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    Emoji Oreo Cookies

    February 13, 2017

    The Valentine’s Day class parties are tomorrow, and I just bumped into this awesome tutorial by that is in keeping with our emoji theme.  (Be sure to check out last week’s post on the emoji craft and emoji cupcakes.)

    These couldn’t be easier to make! You use candy melts and pre-made hearts and eyeballs.  Quick, easy, and perfect for a last minute mom (isn’t that all of us?).

    Emoji Oreo CookiesYou can check out the full recipe at .

  • Class Valentine Party Ideas

    The elementary school Valentine’s Day parties are next week, so we are getting our crafts and snacks ready.  This year, I’m volunteering for my daughter’s…

    February 12, 2017
  • Penguin Christmas Cookies

    I have been so busy filling orders this Christmas season, that I realized this morning I’ve barely done any Christmas baking. Rather than just pop…

    December 22, 2016
  • chalkboard cookies with edible chalk

    Chalkboard Cookies with Edible Chalk

    Swanky Press sells a lot of chalkboard invitations: for birthdays, bridal showers, and even Kentucky Derby parties! We’ve been making them for years, and they are…

    September 12, 2016
  • Party Hacks - Ideas to make parties easier

    Party Hacks, topic 1: food

    We call all use some ideas to simplify entertaining.  I’ll be sharing some of my favorite ideas over the next few weeks.  This post is…

    February 6, 2015