Happy Birthday Noahsaurus!

Posted on February 28th, 2013 in Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes

In the next few days I’ll be adding several post of desserts I have made… in the past. Lets say, ways back in the past.

2012 was a year of lots of sweets and treats that unfortunately didn’t get posted. So I am planning of showing the pictures and later adding the very important details about each and every event.

So with that, and and apology to my own son, we’ll get started with this post.


This was all for my Noah’s 4th birthday party.

JPIII Collage


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Happy Birthday my sweet boy! He is my little Noahsaurus.

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Bernese Mountain Dog Cookies for Banks

Posted on February 12th, 2013 in Cookies

I have mixed feeling about the following post.

I absolutely love making sugar cookies, but this time I was a little bit sad during the process of baking and decorating these set of cookies.

They were designed to ‘celebrate’ the good life of a gorgeous dog who unfortunately passed away, Banks, a Bernese Mountain Dog.

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BMD Banks 1

Usually this tricolor  Swiss breed  has a patch of widely spread white hair on top of the head.

Banks had a distinctive line of white hair, more like a triangle. So I focused on that particular feature when creating all of his cookies.

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This is my third set of BMD cookies.  You can see previous posts here and here. In this particular set I included four different designs.

BMD Banks Collage

I think this is by far my favorite design. The green leaves make the dog image pop up a little bit more, I think.

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The cookies were  meant to be shared with family and friends of this wonderful dog.  Here one more time is Banks, the beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog.

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I tried to capture his image the best I could. His owner was very happy to receive the cookies and like I told him, the cookies were made with love and always thinking of his beloved Banks.

Bernese Mountain Dog Cookies

Posted on January 20th, 2013 in Cookies

Calling ALL dog lovers out there…

A few years back, 2009 to be exact, I worked on some dog cookies. Bernese Mountain Dog cookies to be specific.

I am by no means an expert, but before having  my children (you know, back when I actually had time to watch tv) I watched so many Best in Show and AKC episodes that I learnt a thing or two about certain breeds. If you are not familiar with this breed, let me share with you a what I know about the Bernese Mountain Dog.

The Bernese Mountain Dog (BMD) is absolutely beautiful and large in size. They are recognizable by their striking tri-color coats (brown, black and white) and they belong to the  working group. They are very strong dogs yet very gentle. They are the perfect family breed, very suitable for children. And those eyes… those beautiful eyes… the look they give you can melt anyone’s heart. This Swiss breed  loves the cold weather and snow (brrrrr).

Oh yeah, back to the cookies.

I received a request to make some BMD cookies. Molly had seen my cookies from 2009 and asked me to design some cookies to celebrate her dear Beau’s birthday.

So in honor of Beau’s birthday, we have some Bernese Mountain Dog cookies.


The sugar cookies are covered in sweet royal icing and the dog design is made out of chocolate, therefore not suitable for dogs. This particular design I used on the cookies I made a few years ago. The only difference is that the design on the BMD cookies from 2009 were made out of royal icing. I think I like this new version better.


I decided to make a different design and focus on the face, but I waited to see a picture of the real Beau to make sure that I added his features. Do you see the little tongue coming out of his mouth?


If you see closely to the cookie in the middle, I added a birthday hat. The name was simply added with an edible marker. See at the end of the post for Decorating Tips.


Beau goes to a doggy daycare so the cookies were meant to be shared with the caretakers. They were actually going to be having a birthday party for Beau! How exciting! Beau was also going to be celebrated at home with family members so the cookies were special favor gifts.




So what do you think? I absolutely loved them!!!

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Here’s the gorgeous Beau!

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Happy Birthday Beau!!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday.

Thank You Molly for giving me the opportunity to work again on these cookies.


Decorator’s Tip – Working with edible markers.

If you are planning on doing any type of writing or scribbling on a cookie, make sure that the cookies is completely dry before touching it with your edible marker. I love using Americolor edible markers, but Wilton markers work well also and they are more easily accessible. Americolor markers can be found online while Wilton markers can be purchased at local craft stores or even Wal-Mart.

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