Vintage Apron Cookie Lesson ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐ŸŽŠ

Vintage Apron Cookie Lesson ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐ŸŽŠ

I absolutely love creating dimensional hand painted cookie designs I love baking, and most of all I love Grandmother, who was/is my inspiration for this lesson. She was an amazing artist and the only other family member who share my love for vintage). She paste a few...
Monochromatic Cookie Cards ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒท

Monochromatic Cookie Cards ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒท

ย I choose to make a cookie inspired by grandmother, who was an amazing artist! She was also the person who influenced my confectionary decorating style! This design was inspired by one of her bas relief pieces she craved out of stone. ย  ย  ย  ย  ย My design would be...
Vintage Dimensional Doll Cookie Art Lesson ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป

Vintage Dimensional Doll Cookie Art Lesson ๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป

Since I was a young girl I have been collecting vintage dolls! My grandmother opened my eyes to delicate beauty of the vintage doll world. She gifted me her first Madame Alexander doll (1937 Scarlett Oโ€™hara), and I was hooked! Fast forward to 20, why not create...
Summertime Cherry Blossom Cake

Summertime Cherry Blossom Cake

A friend of mine, Andie shared with us that her parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past memorial day and she asked Sydney and I if we could design an elegant cake for their party. I have known Andie’s parents more than half my life; I was...
The Miracle of Nature, a Recipe for Life

The Miracle of Nature, a Recipe for Life

Anytime I feel melancholy or stressed I pull ย a few photographs from our past. When Sydney was three years of age during a cold January day; I allowed her to play “hooky” from Montessori. We had a day of Colorado nature; we started at the Butterfly...
A Final Farewell; To a Dear Friend

A Final Farewell; To a Dear Friend

For 43 years of my 46 year life I have been a faithful fan of One Life To Live; yes, the soap opera. If you are not familiar with the daytime show it debuted in july 1968; ย All My Children, in 1970, was a spin of One Life ย To Live. As I mentioned I was three when I...
A Real Life Fairy Tale: Marriage

A Real Life Fairy Tale: Marriage

A long time ago in a land not so far away, about 25 years to be exact, a young woman was in a bikini contest. Normally the young woman would have left the establishment once the contests ended, but it happened to a friend’s birthday, so she stayed to celebrate...
The Sweet and Savory Sides of Life

The Sweet and Savory Sides of Life

In between the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is sometimes hard to step back and take a breath. Remember what this time of year is really for: hope and bringing hope to others. Sydney and I try to seek the crustiest person of our day and make them smile;...