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Julia M. Usher

Graduation Cookie Stencil Sale, April 13-20! Featured

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Treat your graduate to something especially sweet - cookies! And . . . to help you with these cookies, my partner Confection Couture Stencils and I have just the sale for you this week! Get 10% off all graduation-themed cookie, cake, and barista stencils with code GRAD10 at checkout. Sale starts on April 13 and expires on April 20. Enjoy! SHOP HERE: https://www.confectioncoutures...tion-cookie-stencils NOTE: Above cookies and photo by Confection Couture Stencils; stencil also designed by...Read More...

Press 'N' Pop Fondant Press

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Hi all, Dan here from Press 'N' Pop. I'd love for you to check out our new fondant press tool. Let us know what you think. Presale is on now. www.pressnpop.comRead More...
Julia M. Usher

New Site Policy Regarding Spotlight, Challenge, and Other Notifications Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 1 reply Elke Hoelzle
Hi, all! To this day, I've always notified every honoree of every Practice Bakes Perfect challenge, Saturday Spotlight , site artist designation, and any other special Cookie Connection awards program, regardless of whether that person has private messaging enabled on this site. As a result, I often spend hours notifying people individually through email when notifications could happen much more efficiently via a group private message on this site. Effective immediately, I will only be...Read More...

Clear, Shiny Glaze for Stamped Cookies?

· in Technique Tips · 5 replies C Econlady C EconladyJulia M. Usher
Hi, all. I am getting ready to make cookies to celebrate the 95th birthday of a dear friend. I have ordered a portrait cookie stamp of her likeness. (as seen in this link ) I didn't want to have just the baked sugar cookie with it normal matte finish, but was hoping to use some type of clear glaze that will dry with a shiny finish and then package them in cello bags with a nice topper. Can anyone suggest a recipe for a clear glaze? Or is there a product that I...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

No Saturday or Sunday Spotlight After All!

· in Important Admin Notices · 1 reply Econlady
Hi, all! Despite my hope to resume Spotlight s this past weekend, my travel and work demands here in Maine this week just won't allow it. I am trying to finish a four-year-long home renovation and am meeting movers tomorrow who are returning all of our belongings out of storage. I have 160 or more boxes, containing about five tons of stuff (seriously), to unpack in just five days. We return to Missouri on Saturday (April 3), hopefully still in one piece, and I will try to write the next...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

A Warm Welcome to Our April Site Artist! Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 8 replies IcingsugarkeksElke HoelzleElke HoelzleElke HoelzleJulia M. Usher
Making monthly site art updates really underscores how quickly time flies! It seems like just yesterday that I posted @Vanilla & Me 's charming cherry blossom cookies for March, and now it's already April. Wow! Where do the hours in the day go?! I'm hoping you've all had a great first quarter (!) of the year, and that you've had at least a little time to stop and smell the roses! I'm eager to reveal this month's talented artist, but before I do, I have a few housekeeping notes. As you...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

Mother's Day Cookie Stencil Sale, Courtesy of Julia!

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Hi, all! My stencil partner Confection Couture Stencils and I have another treat for you this week! Starting on Tuesday, March 30, you can get 10% off all Mother’s Day cookie, cake, and barista stencils on my partner’s site, including my latest “Pretty as a Flower” Dynamic Duos ™ sets, which were just released last week! Simply use code MOM10 at checkout before April 6 . Enjoy! SHOP MOTHER’S DAY STENCILS HERE: https://www.confectioncoutures...mothers-day-stencils BUY MY “PRETTY AS A FLOWER”...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

Saturday Spotlight Not Until Sunday or Monday

· in Important Admin Notices · 1 reply Tina at Sugar Wishes
Hi, all! If you missed my memo from last weekend, I am celebrating my husband's birthday this weekend and traveling much of the weekend to deal with my long-distance home renovation next week. (Hopefully, we will be moving furniture back in after three long years of renovating . . .) Probably needless to say, it's an extremely busy and stressful time for me. I am going to do the Spotlight this week, but I won't be able to start it until Sunday after I get to my next location, so it may not...Read More...

Best Projector Available in EU

· in Tools · 1 reply Julia M. Usher
Hi, all, I am a Malta-based cookier and looking for a projector to help improve my decorating and efficiency. On searching the forum and online, all the recommended projectors seem to be available only from the US (Aaxa, Artlii, Vamvo, etc). The shipping fees, taxes and duty fees end up doubling the cost of the projector, which seems wasteful. Are there any European cookiers who would recommend their projector? Thanks in advance, Sarah 🤎Read More...