Bless My Bloomin' Cookies bloomed in 2000 when Julie and Elise
decided to leave their craft business (Two Peddlers Are We) and venture into something more unique.
After stamping the ink on these cookies, Elise
felt it would be more artistic and personal if each cookie was freehand painted.
is a 1967 graduate of Cottonwood, Minnesota.After school she attended Moorhead State College (MSUM) and graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education.Elise
then moved to the cities where she
met Bruce and married in 1972.She
raised two children that are currently in college Sarah-28 and Ben-24.Elise
ran a daycare for 22 years while being active in church choir and Sound Celebration.Elise
and Bruce reside in Lisbon, North Dakota.