Author Archives: CheerfulMomma

About CheerfulMomma

I am a Royal-Icing-decorated-cookie hobbyest/addict, who works part-time in Healthcare, and full-time tending to my husband, three school-aged children and one lovely Barbet (French Water Dog). I live in rural Nova Scotia, Canada.

Easter Cookies

Oh, there is something so lovely about a white rabbit and pastel-coloured cookies, heralding Easter and the promise of spring! (It truly is only a promise, since today, the first supposed full day of spring, we are experiencing a Nor’easter!) … Continue reading

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Gopher Valentine Cookies

Why make Gopher Valentine Cookies, you ask…?? The short answer is that it is a school mascot. (I’m not sure why, mind you, as it is not an animal that is native to our part of Canada.) The long answer … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Cookie Set

I designed a set of Valentine’s Day Cookies for my daughter to sell for charity fundraising. It needed to be basic, to speed up production, and somewhat gender-neutral in theme, to appeal to a broad market. There are so many Valentine’s … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Cookies

There is something magical about New Year’s Eve, and the start of a new calendar year. Perhaps it is just because it is another opportunity to get together with family and friends. Regardless, I chose to mark the celebration with … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

Wow! Christmas is almost here! Here are some pictures of our Christmas Cookies and the story behind them…

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Halloween Cookies

My daughter and I designed a set of Halloween cookies as a fundraiser for charity and took reservations. For now we design around what we can fit in a single layer in an 8 ½” x 11″ clear top box, … Continue reading

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3-D Printed Cookie Cutters

I’m sorry, but I enjoy technology, and although I do not consider myself an expert, I am not intimidated to tackle it either. Thus, when my daughter and I started designing cookie sets to sell as a means to raise funds for charity, … Continue reading

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