Tag Archives: spring cookies

simple hydrangea cookie tutorial

The internet is full of very intricate and impossibly detailed cookies.  I am occasionally guilty of creating overly complicated cookies.  But sometimes simple is better.
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easy airplane cookie tutorial

My sister recently asked me to bake cookies for an airshow fundraiser event.  I agreed, not only because I love my sister (I do!) but also because it was a good excuse to make fun airplane cookies.   Read more…

’tis the season

‘Tis the season for spring training… and also, apparently, basketball.  My baseball-loving nephew discovered basketball this winter.  Like his love of kayaking, baseball, and skiing (Nordic and Alpine), he comes by his new sport honestly. Read more…

if you give an artist a cookie…

I recently made cookies for a very special bride-to-be.  She and her fiancé are both amazing artists and all-around fantastic human beings.  The benefit of making cookies for artists is that they turn cookies into art.   Read more…

cherry blossom time

I live in beautiful Washington, DC.  Most of the time, my city is known for its partisan gridlock, political corruption, House of Cards-style power struggles, and complete inability to solve both real and manufactured crises.   Read more…

finally spring

It was a long, wet, cold winter in the nation’s capital.  Despite the fact that 2013 was the warmest year on record — and the warmest and driest in California–Nate and I suffered near-New England-like conditions down here in DC.   Read more…