Monday, June 22, 2009

Quite the Cookie Surprise

  What a great weekend! I hope you all had a swell one as well—the blogs I’ve been up-to-date on all seem like you did something great for Father’s day, which is super!

  I won my second blog giveaway which was pretty exciting! Christy over at Christy's Kitchen Creations. I always loved reading and viewing her practical recipes and was super excited when her and a friend decided to follow their dreams and open a bakery called Decadent Dreams Bakery. Then once I saw the darling cookie bouquets and such I was waiting for an occasion to order them—of course then I won the Father’s Day Cookie Giveaway! Christy contacted me and asked what my dad liked so they could customize. I said he is all about tools and always in his garage and “workshop” making things, fixing things, etc. The cookies turned out so cute and tasted awesome too! I would head on over to her bakery if you need any custom cookie bouquets and other goodies made! Thanks so much Christy!




CIMG0087 The Saw


Pliers and Hammer



Also I picked up a magazine recently that I hadn’t seen or read before. It’s the Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade.


My Thoughts: I would give it a 6 out of 10. It is a new magazine so I am sure they are still going to improve. I think it’d be super for families that love to cook quick meals using prepared products; for me, I like cooking from scratch and taking a longer time in the kitchen. The layout was ok, not much ads. It had really cool decorating ideas using cheap items too. Would I buy it again? Probably not.


Peanut Butter Swirl said...

awww the #1 dad cookie is precious :)

Healthy Beach Bum said...

Love those cookies :) The saw, pliers, and hammer are adorable.. the perfect father's day gift!

Krista said...

Those are great cookies!!! My hub woulda enjoyed those for Father's Day, too!

Jenny said...

congrats on the giveaway win.. those cookies are PRECIOUS.. and i love the personalized touch with the saws and hammers.. so cute! Hope poppabear liked them!

Happy monday, doll :)

Anonymous said...

How lucky are you? your second win! Those cookies look so adorable.