Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Prep Time50mCook Time20mServings30 Ingredients Cupcake 3 cups (360 grams) all-purpose flour 1 1/2 Tbsp baking powder 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 2 cups (400 grams) sugar 4 eggs at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp lemon zest 1 cup whole milk, divided 2 1/2…
Edith Wharton’s Estate—The Mount
“Do you remember what you said to me once? That you could help me only by loving me? Well-you did love me for a moment; and it helped me. It has always helped me.” ― Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth “We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?” ― Edith Wharton, The Age of…
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. -George Bernard Shaw
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Summer Deck Design
It's hard to get a lot of outdoors time in the winter so I went all out on my summer deck setup. I picked up some decking slats to make three very colorful trellises. This gives us a little privacy from the house behind us and makes the deck feel a bit more cozy.
Epic fail on that series of king cake related posts. So sorry! Time slipped away from me but I have all the pictures uploaded and ready... 🤔 So I'm writing them up and saving them for next year—this time earlier in the season! I had a recent realization that might seem quite obvious based on…
How to Dye Granulated Sugar
Colorfully, organically and all the ways I've experimented with!
Holiday Cookie Box
I decided to spread some holiday cheer this year in the form of cookies! 🍪 So naturally, I went straight to level ten baking nine different cookie types (ten if you count the one I threw out...). I thought it would be fun to have a cookie box that is more like a box of…
Avocado Edamame Salad
This salad needs a better name but I don’t think I’m the one to come up with it. This is a salad I discovered many years ago and just love it. There are a hundred variations out there so I wanted to document my personal twist.
Season of the Witch
Happy Halloween y’all 👻 🎃 https://youtu.be/zA4OjrpVsiY Photo by Tengyart on Unsplash
The North Star
I participated in an hour long meditation journey this morning. It was a great chance to relax and reflect. Something that came to me was this poem that I've loved for years. I'm surprised I haven't written about it before because it's always in the back of my mind. Let me not to the marriage…