Little bitty house cookie

As demonstrated by my childhood afternoons spent rearranging the miniature furniture in the doll house my Dad made in his spare time, I have always loved all things little bitty (kind of like Alan Jackson), especially if the collection of little things depicts a past I never knew, like a Victorian manor – or something magical – like a tiny fairy home carved out of a bright red toadstool, nestled safely in a grassy nook. This little cookie set (mushroom house with tiny winged homeowner) were wrapped cookie favors made to celebrate a 5 year old’s birthday.  I loved figuring
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Fairy Cameos and Jolly Rogers

I’ve got a friend whose a fan of fairies. The flower-capped bits of magic that spark in a young child’s imagination and glow on in a mother’s cozy memory. This year, Stacey hosted her third annual fairy party in our neighborhood park. Puffs of glitter, or “fairy clues” lead our eager band to a treasure hidden by pirates. After a winding and wonderful walk through the park, we landed at the threshold of the fairies’ home, visible for only a while until all the jewels were found, treats were gobbled and play was had…. To help the fairies (and their
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