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Strawberry Macarons and a Lesson in Meringues

So often when I meet people and they find out that I’m a baker they quickly follow up with the questions, “Can you make macarons?” and “Will you teach me how to make macarons?” Macarons are a tricky business. I don’t…

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Chocolate Ganache Frosting Recipe

Are you a fan of store bought chocolate frosting? Let me say up front, I am definitely not. But I have a good friend who is. Actually, I have a few friend who grew up with it and ask for…

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Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe!

Only 19 more sleeps til Christmas! In my family we count in sleeps, instead of days because of our favorite Christmas movie: Muppet’s Christmas Carol. I love this movie, not only because it is a cinematic masterpiece, but also because…

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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with Hazelnut Frosting

If you don’t already know this about me, I’m a pretty festive person. I love to celebrate holidays. (I’m kind of a Christmas fanatic.) I’m also one of those adults who full on dresses up for Halloween. Every 2-3 years…

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Four Weddings and a Fallen Cake.

I started writing this post ages ago and never finished. But I guess, better late than never? So here it goes. Last June, I had four weddings in six days. Which was a new record for me! It was a…

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Flowers and Berries and Thoughts.

This shoot was done with the lovely Emily Wheeler Stewart. Emily and I were briefly neighbors a few years ago. We’ve remained friends and beautiful things (i.e. the photos below) have come out of that friendship. I’ve been very blessed…

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Spring Floral Wedding Cake

  I loved the way this cake turned out. To be honest, a simple white round buttercream cake with pretty fresh flowers is my favorite kind of cake. And my most requested cake. Leonardo Da Vinci said, “Simplicity is the…

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Lemon Blackberry Bundt Cake Recipe

You know what’s great? Lemons and blackberries. This combo is killer. It’s meant to be. It’s like peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, cake and ice cream, me and… Netflix. Anyhow. This cake is really soft, yummy, and moist…

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