Friday, January 25, 2013

Sunshine & Smiles Bouquet

In the past few months, I have decided not to take cookie orders.  Those who scrapbook, quilt, or knit can understand that cookies are more a labor of love.  I can stay very busy just creating cookies to fill requests by the grandkids for birthdays and holidays.  I also enjoy making cookies for special people or special occasions.

I have not made a cookie bouquet for over a year, but I wanted to pull out the supplies and give it a try for a special gift.

It is for someone who has been very kind and has kept me smiling for the past two weeks.  Of course, the red roses he gave me were my inspiration for his bouquet.

So, here is to sunshine and smiles . . .

3M?  You ask?  Hey, he is My Mystery Man . . .


Peace * Joy * Cookies . . .

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Choo Choo! Ben's 2!

Little Ben enjoys his trains, so his second birthday party centered around Thomas the Train.

My dearest Cookie Friend had made Thomas cookies for someone at Christmas, so I followed her lead and pieced together the layer cake and a circle to create Ben's Thomas.

He was huge as well as a huge hit.

Big Brother Jack had to eat the cookie with two hands and in two sittings.

Cousins Kylie and Kendra are always the life of the party.  Kendra brought Simon to help celebrate.  The bear was spending the weekend with Kendra, because she was named Student of the Week.  I am sure the bear enjoyed our Thomas Party!

Happy Birthday, Little Ben!  He was so excited, he blew his candles out twice.

Choo Choo!  Ben's 2!