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Dec 16, 2017 10:41am

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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


April 29, 2012

Cinco de Mayo Community Cookie Collection

NEW! More cookie fun! Because there’s so much inspiration and learning to be gleaned from others on the Internet, I wanted to create a...

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March 12, 2012

A Community Cookie Contest on Pinterest

By George, I think this contest may be a first! I dare not take credit for the idea (it came from a much cleverer friend of mine) and who...

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April 30, 2011

Julia's Musings... On the Motivation for Her New Book

Step aside, cupcake! The decorated cookie has arrived!

Don’t get me wrong. I love cute cupcakes as much as the next baker, but can we...

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February 8, 2010

Julia on TV

Long before I created my Ultimate Cookies DVD series (more info below), I had a ton of fun doing demos on TV during my 2009-10 and 2011-12...

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