Christmas Baking Recipe Post: Gingerbread Men for DAYS……

Recently, an amazing new friend and I had a hoot and holler of a time at the BirdHouse, making and decorating gingerbread men from scratch. The idea was to batch-bake and decorate a bunch of gingerbread cookies which we would then gift pretty much entirely to a big group of other friends we were hanging…

Recipe and Tutorial Post: Sugar Cookies of DOOOOOOMMMMM! (Part 2)

As per my previous post on sugar cookies, here is part deux discussing the decoration of said cookies! The client’s United Way theme this year was “Be The Hero”, and my inspiration picture was of a hero’s silhouette in white with a cape and the UWay logo on the chest. Well, I wasn’t hand-drawing the…

Commission Tales: United Way Rocks!

Just finished up a large-ish commission last week for one of my corporate clients, making 225 hand-decorated sugar cookies for their 2013 United Way campaign kick-off. Considering the original order request was for 1500 cookies, a “mere” 20 dozen was far easier! This much, doubled….ay yay yay….! I made a classic rolled sugar cookie recipe…