1st Birthday Cookies For A Special Boy

This weekend I made a special set of cookies for a first birthday party.  It was fun to play with “boy” colors, because with two little girls in my house I’m used to making lots of pink and purple cookies! =)
Here is the sweet birthday boy Luke,  happily munching on a cookie…
This set of cookies was extra special to me because this little boy is a bit of a miracle.  Luke’s mommy (my friend) found out she was pregnant and found out she had aggressive breast cancer on the same day.  Doctors told her that in order to save her own life, cancer treatment needed to start immediately and could not wait for a pregnancy.  She was highly advised to abort her pregnancy, since the harsh drugs needed for her cancer treatment would surely affect the baby’s mental and physical development, cause premature birth, or a miscarriage.  She didn’t take that advise.  She reached out to family and friends to cover her sweet baby with prayers, and her prayers were answered.  To the astonishment of many doctors, baby Luke was not adversely affected by the drugs in any way!  He is healthy, beautiful, and perfect! 
Happy birthday sweet Luke!
(Oh, let’s not forget Luke’s mommy… who is also now healthy and cancer free!)
My sugar cookie recipe is HERE
 If you’re new to cookie decorating, I have a couple of decorating tutorials posted HERE and HERE.
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19 Responses to “1st Birthday Cookies For A Special Boy”

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    mekei — June 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    thank you for sharing how God blessed her for her faith. i appreciate that.

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    Amy — June 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    How wonderful…what a answer to prayer!

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    Trish - Sweetology101 — June 5, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    These cookies look so happy (not to mention yummy) but really..they made me smile!!!!!!!!! GREAT JOB! I have a baby shower to go to this weekend..so wish I could grab some of your amazing talents.

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    Joy Adams — June 5, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Beautiful cookies and even a more beautiful story behind the cookies. Thanks for sharing. God is good.

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    Sweet Tooth Desserts — June 5, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    Wow God is wonderful!! What an awesome testimony!!

    Also, what wonderful cookies and Luke is sooooo adorable!!!!

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    FromTheHeartsOf — June 6, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Oh that gave me chills. That is amazing. I'm so glad they are both well.

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    Julia — June 6, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Lovely! I like specially the one at the centre with the name, it's great!

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    LissyLou — June 6, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    just found your blog. you are one very talented lady xx

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    Middleton Family — June 6, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    God is good, Luke is a miracle, and your cookies were adorable!

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    Taylor — June 6, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Amazing story! God is great. Those cookies are way too adorable. They look sooooo perfect.

    CUTE birthday boy too! :)

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    Maria — June 6, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    Great post! I love the cookies!

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    Caitlin — June 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    Just goes to show, the power of prayer is real! What a cute little boy and DARLING cookies!!

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    lizy b — June 6, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    How lovely these are! Almost as lovely as that sweet boy!

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    Cristin (Pinkie) — June 6, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Wow! What a blessing! I just love hearing stories like this one. Thanks so much for sharing and your cookies and the birthday boy are absolutely beautiful!

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    Cecilia — June 6, 2011 at 11:16 pm

    These pictures are mouth watering because I know how yummy they are! And they're super cute!
    Love you!
    ~Cecilia

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    Sue — June 7, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Perfectly gorgeous cookies. Love the colors!

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    LilaVanilla — June 8, 2011 at 7:56 am

    What an amazing story, so lovely to read. Gorgeous cookies, love the colours & an adorable little boy too!

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    Jim and Margie — June 17, 2011 at 11:11 am

    What sweet looking cookies and an amazing testimony of God's goodness!! How wonderful!

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