I Love You, Don’t Smoke…

I wrote this recipe in memory of my Nanny, who continued to buy pecan sandies for her husband Paul, long after he passed away.  She was a huge part of my life, and even though she has been gone over two years, I still miss her every day.Today I had the privilege of submitting a guest post to Frosting For the Cause.  I chose to write in honor of my Nanny.  To read her story, click on the photo below.Nanny’s Pecan Sandie Roll-Outs … continue reading

Oh @#*! Icing

*Warning if you are easily offended, stop now. I have definitely been reading my Amy Sedaris book. Come back tomorrow after my mom calls and threatens to wash my mouth out with soap, I will be back to my normal non-inflamitory self.When I was younger and first moved out on my own, I said a lot of badwords. I don't know if it was the thrill of being able to, or one of the hazards of my close proximity to a bunch of sailors … continue reading

Einstein Was Crazy, Right?

For those of you who think I am organized, or have that I have all my ducks in a row, I LOVE YOU, but its not true =( The real Callye is always behind. I am one of those gals who gets caught up in a vision, makes a huge mess and cleans it up Bernie cleans it up later. I never sit down, and I am always doing at least ten things at once, which is strange since I don’t believe in multi-tasking. Oh yes, and I also procrastinate in THE WORST … continue reading

Glorious Friends

Ever since I came across this adorable photo on my friend Glory's Flickr page, I have been dying to make cookie Valentines with my kids.  This is the photo that started it all...The problem was, even though I know my way around a cookie cutter, I'm not so patient great with paper crafts.  So, late last Sunday night I called Glory for a last-minute, one-on-one, how-to on making printables.Did I mention … continue reading

More GRRRRR-eat Valentine’s Ideas!

This idea belongs to my middle child.  Caleb is such a funny kid.  He like dinosaurs a LOT.  He might even be a little obsessed with them.  So, it wasn't any surprise that he picked dinosaur cookies for his Valentine's Day idea.For the first set, I went with the old faithfuls, dinosaurs as hearts.  These are always a hit.  I can't take credit for this idea, I think it was a Wilton thing once upon a … continue reading

I “WHEELIE” Like This Idea!

One of the joys of my new-found Twitter addiction is that I find cool stuff.  LOTS of cool stuff. Since joining, I find myself inspired almost as quickly as I can make cookies!Last week I stumbled upon these cuties, by Mique {Pronounced Mickey, like the mouse}, at Thirty Handmade Days. I KNEW immediately that I had to "COOKIE" them...So I did.  The boys were SOOOOOOOO excited, especially Evan because he got to help...Just … continue reading

I "WHEELIE" Like This Idea!

One of the joys of my new-found Twitter addiction is that I find cool stuff.  LOTS of cool stuff. Since joining, I find myself inspired almost as quickly as I can make cookies!Last week I stumbled upon these cuties, by Mique {Pronounced Mickey, like the mouse}, at Thirty Handmade Days. I KNEW immediately that I had to "COOKIE" them...So I did.  The boys were SOOOOOOOO excited, especially Evan because he got to help...Just … continue reading

Evan’s Great Idea {Spiderman Valentine’s Day Hearts}

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I thought this would be a good week for Valentine cookie projects perfect for the kids. I would like to take credit for these cookies, but I really can't.  They were actually my little boy's idea. Last year around this time, I had a special Valentine's Day project in mind for his class, so I asked him what kind of cookie he'd like to take to school.  I was thinking lips or hearts...something along those lines.  However, as usual, ol' Evan … continue reading

Since We are on the Subject…

There are just some things that a KopyKake can't help you with.  I thought about this ALL day yesterday.  Generally, I try never to make character cookies if I can help it.  They are REALLY stressful.  But when family asks...well *sigh* it's hard to say no.Most characters aren't too too bad, but those Disney characters...well they are a doozie!I have been stressing about these for over a week and have been very … continue reading

Changing Gears…

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I'll admit, I am a little behind.  I should have started Valentine's projects a week ago, but as usual, I got sidetracked! So, from here on out, that's what I will do.  Starting Monday I will begin lots of fun little projects, bake lots of cookies, introduce some new friends and recipes, and hopefully live a little life in between=) If you would like to learn how to make cookies like these, click HERE. Have a great weekend! … continue reading