Eyelet and Rainbows–Kira’s 8th Birthday and Baptism Celebration

Oh!  This is a crazy-long post but it’s full of fun colorful pictures!  My daughter turned 8 in April and was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  Now that more than a month has passed, I think it is about time I blogged about it.  I wanted a fun […]

Secret Cookie Recipe Revealed!!!

It must be a special occasion, because Baker Barry has finally agreed to share the secrets of his amazing Molasses cookies. I asked him to way back when we held the auction for Nie, but he was reluctant. He has finally decided to share but asks that if any of you open a bakery and […]

Christmas Cookies – 2008

So much of Christmas still to share…now that it is over and everyone has moved on. But if you are like me, you like to do a debriefing of Christmas and get ideas for next year. So here are the cookies I painted this year. (I had to take full advantage of my mother doing […]

Holiday Butter Cookies

I’m attending a lot of virtual parties around blogland, and I think for at least some of them, we we’re supposed to bring virtual treats. That reminded me that way back in October when I was making these… and these… for the Nie Cookie Auction, and my 100th post giveaway, I promised to share the […]

Happy Halloween!

Are we all Halloween-ed out, yet? I hope not, ’cause I still have some stuff to share. First off… I won! Remember this invitation? Well, it won the prize for “most boo-tiful design” over at Living Locurto’s Halloween Party. Check it out to see lots of other great ideas! And it may be a little […]

Cookies are painted!

Just a quick post to say that the Hand-Painted Halloween Butter Cookies for the “Cookies for Nie Sale” and for my 100th post give away are all painted. Don’t worry, I will post recipes and tips soon for any of you who are crazy enough to try these at home. It was also our church […]

#100–Give oh GIVEAWAY!

The big #100 is here (100 posts on My Insanity), and it is a time of giving! First of all a couple of things I have received… Pink and Green Mama GAVE me this award. You’ll have to go here to read all of the nice things she said about me. Thanks so much! Also, […]

Cookies for Nie–UPDATE!

UPDATE: Thanks to some generous and wonderful human beings, both of our sets of cookies have sold! Yea!!! I will share recipes and photos when they ship (Barry probably won’t though–he’s kind of selfish that way). BUT there are still lots of other yummy-sounding cookies availiable, since Landra is extending the sale! But hurry…cause when […]

It’s Auction Time! (MONDAY ONLY!)

It’s time for the Great Cookie Auction, benefiting plane crash victims, Stephanie (Nie Nie) & Christian Nielson. Bidding begins at 8:00am (Arizona time-which is the same as Pacific Time, right now, I believe) Monday, Sept. 22, over at this website. For more on why I am participating, click here. For more about the reason for […]