It’s one of my very favorite things to get pictures from cool client parties, and it’s even more incredible when those clients are colleagues that I admire! Melissa at Buckets of Grace thought on the Gingerbread Christmas Cookie printables for an entire year before she hosted her family gingerbread house party. And I just love all the details she came up with!

I just love what she did with those IKEA frames, and how cool is it that Santa showed up?? You can see many more wonderful pictures at the Buckets of Grace site.
Like the printables? They are our Gingerbread Christmas cookie set from here, available in the shop!
penguin cheery wreath

My daughter begged for a Christmas party this year—lucky for her it doesn’t take much excuse for me to start designing an event! It was a fun experience planning this party; Maddie was there every step giving her input on what games to play, what food we should eat and what we should drink and give out as favors.  The front rooms of the house were decked out for the party in red and green with { Read More! }

chocolate cherry chunk cookies

I'm excited to start thinking about all the Christmas cookie baking I'm about to do for friends and family this year.  There are always a few I bake every single year, and every single year I get asked for the recipe! As part of my cookie packaging, this time I'm including Christmas Cookie Love recipe cards that match the rest of my Gingerbread Christmas Cookie printable collection. And in the { Read More! }


I know that Nicole from Tikkido definitely had a few chuckles when she read my post about my gingerbread house making fiasco. And after she stopped rolling on the floor, she sent me an email where she graciously offered to right all my wrongs. On top of being a master artisan, creating pieces like these: and planning parties like the Fairy Party she threw for her daughter, she has baked and { Read More! }

christmas cookies gingerbread 1

Sometimes you make insane decisions that are a little painful to live through, but in the end end up OK. Deciding to make an 18 inch tall gingerbread house from scratch for a dessert table spread (and everything else on the dessert table) when you've never made a gingerbread house in your life squarely falls in that category! But nothing ventured, nothing gained. I learned quite a few valuable { Read More! }