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Raspberry Lemon Macarons

Raspberry Lemon Macarons

After weeks of recipe testing, I’m happy to report that my recipe for French macarons is ready to go! It took a lot of whipping, a lot of folding, and a heck of a lot of sitting around and doing nothing, but I finally got […]

Sweet Tea Sundays: 29 July, 2018

Sweet Tea Sundays: 29 July, 2018

Happy Sunday, y’all! It’s the end of a long, well-traveled Louisville Burger Week. Yes, I got way too many stamps in my passport. Yes, my credit card is crying. Yes, I’m eating vegetarian for the rest of forever. That being said, who’s down to invent […]

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Ah, the City of Lights and the City of Love: Paris! Welcome back to my series of posts retracing my honeymoon. It’s been a while since I posted about how amazing Barcelona was. I got a little distracted creating a new post series and getting […]

Sweet Tea Sundays: 22 July, 2018

Sweet Tea Sundays: 22 July, 2018

Hey, y’all! Welcome to another edition of the Sweet Tea Sundays series. I’ve got all the links you need to unwind after a hectic week. Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the weeks aren’t busy! Between dogsitting for my family and having a couple of […]

Sweet Tea Sundays

Sweet Tea Sundays

Happy Sunday! Whether you’re getting ready for church or pouring a glass of wine to go with a book on the porch swing, Sunday is a sacred day. It’s a day of rest, relaxation, recuperation, and revelation. A chance to think back on the past […]

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

There are a lot of misconceptions about Kentucky: we don’t wear shoes, we marry our cousins, we are all insanely good at basketball, etc. Additionally, people seem to think that we’re all country folk that spent our childhoods milking cows instead of reading books. While […]

Spanish-style Tapas

Spanish-style Tapas

Welcome back! If you checked out my last blog post (which so so many of you did and I love you for it), you know that the first stop on my recent honeymoon to Europe was a gorgeous little trip to Barcelona. At the end […]

Blackberry Lime Pavlova

Blackberry Lime Pavlova

As the great Alyssa Edwards once said, I’m back back back back again! Listen, life’s been a little hectic lately. Currently, I’m going through a career change, planning my own wedding, planning my honeymoon, working full-time, studying (or trying to), and working on some other […]

#LocalFoodieFriday: Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen

#LocalFoodieFriday: Vinaigrette Salad Kitchen

Happy Friday, and welcome a new section on the blog! I’m starting what I call “Local Foodie Friday.” I’ve had this idea for a while, but I think it’s time to put it into motion. I’m ridiculously proud of my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. I […]

Christmas Fudge 3 Ways

Christmas Fudge 3 Ways

Fudge runs in my blood. Seriously, I’m not playing. My grandmother made the absolute BEST fudge you’ve ever had in your life. She was “the cake lady,” but she did some fudge on the side at Christmastime. My grandparents lived in a small town, so […]