Sprinkles from Anne

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

C is for Cake

February 28, 2010

It’s my birthday tomorrow. I’m going to be 31. In my mind, I always think I’m 27. That was the year I got married to Topher. It was such a wonderful year, I guess it is just burned in my brain forever. I hope 31 is another good year. I...

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A Snowy Day Pleaser

February 26, 2010

Is it snowing where you live? It is snowing here in Happy Valley! We have not received the tremendous amounts of snow other parts of the country have, but it is messing with my shipping times and it’s not making me happy! So, since my New Year’s resolution was to...

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Secret Keeper Girl Cookies

February 24, 2010

At the end of last year, the coordinator for the Secret Keeper Girl events contacted me about doing a special collection of cookies they could use as gifts, etc. Since I had already purchased all four books for my niece’s birthday, I was familiar with the program and super psyched...

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To Infinity and Beyond

February 21, 2010

“To Infinity and Beyond” is the mantra of a very popular spaceman…who happens to be very popular to a special 3-year-old boy I know. His mom is the scarf lady. Remember this post from a few weeks back? She custom made this for me… And now she also makes these....

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Bon Voyage!!

February 19, 2010

Traveling is awesome. I have traveled by car, plane and train, but my favorite mode of travel is cruise ship. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to cruise to a meeting or to church? I could deal with that. Stop at the pool or the buffet or play a little shuffle board...

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A Cookie Challenge for the Championship

February 17, 2010

This must be the week of challenging custom orders. I am beginning to wonder if someone has started a facebook group called ‘Stump the Baker at Flour Box’. Well, Ha Ha! You’re foiled again you mysterious group of people that probably don’t exist! Because I did it…I created a custom...

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Next Stop...Project Runway!

February 15, 2010

I am so happy to report that I survived Valentine’s Day! I baked and decorated more cookies than I had ever before and it was a learning experience. Thankfully Topher stayed by my side to help along the way. He is in charge of bag and box making. The packaging...

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Flour Box is Famous!

February 10, 2010

This is so cool! Flour Box Bakery is featured on www.homegrownhappyvalley.org! Back in December I made tiara cookies for one of the organizer’s daughters. As soon as I launched my site she told me that she wanted to put FBB on her site. What an honor! This is their adorable...

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And the winner is...

February 9, 2010

Congratulations to Jen! She is the winner of my very first cookie give-a-way! I loved her conversation heart suggestion of ’Cat’s Pajamas’! So cute! Thanks to everyone that participated! I will be hosting another give-a-way in the near future and will update friends through my email newsletter, twitter, and facebook!...

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Hunt for the Perfect Cookie Cutter (and a cookie give-a-way)

February 5, 2010

You may not realize it, but a lot of thought and effort goes into each and every cookie before it ever gets to the website as a product. Here’s a little behind-the-scenes look at how a cookie is designed and created at Flour Box Bakery. First, I brainstorm a big...

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Cat Got Your Tongue?

February 3, 2010

I get this all this all the time: “I want to order cookies for a friend/spouse/co-worker. Can you write something nice on the gift note?” So, in case you’re planning to order for Valentine’s Day and need a little inspiration for the gift note, here you go… If you’re sending...

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Handmade is Best!

January 28, 2010

The cool thing about Flour Box cookies is that they are handmade. A person pushes the rolling pin. A person individually cuts out each cookie. And a person squeezes the piping bag to create the cookie design. I think that makes the cookies taste even better! Handmade is where it’s...

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A Flurry of Activity

January 26, 2010

The first day of my new site proved to be even more exciting than I ever thought possible. Here are the highlights… First, people are ordering. After all this work, it is so satisfying to have orders coming in. I want people to enjoy looking at the cookie pics. I...

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What's in a Name??

January 22, 2010

When I originally decided to start my business it was focused on candy, and not so much on cookies. I had a dream one night of candy falling from the clouds…which is exactly how I imagine heaven to be. So, I decided to call my business ‘Taste of Heaven’. Some...

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