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Midcentury Home

August 16, 2017

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Almost eight years ago Stephen moved into a downtown loft apartment. A couple months later we tied the knot and I happily moved in with him. The entire unit was lined with beautiful large windows; it’s still one of my favorite apartments we’ve lived in. Experiencing all that natural light changed my interior style preference forever. One of the things I really love about mid-century homes is the windows. I mean c’mon, floor to ceiling glass windows? Yes, please.

Below are some of my favorite mid-century style homes—a few of these designs will definitely make a debut in our future home. I’m obsessed.
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Recipe Box

Sponge Kisses

August 14, 2017

To be honest, I thought Sponge Kisses was going to be a headache to make. I’m so happy I was wrong, this little treat is so adorable! Making homemade lemon curd was easier than I thought it would be, whipping cream takes like 5 minutes and the cakes probably take in total 15 minutes. I will say though making lemon curd the night before is ideal. Lemon curd has to be given time to cool before you add it to a Sponge Kiss and I’m always impatient when I bake.  Continue Reading…

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Lemon Chiffon Cake

August 7, 2017

This is the best cake recipe I have ever made.
EVER.
The batter is so fluffy and surprisingly easy to work with. This recipe makes a lot of cake—I also had a vintage mini cake pan in addition to the bundt pan. Honestly, I could have made two cakes. More cake the better, right? For me, it’s a thrill to see our guests enjoy something I’ve put my heart and soul into making. We were lucky to have family visit over the weekend + we’ve recently made new friends in our apartment building; so no slice of cake was safe and that makes my heart happy.  Continue Reading…