November 24, 2012
A local bride and her mother decided they wanted favors for the wedding guests arriving in Nashville for their wedding. The bride chose a western boot, an autumn leaf and an acorn. I was nervous about shipping 3 cookies wrapped in one bag, but out of 360 cookies only 3 broke!
At least I am not the only one turning 50 this year! My childhood friend who lives in Burlington, Vermont invited me up to celebrate at her party on Columbus day weekend. This is the platter I made for her. I love the "Bellbottom" font I used for the 1962. I wish I had had time to use it on the crowns as well.
I was honored to be ask by my friend Jill who lives in Wisconsin to be one of the many cookiers contributing to the Go Bo Foundation for a community bake sale to raise money for the Foundation. You must go and read about Bo's courageous life and decisions about dying from cancer. He was truly a remarkable soul. His color was orange and I got my inspiration from Jill's own cookies and drawings for this cause. Her stick figures inspired my own cookies using an orange ribbon as the main design: