nieces’ and nephews’ wedding preparations from making hundreds of rosettes to hang to baking and decorating hundreds of cookies favors for every guest to enjoy so when Shutterfly asked me to style and photograph a bridal shower theme party using their products of my choice, I couldn’t wait to get started on a bright and fun… [Read More]

Hello! Bridal Shower Styling Sneak Peek!

I hope everyone had a nice Mother’s Day.  I did!  Just a quick check-in today as I’m styling and shooting for a project for Shutterfly that will post on Friday. I’ve had a bit of an injury to my right hand which I believe has been from swiping constantly “to the left, to the left” on my iPad and phone and swirling all around on my track pad on my laptop which I use for everything, even photo editing and… [Read More]