Top 5 Ideas to Sweeten Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is here!  It’s a special day all about surrounding the mom in your life with love and special attention.  What do you have planned? Some children may want to prepare a special lunch or dinner for her, while others may already have a meaningful gift to honor her dedication. We think the way to mom’s heart is through her sweet tooth! Here are five ideas to sweeten your Mother’s Day.

Top 5  Ideas to Sweeten Mother’s Day

Say I love you in style.  Say it with cookies!

Cookies by Design offers one of a kind cookie arrangements for Mother’s Day.  Express all your feelings. From “Queen of Hearts” to let her know that she is the queen of the castle, or “Mom Rocks BouTray” to say that she rocks! You can say in style; say it with cookies! Continue reading

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Surprise Ideas

Mother’s Day is almost here! Why not try something different to surprise her this year? Mother’s Day is a magnificent occasion to acknowledge mom’s dedication and love by surprising her with activities outside of her usual routine. Let us think about it for a moment.  What is that “special something” that the mom of your life enjoys doing, but because of her busy schedule she is no longer able to do?

These ideas to surprise her may work differently for every mom, but at the end of the day, the goal is to make her feel loved. Here are the top 5 ideas to surprise the mom in your life that will make her smile! Continue reading

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How to Present Cookies for a Garden Party

Spring has sprung!  Once again Mother Nature shows off its vibrant colors by flourishing flowers in charming gardens.  This is a perfect time to host a garden party and to capture those whimsical colors in amazing cookie settings. Here are some great ideas to present cookies in an extraordinary garden party:

Present cookies in a Jar

This is one of the easiest ways to add a twist on cookie presentation.

Fill a jar with colorful spring cookies. Make sure that the jar is big enough to fit about 15 or 20 cookies. Once the jar is filled, you can decorate a spring-themed covering for the lid of the jar. To do the covering, make a circle on a paper using a round plate. Then, glue the circle onto a piece of colorful fabric. Green, yellow and red are great colors for spring. Cut out the circle with sewing scissors. Lastly, wrap the piece of fabric on the jar rim with
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Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Peanut Butter Cookies

George Washington Carver had introduced recipes for peanut cookies prior to the 1920′s, but he did not have peanut butter as an ingredient. It wasn’t until the 1920′s that peanut butter was listed as an ingredient for cookies.

Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Peanut Butter Cookies

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Did you know that in just 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, there are 8 grams of protein? But, as we know, it is hard to just eat 2 tablespoons of peanut butter. Peanut Butter cookies are perfect for settling a sweet tooth craving, but they can get addicting. This list holds healthy ingredient substitutions so your craving doesn’t leave you feeling guilty: Continue reading

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Tips for Decorating Easter Cookies with Your Children

Easter is just around the corner! With spring break approaching, moms are looking for activities to spark their children’s creativity. This is a perfect opportunity to decorate Easter cookies, have fun with the little ones, and enjoy endless creations. Here are some tips to make original Easter cookie designs:

Prepare Frosting Bags with Different Colors

Divide the frosting into as many bowls as you want unique colors. Add food coloring to eachTips for Decorating Easter Cookies with Your Children
of the bowls:  pink, white, yellow, green and purple are beautiful colors for this holiday. Make sure to stir well so until the frosting is the desired color. Continue reading

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