Skip to main content

It's all about the national pasttime people!

So this week, along with all of the 50th anniversary goodies (which by the way I am still baking), I made cookies for my niece and nephews' softball and baseball teams.  Talk about a fun set of cookies to do!  And to get paid by your sister is always gratifying too, now that I think about it.

For those of you that don't know, I am a perfectionist.  To the point that it's unhealthy.  Because I constantly pick apart my personal performances. Never anyone else's, just mine.  So of course I super stressed over the color of these softballs. I mean, how the heck was I supposed to make neon "safety" green royal icing.  But it all worked out surprisingly.  I even had to mix an extra batch because I didn't make enough and got it matched.  I can't even tell a difference in the two batches of color, maybe because I was praying to the cookie gods during the entire process.  Another perfectionist/OCD trigger is lettering.  It's my weakest skill.  But thanks to Callye over at I ordered PME #1.5 tips, and boy she wasn't kidding!  These things are the Cadillacs of the piping tip world!!!  It's not my weakness anymore.  Thank you Callye!!

I had so much, and I mean so much fun making these Texas Rangers "T" baseballs.  I'm seriously hoping for a ton of orders on these so I can just keep making them.  The baseball bats (or turkey legs, as my hobby joked, he's such a comedian) were a perfect compliment to the baseballs too!

I'm a football fan by heart, but I enjoyed these cookies so much I might just watch some baseball now. With a beer.  And a hot dog, can't forget the hot dog. Ok, now I'm hungry...  

Have a great weekend! :)



Popular posts from this blog

A wedding to remember...

One of my best friends, Sarah, got married this past December.  I was lucky enough to get to do all of her cakes and desserts for the reception and gift bags. It was the biggest order I've ever done, and it was so amazing and wonderful to get to be a part of Sarah and Jeffs' special day. My frIend, Ashley Rutland, who owns Ashley Rutland Photography, did the photos for the wedding.  She is an amazing photographer in the DFW area and if you're around here you should really check her out! Ashley had a friend of hers, a blogger named Kim, do a write up of the wedding.  Kim's an amazing mom, wife, and blogger, and you can read her blog here at: I wanted to share her write up with you.  It really encompasses the atmosphere and feeling of the wedding, and Sarah and Jeff as well!! Winter weddings always seem to capture a certain type of elegance that can only be enhanced by the magic of the sea

Easter weekend

This past Easter was a really special one in my family.  My youngest nephew, the baby of the family, received his First Communion and Confirmation.  It was an amazing time and it went by way too fast. His parents are my husband's brother and his wife.  They are very special to my family and I.  My sister-in-law's family, her sister, brothers, and parents are very special to us too.  I am very blessed.  Some people are lucky enough to have in-laws that they are close to, but I get 2 sets for the price of 1.  Sometimes my sis- in- law jokes that I was a member of her family before I was even a member of my hubby's...  There are not enough words for how much I love them.... Getting to be a part of our nephew's special day, and spending Easter with them, was so amazing and special.  I loved getting to do his cake and some cookies for him, and I also got the opportunity to make some cookies for his CCD teachers.  I think that making religious cookies and cakes is

Lots of New Stuff!!

Hello All! I know it has been a L-O-N-G time since I have blogged.  The last year has just been such an amazing experience!  The bakery has grown so much, and the love and support that I feel from everyone is just completely overwhelming and I just can't say thank you enough!  I love all of you!  I just wanted to drop a quick note to let everyone know that there have been updates to all of the pictures, CAKES, COOKIES, CUPCAKES (which is now CUPCAKES &CAKE POPS), and OTHER GOODIES.  I have also added a flavor list of all of our cake, cupcake, cake pop, icing/fillings, and cookie flavors. I also wanted to let you all know that I WILL be blogging more from now on.  It is something that although brief, was something that I loved to do and I miss it all of the time.  So be looking out for new blog posts and again thank you all for all of your support and love over the last year!! Jen