Monday, April 22, 2013

Our Newest Additions


We have been so busy lately that we realized that it has been ages since we added anything new to our shop.  So it is with great fanfare that we introduce to you our newest additions.

First we have this absolutely adorable Carriage and Crown set https://www.etsy.com/listing/128657826/carriage-and-crowns-one-dozen-decorated?.  One of our all time favorites.  Originally created to coordinate with the amazing party from Nikka at TripleMCelebrations www.facebook.com/TripleMGoodParties we received so many requests for a set that we knew we had to add it to our shop.  The set is a mix of medium and platter cookies.  We include the carriage, magic wand and crowns and we can also do a coordinating castle, monogram and number.   As always, you can customize your colors so this set works perfectly for your little prince or princess or for the King or Queen in your life.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/128657826/carriage-and-crowns-one-dozen-decorated?


Next up is our smoking hot Firefighter set https://www.etsy.com/listing/128653311/firefighter-1-dozen-mixed-size-decorated?.  Your little first responder will love these awesome cookies.  The set is also a mixed size set and includes a fire helmet, badge, cute as heck dalmatian complete with paw prints.  We can also include a fire truck, monogram and number with flame effects.  This set looks just a s cool in hot pink so your little firefighterette will love these just as much as the boys.



https://www.etsy.com/listing/128653311/firefighter-1-dozen-mixed-size-decorated?


Lastly, our next set is a real horror story.  Every once in a while you come across a real monster and this set is all that and more https://www.etsy.com/listing/128660479/monster-cookies-one-dozen-platter-sized?.  Fortunately these monsters are the absolute cutest you've ever seen.  Originally created for the super talented Michelle at CamrynJolee www.etsy.com/shop/camrynjolee
we knew that these guys were not going to be afraid to stick around after Halloween.  This set includes an assortment of monsters, googly eyeballs and goo splats in the color scheme of your choice.  We can also add in a name, monograms and numbers.  The set is available in all three sizes and we are also doing a coordinated set of mini and cupcake toppers of googly eyes and goo splats.  So when your little monster is screaming for a roaring good time be sure to think of these little monsters!


https://www.etsy.com/listing/128660479/monster-cookies-one-dozen-platter-sized?

Hope you like these new sets and of course, we welcome your comments, thoughts and opinions.  




For more information on these or to see much more of our work please visit our shop at www.batches.Etsy.com

Monday, April 1, 2013

YOU KNOW, I ALREADY HAVE A BLOG



I have been telling Lisa for months that we need to have a blog.  Its a great way to stay in touch with our loyal cookie cravers and make some new ones.  So I spent the last few days doing some research and began setting up a blog.   I started playing with some templates and after about 10 straight hours of messing around came up with a pretty decent starting point.  I excitedly called her into my office to show her what I had created.  She looked at the screen and then looked me in the eye and said "you know I already have a blog.  I just don't have the time to update it."  It was at that moment when I realized that I must truly love this woman because if I didn't I would have killed her, chopped her into small pieces and run her through a wood chipper ... twice.  So having sacrificed 10 hours of my life that I will never get back and wasting 2 more stewing and plotting my wife's demise I decided to move on because the thought of never having one of her chocolate chocolate chip cookies again was just too much to bear.  If you have ever had one you would know what I mean. 

So with that in mind I think my first blog post ever will be dedicated to my wife's delicious cookies.  Now I know you're all saying we know her cookies are delicious that's why we keep coming back..duh. While I agree that her iced sugar cookies are very tasty and oh so cute it is not those cookies that I am referring to.  It is these bad boys that keep me coming back for more and that has saved me from a lengthy prison sentence on more than one occasion:




I can't describe the feeling that I get when I open the door and smell these delicious confectionery marvels in the oven.  Its like wrapping yourself in a warm chocolate scented blanket fresh from the dryer.   She likes to spice them up a bit from time to time adding fresh cherries, white chocolate chips, peanut butter, macadamia nuts etc. but I am a purist.  I just love the chocolate chocolate chip cookies.  She started making these for me 20 years ago because I was hooked on Grandma's Chocolate Fudge Chip Cookies.  I used to buy them in 7/11, two to a pack, and wash them down with a chocolate Nestle's Quick.  Then 7/11 stopped carrying them.  After a week she found me curled up in a ball in my office quivering going through withdrawal.  I admitted to her that I was a junkie and she became my new dealer. 
These cookies gave birth to an empire.  She quickly added others like these amazing chocolate peanut butter bars:

and these chocolate chip and their Hawaiian cousins the macadamia chocolate chip:
After nearly 25 years of marriage all I need to do is catch a whiff of these mouthwatering morsels baking in the ovens and I fall in love all over again. 
So, to keep my marriage strong and to ensure Lisa's well being order a few dozen of these delicious treats.  You can always throw them on a baking pan, pop them in the oven at a low temp and warm them until they fill the whole house with that fresh baked smell.  Serve them hot and gooey to your significant other with a nice cold glass of milk (or Nestles Quick) and who knows, it may just save your relationship...or your life.
Stayed tuned for more posts.  I will be writing at least weekly to share any new designs or cute cookie sets that we did for the week and sometimes just to share some fun news or facts. I have never blogged before and welcome any and all suggestions as to how to make this site more enjoyable and informative so feel free to share your thoughts and opinions..
All of these cookies, and others, are available in our ETSY shop.