Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Let Summer Begin....

Today is the first day of Summer Holidays for the kids....I love this time of year! So as you can see I did not make a card, I made the kids some cookies to mark the occasion! I saw these adorable little palm tree cookie cutters and decided to make them up! I had these little white pails I had bought a couple years ago at Michaels and always wanted to use them, but did not know what do with them....well, voila........I stuck my palm tree inside of them with some brown sugar to resemble the sand at the beach!!!! What do ya think!!! The kids loved them. I used my sugar cookie recipe,which I posted a couple of days ago. So hip hip horray for all of us celebrating a wonderful summer with our kids!!!!! Enjoy your day!

14 comments:

  1. Fantastic idea. Love the little bucket and the idea of brown sugar as sand - brilliant!

    Kim xx

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  2. How fun Christine! I bet the kids loved them - what a wonderful way to start the summer vacation! Let's hope the sun keeps shining!
    Hugs, Danielle

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  3. Wow Christine, your Grandkids are lucky having a fantastic Grandma like you!!
    I bet they love their holiday times with you,(I would) Brilliant idea to put the cookie in the sugar, just looks like sand, very clever. Have a nice time with them. Debbiexx

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  4. Oh my gosh... I LOVE this idea.. The brown sugar for the sand.. This is awesome.. I can see why they loved these.. What a great mom.. I love having no schedule all summer.. Yippee..

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  5. Hi Christine, Very cute!! GREAT IDEA sweetie..... I swear I want to live next door to you!!!!!! LOL........

    When we watched the draft a few of the kids that played hockey with my youngest son from here were drafted... Very fun to watch that. I so wish that son's lungs were normal since illness and he could have kept going. It might have been hom. WHO KNOWS... LOL
    hugs, Janiel

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  6. OOOH yummy Christine!!! These look awesome!!
    hugs,
    Rachel

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  7. What an awesome idea..It looks so yummy..Im sure the kids loved them..
    Hugs, Linda

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  8. Christine you have so many wonderful ideas!! They look delicious!! Hope you all have a great summer together,
    Angela x

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  9. Hi Christine - the cookie loks fab . What a great idea , i bet they went down really well
    Lisa ;)

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  10. Fabulous palm tree cookies and I love your 4th July picnic basket! Hugs, Lesley

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  11. You are such a cool Mom! Awesome!

    Robin

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  12. Wow, these would go nice with a good cup of tea with a friend, hint hint!! Fabulous cookies.
    Hugs xx
    Carolyn

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