Monday, December 17, 2012

1st Annual Cookie Exchange

This weekend I hosted my first ever cookie exchange. Even though I knew it would be a crazy time for a lot of the friends and family I have, I wanted to give a chance for a few of us to get together. I was so very thankful for everyone that was able to come out and put forth the effort in making their cookies.

I honestly have never made homemade cookies before. I found a cute Pinterest reindeer recipe and went with it. Although, Charli and I may have had a flare up or seven because she hates peanut butter. But with a lot of reminders that there would be plenty of others to eat she was okay. My cookies turned out a little silly looking and probably were laughed and made fun of at all of the reindeer games, but they were tasty!

All of the cookies were so delicious, and even after everyone packed baggies to go I have a dining room table still full. I am sharing with Sunday School teachers , bus drivers and doctors offices (Bryar was diagnosed with croup this morning. Please pray he gets well quickly) I had a great time spending girl time with the ladies and listen to the kids play so hard.

I am excited to continue to tradition and let it continue to grow in the coming years. Now I shall go get a sugar high while baby B is resting.



















4 comments:

Lexie Loo, Lily Boo, and Dylan Too! said...

How fun! It is a great tradition. We just had our 2nd annual cookie/book exchange yesterday.

Jess Norden said...

Fun, fun!!!! We went to a Cookie Exchange on Sunday, and it was a blast!! I love traditions like these - it's always fun to "force" ourselves to get together and just relax :)

sarah @ life {sweet} life said...

Everything is so cute!! Looks like a wonderful time..so fun! :)

Candice said...

Beautiful decor!!

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