Now before you all start feeling bad for him — I did give him one… he chose to give it to the neighbor though! Not my fault!
Anyway, the cookies were for a 2nd birthday party of a friend in Marion. Funny enough, I met her through my friend from Ireland who is currently living in Texas. I don’t know why, but I find it amusing that it takes someone from Ireland to introduce me to someone in Marion!
Aaron, Averie and I ended up at Pumpkinfest instead of the party, but it looks like she had a great time — if nothing else, the birthday girl’s outfit was ADORABLE! Although I’m pretty sure that kid could make anything look adorable!
Anyway — just thought I’d throw in a little behind the scenes peek at how icing a cookie works in this house – excuse the camera phone pictures, I’d lost my camera charger (it’s since been found, no worries)!
It’s not always perfect and happy though — sometimes I “break the dam” and some of the icing spills off the side.
Those are Averie’s favorite cookies though, since it means she’ll get to play with one!
I actually really like how the royal icing transfers make sure that the “2” stays clear and white while the sprinkles only stick to the pink icing! I’m positive I can use that technique in the near future…
Averie, however, is clearly only concerned with how long I’m going to make her wait before she can eat the cookie!
Fear not, she got to eat the cookie…. the next day. Unfortunately that’s how long it takes for the icing to dry!!! She’s been around enough batches of cookies though that she knows the drill by this point…
Anyway — Happy birthday Mackenzie! Hope the party was a blast!!! And thank you to Sarah too, for being one of the first people to buy cookies from me!!