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Happy Thanksgiving! I am so grateful for every one of you!
❄️🎄Need your Christmas Cookie fix? 🎄❄️
Here’s your chance to snag some goodies from me! I’ll only be offering treats twice during the holidays, so make plans to join me at one or both of these events.
Sunday, December 4th
St. Nicholas Market
St. Rita Catholic Church
3815 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22305
Sunday, December 11th
Holiday Cookie Decorating Workshop
8 Chains North Winery
38593 Daymont Lane
Waterford, VA 20197
[Sign up for the Cookie Workshop at the link below - only a few seats are left!]
Can we make edible Save the Dates a thing? Although, I’d encourage them to add it to their calendar before they eat it 🤷🏼♀️
🚨LAST MINUTE FLASH SALE! 🚨
I’ve got 5 Halloween DIY kits available for pickup Saturday morning or Monday!
👻8 Bare Cookies
🦇4 Bags of Icing
🕸Perfect pre-Halloween activity!
$25 each. Pickup in Potomac Station, Leesburg.
DM me to claim!!
Goats and flowers. That was my inspiration for this set. While I couldn’t figure out a way to incorporate an actual goat (I guess I’m not that creative) I think I got the point across.
Edit: I just realized that you can’t actually see any of the cookies that say GOAT (greatest of all time) 😂 in case you’re wondering what in the world I’m referring to 🤦🏼♀️
I mentioned in my last post that this set was near and dear to me. Well if you look closely at these cookies, the GOAT they’re talking about is…my very own mama! And she truly is the GOAT in so many ways and I have to brag on her for a minute. I had the honor of making these for her retirement party - she’s been a florist for the past 20 years after having retired from being an educator for the previous 30+ years! Whew. What a rockstar!! And now? NOW she is living out her true vocation in the most humbling way I could ever imagine, and she is doing it with such grace. She continues to be such an inspiration and a true model of His love…and I can’t put into words how happy I am that I get to witness this next chapter from just down the street!! (I might even get my first employee out of this! 😘)
I suppose it’s time I posted the obligatory Fall themed set. This one is near and dear to my heart, but more on that in the next post!
For now, check out this awesome textured background from !! I may or may not be using them in every set from now on!! 😍
🚀 Houston, we have a one year old! Happy 1st Birthday, Leo!!
I may just end up giving every one of the cookies in this set it’s own feature because I’m in love with all of them. But this bouquet may be one of my faves (I’ve already recreated it for another set!) Plus, this bride chose STUNNING colors for her fall wedding, so that helped!
Have you registered yet?! Tickets are going fast and you don’t want to miss this one! Not only are you getting an awesome cookie tutorial, but when that’s over you get to hang out at the beautiful Firefly Cellars for their Fall Festival that has even more fun events for the whole family!
Get your tickets for the cookie workshop here:
Then check out their event for the full schedule of all the fun, Fall activities!
My daughter recently did the math that in 7 years she’ll get her drivers license. So let this be your warning to stay off the road in 2029. 😑😬🏎
Vroom, Vroom! 🏎
That’s how I felt speeding through August! 😅 Thankfully, September seems to be coasting by…I’ll take it!
Is there anything cuter than mini unicorn cookies?! 🦄
How about mini unicorn cookies used as cupcake toppers?! Genius! 💡
I’m on a mini cookie (2”) kick…be on the lookout for more in some future posts!!
If you’re wondering who the person in this picture is…it’s me! (My name’s Andrea, btw…not Joy…who knew?! 🤷🏼♀️) It’s come to my attention that after almost two years I’ve never formally introduced myself! And apparently are a thing? So here I am! Feel free to jump ship now, otherwise, sit back and prepare to learn some super extraordinarily interesting facts about yours truly! 😆
🇮🇹 I inherited my love for baking from my Italian aunts (then passed down to my mom and her siblings and on to me)
💙💛 I grew up in WV and graduated from WVU with degree in Biology (sorry I’m not using that one, dad)
👰🏼♀️ I’ve been married for 12 years to the most amazing man
👧🏼👦🏼👦🏼 We have 3 beautiful blondies
⛪️ I’m a Cradle Catholic and trying my hardest to live out my life for Christ
🍪 After Jesus and my family, I LOVE baking. Everything about it. I love making pastries for people and the joy on their faces. I love making cookies. I love decorating and teaching people to decorate. I especially love eating baked goods.
👱🏻♀️ My name might not be Joy, but it’s one of my favorite fruits of the Holy Spirit! (hence, the bakery name)
😅 So now you know! THANK YOU for allowing me to take up space on your feed and in your life. Drop me a note to remind me how we met or what I’ve baked for you! 👇🏻 Let’s reminisce together!!
I’ve absolutely loved doing what I do and getting to bake for so many of you. I’m hoping to meet more of you in person (I miss seeing you at the market!) so come take a class when you can! I couldn’t keep doing what I’m doing if it wasn’t for my awesome customers (and some good grace), so THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart! 💕
📷: (she’s incredible! Check her out!)
Summer is just about over (school starts next week! 😬) so it’s time to start planning out the Fall!
I’m so grateful to my customers that keep me busy! I’ve been booking up about a month ahead of time, so if you’ve got events coming up, let’s get you on the calendar now! I’ve only got a spot or two left in September and October is already starting to book up!
To start an order, fill out the form linked here and I’ll get your custom quote to you ASAP!
I’d love to bake for all of your special events, so contact me now to make sure I am able to get you on the schedule!!
My cookie workshops are out of this world!!
You must be on another planet to miss this next workshop!!
Don’t miss the rocket ship - sign up today!!
Ok, I’ll stop…but seriously. SPACE is limited and there are only a few spots left for my class next week, so register today! Whether you’re there for the cookies or the cider, you won’t be disappointed!!
Sign up through this link:
Here are the details:
Sunday, August 21st
43372 Spinks Ferry Rd
Leesburg, VA 20176
Sunday, August 21st at 1pm in the beautiful barn at 48 Fields
My next cookie workshop is happening soon and I’d love for you to join me! If you haven’t guessed, it will be a sunflower themed class! In this 2 hour class, you’ll learn about:
🌻Different icing consistencies
🌻Piping and flooding techniques
🌻Tips and tricks
Did I mention every ticket comes with a delicious glass of cider from Loudoun Cider House?
Oh, and there are prizes!! 😉See you don’t want to miss this!
Sign up now, as seats are limited.
Swipe to see a pic from my last class!
These bubbles represent me coming up for air after this summer kicked my butt. 😅 If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been (hi, mom!), the answer is every direction possible!
Between vacations, camps, and visitors, this summer has FLOWN. I haven’t stopped working, but social media took a backseat to me being present for all of the amazing things we did this summer. I’m not quite ready for school to start, but it will be great to have a routine back!
I’ve got one last decorating workshop for the summer coming up on August 21st at and I’d love for you to join me! Our July workshop was incredible and you do NOT want to miss this next one! 🌻 Check out the link below to register!!
There are still a few spots left in my cookie class that’s coming up on the 17th!!
Here’s what you’ll get by signing up:
✨A 1.5 hour class where you’ll learn the basics of sugar cookie decorating
✨Some tools of your own to take home
✨A glass of delicious cider from Loudoun Cider House (NA Cider available)
✨Take home recipes for you to try on your own
✨Beautiful - and yummy! - edible art to show off, created by YOU!
✨Maybe some fun surprises 🤷🏼♀️😉
I guarantee you’ll have a great time, even if you decide to leave the decorating to the professionals!
Join me, Sunday, July 17th from 1-2:30pm at 48 Fields - you won’t regret it!!
I’m still dreaming about our recent trip…and this set brings me right back to the magic! ✨
➡️ Swipe to see one of the only family pics I got all week 🤦🏼♀️ we were having too much fun (and it was WAY too hot) to stop for pictures!
And of course, I gotta make a plug for my cookie class coming up in a few weeks! There are still a couple seats left so make sure you reserve yours today!!
It’s going to be so much fun - and there is cider involved! 👍🏻
I’ve been a bit MIA this week…but for good reason! We finally got to take our trip to Disney that was TWO years in the making! And it was as ✨magical✨ as I could have hoped for!
Now I’m trying to get back into the swing of things, so my apologies for any delays in responses!
✏️Don’t forget to sign up for my cookie class in a few weeks! I’d LOVE for you to come decorate with me!!
And I’ve been holding onto this Beauty and the Beast inspired cookie set for MONTHS waiting for this trip!! 😆
School might be out for summer, but this class is in session!!
COME DECORATE COOKIES WITH ME!
You heard that right. I’m teaching a cookie decorating class on July 17th at the beautiful 48 Fields Farm! You’ll learn some basic decorating techniques - and hang with me while sipping on some cider! What’s better than that?!
Purchase tickets here 👇🏻
🍪: Cookies designed by 6B’s Creations and I’m in LOVE with these designs!! You will be, too!
Congratulations to the 2022 graduates!! What a year it has been!
2001 was 21 years ago. 😑
That took a minute to sink in…
Happy birthday, Abby! 🍾🥂🥳
Can you tell what my favorite go-to cookie cutter shape is?!
Can’t wait to share the rest of this set! It’s one of my faves and it’s for a girl who is NOT allowed to be 21 yet…I thought she was still 10 😭😭😭
🚨GIVEAWAY & PRESALE ALERT🚨
I’ve never done a giveaway before but I can’t think of a better time! 📚✏️
As the school year comes to a close and we look back on just how big this year was, for so many reasons, I want to thank all of our amazing teachers and educators for how they provide, sacrifice, and love our children every day.
TAG a deserving teacher in the comments and on Monday, June 6th I’ll randomly choose two (IG and Facebook) winners to receive a dozen Chocolate Chip Cookies to gift to the lucky educator! If your teacher is chosen, I’ll contact YOU to discuss pickup.
Also, I’ll have these super cute sets available for pick up starting next week for $5. They’ll make the perfect end of year gift for the teachers in your life! PM me now for order and pick up info.
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