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Blog Recipes and Tips From Julia Usher


“Extras” is exactly that - extras! If it’s not a recipe, a project tutorial, or a party plan, you’ll find it here in this colorful catch-all part of my blog. In addition to the latest video releases to my newly revamped YouTube channel, Recipes for a Sweet Life, you’ll see new product announcements like my new app (woo hoo!), cookie challenges, giveaways, and other not-to-miss news!

My New YouTube Channel
Photos by Kat Touschner


December 19, 2012

20,000 Thumbs-up Giveaway

Wow, it’s been quite a year! A video series and seven e-books launched - and now this: my Facebook page is showing close to 20,000...

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November 7, 2012

It's Here - Julia's Ultimate Cookie Decorating Series!

At long last, I’ve finished it - “it” being the companion video series to my latest cookie decorating book Ultimate Cookies! I’m a firm...

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November 7, 2012

The Buzz

Read what some of the very first customers are saying about Julia M. Usher’s Ultimate Cookie Decorating Series.

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November 7, 2012

Spread The Love (of Julia's Video Series)!

First of all, thank you for getting this far! I’m super grateful that you’re thinking about sharing my video badge (or link) on your site...

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October 1, 2012

My Third Community Cookie Contest

Oh how quickly the seasons sail by! It’s hard to believe, but it’s time again for my quarterly Community Cookie Contest!

Here’s the...

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July 14, 2012

Fab 5000 Giveaway!

Wowza! I woke up this morning to find my Facebook fan count hovering very close to 5000! I’m frankly flabbergasted. (Say that three times...

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July 7, 2012

A Holiday Community Cookie Collection

It’s been a particularly active cookie decorating season out there in cookie land! I know - I’ve seen a number of amazing projects from my...

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July 7, 2012

A Halloween Community Cookie Collection

I don’t know about you, but I began to get more than a little freaked out (pun intended) as I was making my shopping rounds this week....

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July 7, 2012

A Community Cookie Collection to Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day

Did you know there’s a National Sugar Cookie Day?! Well, yeah, there is and it’s on Monday, July 9th.

Let’s celebrate by sharing what...

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July 7, 2012

Spring It On!

Here in Missouri, we usually go from winter to summer in the blink of an eye, but this year we’ve had an especially long spring! {Insert...

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