Welcome! I'm Melissa Gross, a dynamic and interactive teacher and speaker called to lead and encourage Christian women in their walk with the Lord through classes, workshops and retreats incorporating Bible study, devotionals, illustrated Bible journaling, paper crafting and mixed media projects that merge faith and art bringing God’s Word to life so you can find renewed excitement to dive into the Word, use your creative gifts, and apply the Truth as you draw closer to the Lord and serve Him in your everyday life. This site is where I share my everyday adventures, Bible Journaling pages, scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and other crafty projects, as well as information on my upcoming workshops and events. I also post photos, ramble about books I'm reading, stuff I'm organizing, and other FUN bits & pieces of my wonderful life.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
About Those Cookie Cutters
On the top shelf, I had this container that was filled with cookie cutters.
Did you notice the writing on the top of the container? It actually has nothing to do with cookie cutters, but this is a very special container. When Robbie and I were dating, I often joked that I was distracted by chocolate as it is my favorite type of sweet. One weekend that Robbie came to visit, he brought me this container filled with chocolate!
Of course, those were the days when I could still eat whatever I wanted and not put on weight! Now that my body has aged a little and I've gained a considerable amount of weight, there's no way I can keep that much chocolate in the house . . . because it would be way too tempting. So, I re-purposed the container to hold our cookie cutter collection.
In my quest to declutter, I took all the cookie cutters out and sorted several into the donation pile. Then I stored that FUN container back on the shelf in the laundry room.
(Now, that story about the container was just a bonus). Here's the FUNny story. Later that same day, I was putting away a dish in an infrequently used kitchen cabinet and was surprised and amused to find another container of cookie cutters!
Seriously!! So, once again I took out all the cookie cutters, sorted and ended up with those 100+ in the donation pile. I still have my special container filled with my favorite cookie cutters. I've decided that one of my FUN activities in February will be to bake some cookies and use some of these FUN cutters.
How do you store your cookie cutters? Do you know where they ALL are?