Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [Read more...]

Aubrey is 6! Pink & Gold Macaron Party

my daughter turned 6! six wonderful years have passed with this little ball of energy and we could not be more proud the the little girl she has become. to celebrate, we had a small group of girls over for some sweets and fun, but we also did a 'big girl' makeover in her room! all inspired by The Land of Nod confectionary bedding, her room and birthday party were filled with macarons and pops of … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Macarons

halloween is one of my FAVORITE times of the year! to celebrate i am partnering with a ton of creative minds from some of my most talented blogging friends!! we are bringing you over 110 fabulous halloween ideas! from costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun ideas to share - i guarantee you'll find a project you would love! today i am sharing my … [Read more...]

{Featured Party} Summer Popsicle Party Ideas

Summer is here!  What better way to celebrate than have a popsicle party!?  Lots of people tend to go for ice cream party themes- but this party stylist was thinking out of the box and wanted to go for something that is rarely done and very creative!  Sam of Dunne with Style put together a really sweet popsicle party for her daughter because of her love of Icypoles.  I absolutely love the soft and … [Read more...]

4th of July Macarons – American Flag French Macarons

4th of july macarons - american flag recipe | tutorial | template these are one of my FAVORITE macarons from my book Gourmet French Macarons - i love them SO much i am sharing them with you today along with the recipe & tutorial from the book. i have edited it down a bit - the book has WAY more tips and tricks than shown here - but this should be enough to give you success with this recipe … [Read more...]

Easter Macarons!

happy easter! if you already have a copy of Gourmet French Macarons then these adorable easter macarons will be very familiar! there are over 75 unique macaron designs in my book and these are some of my favorite of the easter section! there are also carrot cake carrot shaped macrons, spring chick macarons, baby duck macarons, as well as the easter bunny macaron and the easter egg macarons! i love … [Read more...]

Football Macarons – Snickers

these are not only cute - they are my allllll time favorite flavor: Snickers macarons with chocolate buttercream, caramel, and chopped peanuts in a chocolate shell. they are adorable for a super bowl party or a kids football party treat ... or just on a tuesday when you have a chocolate craving (that may or may not have happened to me!!!) i'm sharing the recipe as well as the template that you can … [Read more...]

{tutorial} French Macaron Ornaments

if you dont know by now that i love french macarons... well i'm not sure where you have been! between the book i wrote, macaron mondays, and all of the macaron designs and recipes i have shared - its no wonder that i decided to make french macaron ornaments for my christmas tree! how cute are they? here is the full tutorial on how i made them - you could make them using polymer clay like i did for … [Read more...]

{macaron monday} pecan macarons

  its monday! do you have a case of the monday blues? well here is a delicious macaron to make you feel better. i love pecan pie. i have found several ways to eat this desert in other forms. i made pecan pie muffins {did you see the sneak peek on IG?... i was watching a little Downton Abbey while i baked lol} and i have a pecan pie macaron in my book. these were some beautiful ones i … [Read more...]

{macaron monday} pumpkin macarons

its monday! do you have a case of the monday blues? well here is a delicious macaron to make you feel better. these delicous fall pumpkin macarons by nicole of foodie misadventures look amazing! i love the natural color of the shells and the filling sounds divine! i'm totally a fan of these flavors - you will find no shortage of pumpkin, cranberry, cinnamon, and other fall flavors in my french … [Read more...]

{macaron monday} rhubarb macarons

its monday! do you have a case of the monday blues? well here is a delicious macaron to make you feel better. Rhubarb Berry Curd Macarons i am in LOVE with this flavor combination and of course have a baking/photography crush on xiaolu of 6 bittersweets. i have PERSONALLY tasted her pepermint oreo brownies and have been head over heels for her ever since!! her blog is beautiful and her … [Read more...]

{macaron monday} Chocolate Chilli Mango Macaron

its monday! do you have a case of the monday blues? well here is a delicious macaron to make you feel better. if you know me - you know that i am a sweet on sweet macaron girl. but something about this recipe sounds SO amazing! this delicious macaron was made by Viviane of Chocolate Chilli Mango - she is an amazing baker and photographer {{check out her salted caramel profiteroles!!}} i love … [Read more...]