Sprinkles from Anne

My blog is like sprinkles on a cookie: A little something extra!

CookieCon or BUST!

February 11, 2020

The Flour Box team leaves for CookieCon in two weeks and we couldn't be more excited! We are literally going to take the Flour Box show on the road. Think fun cookie products, exciting cookie decorating demos, and meet members of our amazing team!!

Here's our staging area right now!! (organized chaos at it's best!)

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How to Make Valentine Paint-Your-Own Cookies

January 21, 2020

The most perfect Valentine cookie activity for kids has to be painting cookies. These are commonly called PYO cookies - stands for Paint-Your-Own.

Not only are these cookies super easy to make and fun for kids to paint, there is virtually no clean up at the end of the party. They are great for a sleepover activity, birthday parties, and classroom parties. 

Check out this in-depth cookie tutorial to learn what supplies you'll need, how to make these cookies, and tips for painting. 



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How to Freeze Cookies and Dough AND ICING

January 13, 2020

When it comes to cookie decorating, one of the most under appreciated tools in your kitchen might be your freezer! Your freezer will be helpful throughout the decorating process, especially with a very large cookie order, a busy cookie holiday season, or even just balancing a cookie project with a busy life schedule.

Before we get started, I want to mention that sometimes people can be uncertain about freezing. It's not cheating. It's not a short-cut. It's a tool in your kitchen that can help you be more efficient. So be confident if you choose to freeze after reading this post.

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Black Friday 2019 Sneak Peak

November 25, 2019

We are so excited for the Black Friday weekend! Check out these deals that will be available starting at 6am (EST) on Friday, Nov 29th and will end at midnight on Monday Dec. 2. Limited quantities on all deals! Free Shipping on U.S. Orders over $25 We are running free shipping on...

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It's been a BIG YEAR of CHANGES for The Flour Box!!

November 7, 2019

No doubt, it's been a big year of changes for the The Flour Box. Here's the lowdown on what we've been up to in 2019... This video is a great overview, BUT, if you want the nitty gritty details, scroll down to read the full post! We moved the shop!  In June,...

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How to Decorate FIVE Thanksgiving Cookies

October 30, 2019

Gratitude is such a big part of my life and I think that is why I love Thanksgiving so much! I love the food, my family, and of course I love making Thanksgiving cookies! In today's tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make turkeys, pilgrims, pie slices, trees and leaves...

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How to Decorate FIVE Cozy Fall Cookies

October 16, 2019

I love decorating fall cookies! Maybe it's because I love everything about fall!! The cooler weather, the changing of the leaves, hot lattes and puffy vests!!! And because fall is the perfect time to get cozy, I created the Cozy Fall cookie set! I went a little non-traditional with the...

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How to Decorate Cute Halloween Cookies (and KIT)

September 20, 2019

This Halloween, impress your party guests and trick-or-treaters with adorable Halloween cookie sets! For this tutorial, I’m so excited to show you step-by-step how to make 3 adorable Halloween designs that pair with a stencil. The designs work well as a collection or in pairs to make cute cookie box...

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How to Decorate a Donut Cat Cookie

September 10, 2019

Totally cute and unique, these Donut Cat cookies will delight your party guests. And with only 3 icing colors and a POP from sprinkles, I promise these are easy to make! It's birthday season in our house. Both of the my girls have birthdays within 2.5 weeks apart. It's a...

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Five Tips for Decorating MINI Cookies

September 4, 2019

Mini cookies are everywhere! Probably because making mini cookies is the best!! Check out this tutorial with FIVE tips to maximize the fun with mini cookies! (which means keeping things as easy as possible).  Check out the video to watch these cookies being decorated!  Tip #1 Keep all your mini cookies...

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How to Decorate Six Football Cookies

August 27, 2019

It’s time to show your team spirit! I’m kicking off football season with this tutorial that features 6 football themed cookies! You can make them too – just personalize the cookies with your team colors!  In this tutorial, I’ll show you step-by-step how to make a player cookie, a helmet,...

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How to Decorate a Soft Serve Ice Cream Cone Cookie

July 8, 2019

The best cones have ice cream so tall it almost topples over! Check out this quick view of the Soft Serve Ice Cream Cone cookie. I’m in full summer decorating mode (which means keeping things as easy as possible) and this project features a simple approach with 3 icing colors...

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Vintage Bathing Beauties - a tribute to my mom

July 1, 2019

Last summer, Melanie at Killer Zebras invited me to participate in her annual calendar project that benefits a charity - A New Dawn. She let us pick our month and I was so grateful July was available.  July is special to me because July 1st is my mom's birthday. I...

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WE ARE OPEN - Our NEW [online] Shop

June 17, 2019

Have you heard? WE MOVED... just our physical location. You can still find our shop at www.flourboxbakery.com! We are settled in after our big move and the shop is back online and we are shipping orders! Why did we move?? After 7 years in our 'two-car bakery', Flour Box was bursting...

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We're Moving! (the next big step in our Cookie Adventure)

May 31, 2019

After 7 years in our 'two-car bakery', Flour Box is bursting at the seams and so we are taking the next big step in our cookie adventure! WE ARE MOVING! On June 12th, we are moving both family and business to Centre Hall, PA (about 15 minutes from our current...

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