How To Host a Simple French-Inspired Spring Brunch

Happy April Friends! It’s slowly warming up here in D.C. and I’m itching to celebrate soon with a spring-time brunch. When I lived in France, I felt like it was much easier just to pop into a friends house unannounced and whip up some brunch; in the states, we’re all very spread out and scheduled […]

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Cookies recipe

Old Fashioned Ammonia Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Ammonia Sugar Cookies ⠀ (Makes about 10 dozen cookies)⠀ Baker’s ammonia (ammonium carbonate) is a classic leavener, called for in your grandmother’s or great-grandmother’s recipes. It creates a lighter cookie than baking soda (the modern equivalent). You can purchase it online. The ammonia smell really emerges when you bake them; but when they […]

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Cookies Flat Lay

10 tips for the Perfect Flat Lay

If you’re an Instagram addict like us, you’ve definitely noticed the abundance of amazing flat lays surfacing by some of your favorite bloggers, influencers and brands on the social networking app. A good flat lay is carefully constructed and pieced together with purpose, yet effortlessly tells a stylish story. So what are their secrets and […]

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