Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge

October 23, 2018
brooklyn bridge

Nate and I went on a fun adventure last weekend, so I wanted to share! It was cool and sunny, so we decided to cross the Brooklyn Bridge. It turned out that just about everyone else in Manhattan had the same idea as us, but it was still fun nonetheless. I don’t often do portraits of myself, but I decided that it was time to brave the camera haha. So Nate did a little photo shoot with me on the…

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Our Gallery Wall

September 7, 2018
modern gallery wall

My husband and I recently installed a gallery wall in our living room, and I thought I’d share because it ended up being a pretty intricate process! It started with our vintage Manhattan print. We bought a map of Manhattan and framed it so we could use it to plan our trips into the city. (We used this frame from Target and a 10×13 mat from Michaels.) It looked awesome, but it definitely wasn’t enough to stand on its own above our…

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Learning to Make Croissants with Mille-Feuille Bakery

September 4, 2018
baking authentic french croissants

I recently had the pleasure of attending a fun croissant making class at Mille-Feuille Bakery in Greenwich Village, and I wanted to tell you all about it! I knew when Nate and I moved to the area that I would want to take advantage of all of the wonderful bakeries that would be nearby in the city. Mille-Feuille is one of them. It’s your classic French bakery complete with croissants, macarons, baguette, mille-feuilles, tarts, and more. I was stoked when…

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We Moved to New Jersey!

August 27, 2018
new york city skyline

Well that was a crazy couple of months! My husband and I moved from our house in Maine this past June because he got assigned to do rotations here in Jersey City for his third year of med school. So, two U-Hauls, one storage unit, countless car breakdowns, and four mechanics later, here we are in Jersey City! It’s only been about a month, but we love it so far. We’re about a ten minute walk from a light rail…

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5 Ways to Perfect Your French Pronunciation (with Video!)

May 13, 2018
5 french pronunciation tips

Photo by Ilnur Kalimullin on Unsplash You know how as a blogger you can have that one random blog post that goes viral? That one post that is way more popular than anything else you’ve written? I kind of have one of those. It’s this post called The 25 Most Useful French Phrases I Learned While Studying in France. I wrote it off the cuff thinking maybe it would be useful to someone, and then it got a lot more attention than I ever…

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7 Must-Have Kitchen Utensils for Cupcake Bakers

March 7, 2018
baking utensils

I get a lot of questions about which kitchen utensils I prefer when baking, so today I thought I’d share my “top 7 baking utensils.” This list applies most specifically to baking cupcakes, but I think anyone who enjoys baking could benefit from this list. Why 7? Because that happened to be how many items I strongly recommend, that’s why 😉 This is not a definitive list by any means, but these are definitely the things that I love and…

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