Feb 14, 2012

Our Love Is Here To Stay.


Hello and Happy Valentine's Day to you! How much pink can you handle in one post? I made some bow striped sugar cookies to share with you today. The cool thing is that you make any shape, any color, whatever you feel like! Easter eggs would be fun! Or maybe a pastel star. Anything!



I started out with THIS sugar cookie recipe.

Ingredients

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.


After the dough is ready, split it into two bowls. One bowl gets more red food coloring than the other and you have red and pink.



Flatten each pile of dough and cut into 1/4 strips. Alternate red and pink to make..stripes!


Cut out your shape with a cookie cutter or free hand hearts as I did as well.


Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.


Dogs will really like these cookies....


And so will people.


And everything is better surrounded by candlelight, don't you think?



Valentine's Day is 100x's better if you have pink hair! All these years, I had no idea this was the secret to an "off the charts" Vday!





I finally got these instagram prints I ordered forever ago. It's so fun to have physical copies. Now I need to figure out a display type of situation. And order hundreds more.



Of course Gabe would get me this card for Vday.


And my favorite strawberry cupcake. Yumz.

Happy day everyone! Thanks for being amazing. ♥


XO, Coury

46 comments:

  1. hi coury, where did you order your instagram photos from?

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  2. You are gorgeous - and so are those cookies! <3 Your pink hair looks truly incredible!

    x
    Lost in the Haze: Fashion Blog

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  3. ♡ Happy Valentines to you!!! Love the Hair!!! ♡

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  4. omg your hair looks so great!! happy vday!

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  5. You are very creative babe. You are so beautiful and internal beauty of you is more than your external beauty. Thanks for shared the stuffs you have created.
    carros telecomandados

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  6. I love your pink hair! It is super cute. The pictures look amazing, and I just want to reach into my screen and grab a cookie! They look super yummy

    xx maggie
    saltandleather

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  7. Love the cookies and pink hair! What printing app did you use? Love them!

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  8. such a cute post!

    www.petiteandhungry.blogspot.com

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  9. You look so pretty, girl! :)
    And those cookies look so yummy!
    Hope you had a great Valentine's Day!
    :)

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  10. Your white dress your wearing looks too cute! Where is it from?
    Your home looks so lovely.
    Love Vicky xx
    www.wilmaandwinston.com

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  11. oh look you dyed your hair pink,so cuuute! happy valentine's too! those cakes look yummy. thanks for the recipe ❤

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  12. Such a happy post! :D

    Giveaway at my blog: http://whatislifewithoutwhimsy.blogspot.com/2012/02/random-giveaway.html

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  13. Oh your pink hair is just lovely. You should keep it for always x

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  14. i absolutely love your hair, i would love to dye mine pink but it's so hard because i have brown hair :( those cookies look lovely too! xx
    http://elliesfavouritethings.blogspot.com/

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  15. pink overload, but I LOVE it!! hehee
    envy your hair. I want pink hair too.. :P

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  16. Love the hot pink tinge to your hair, and such fun looking cookies! The print of Instagram photos is super cute. x

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  17. OMG did you dye your hair pink?! I LOVE it!!!! You look so pretty!

    Ash :o)
    ftashion

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  18. i like this...might make some one of these days

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  19. adorable!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

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  20. your so pretty
    love your style

    New outfitpost - lets pretend its summer in the winter
    www.mirfashion.blogspot.com

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  21. you look so adorable! i love the pink in your hair :)
    and those cookies look delicious!

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  22. the cookies are darling :) as are you.

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  23. Pink suites you well!
    Love that pup of yours!

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  24. Ahhh! the pink hair! so perfectly great!! I love it. fun Valentine's post!!!

    Rachel

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  25. I would love to be able to turn my instagram picts into printed polaroid style photos. can you please email me toniross31@yahoo.com whatever app it is you are using?

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  26. that's great you got your instagrams printed out! *stealing idea*

    -Gillian
    www.oystervintage.com

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  27. coury, i so dig the pink hair, the divinely delish looking cookies, & of course the photos of enchantment! :)

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  28. LOVE ALLLLLL the pink, including in your hair!!

    xxx
    www.ladyalamode.com

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  29. I LOVE the pink hair! I wish I could do that!
    xoxo-Misty

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  30. This is great V-Day inspiration :)

    Definitely loving all the shades of pink, especially the color in your hair! Also, those cookies look delicious lol Can't wait to see what you do w/ yo instragrams!!

    Cheers

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  31. mmm delicious cookies and you look simply stunning - love the pink hair

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  32. Oh my goodness, these photos are so gorgeous! You're hair looks absolutely amazing, and those biscuits look brill!

    wishfulsinfulyou.blogspot.com

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  33. You look so adorable with pink hair!
    xo Jac

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  34. Cute pictures!
    xoxo,

    http://randomdetails-qt.blogspot.com/

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  35. those cookies are adorable!!

    grace
    http://herumbrella.com

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  36. Awesome images where on earth did you order the instagram photos from? They are way too cool :)

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  37. super cute and yummy! - Georgina xx http://beginningboutique.com.au/

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  38. you're so pretty, love your hair and all your pinkish cuteness!<3

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  39. The pink hair really suits you! You should definitely wear it year round. You look like you had a wonderful Valentine's day. Love the bow cookies!

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  40. soooooooo beautiful. i love those cookies and your instagram prints! and well everything about this post! valentines party at your house looks uber darling <3!

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