Monday, January 30, 2012

It's A....Big Reveal, Part 2!

In case you missed Part 1, some friends who are expecting their second baby asked me to be a part of the Big Reveal of their baby's gender.  The couple planned to have dinner with both sides of their family and wanted to share the Big Reveal moment with grandparents, aunts & uncles.  So, they entrusted me with the envelope containing that one special word and I set to work on some cookies...I dropped the cookies off at Dad's work on Friday.  Here's my version of the the Big Reveal & a photo of the expectant Parents and Big-Brother-To-Be

It's A Boy!
Congratulations to Mom & Dad, & Big Brother P!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Happy Year of the Dragon!

Happy New Year!  
2012 is the Year of the Dragon and I recently had a request for cookies for a dinner party celebrating the Chinese New Year.
At first we talked about a dragon...
 However, this guy is 1) huge!  (5" wide x 4" tall) and 
2) a bit fairy-tale for an adult dinner party.
So, to match the invitation and decor we settled on this...
The Chinese character for Dragon!

Years of the dragon are
1904 * 1916 * 1928 * 1940 * 1952 * 1964 * 1976 * 1988 * 2000
Were you born under the sign of the dragon?
Some terms to describe those born under the sign of the dragon are: Innovative, Enterprising, Flexible, Self-assured, Brave & Passionate (along with Conceited, Tactless, Scrutinizing, Unanticipated & Quick tempered).

Wishing you a Peaceful and Prosperous 2012!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

It's a....BIG REVEAL!

I have had the honor of being a part of many of life's special events through my business, but this one may be the most unique and exciting to date...

Last Friday, I got a call from a great couple who is expecting their second child.  They had just had their "big" ultrasound and had elected not to find out the gender of the baby at the appointment.  Instead, they had their doctor write down the baby's gender and seal it in an envelope so that they could share the moment of excitement with their families at a dinner a few weeks later.  However, instead of simply opening the envelope at dinner, they have asked me to create cookies for them to celebrate the Big Reveal!  So, next Friday, I will deliver a gender-neutral package filled with onsie cookies...
pink or blue!
I picked up the envelope this morning from the proud father-to-be and I can't wait to get started on their cookies...I have to wait to bake, but I couldn't wait to open the envelope!

So, Pink...

Or Blue...?

What, you thought I was going to give it away?!?!?
The Big Reveal is Saturday, January 28th so I'll post an update (hopefully with a photo from the happy expectant Mom & Dad!) on Monday, January 30th!