Holiday Macarons by C. Crowell Fine Confections

I think there’s nothing more indulgent and lovely than a little macaron. In the past I’ve had a difficult time finding a truly great macaron in Boston, but those days are over thanks to Claudia Crowell of C. Crowell Fine Confections! I was so excited to discover Claudia’s pastries at Cocoanuts earlier this week in the North End. … More Holiday Macarons by C. Crowell Fine Confections

Mini Pine Cone Cakes

I was over the moon excited when my friend and college roommate, Devon, reached out to me with incredibly kind words and feedback about Pop & Circumstance. I was even more thrilled to learn that she was inspired by my very first post about appreciating the small things, and had a particular project in mind. She’s … More Mini Pine Cone Cakes

Christmas Past

I wanted to share this sweet collection of Christmas cards that we found in my grandmother’s home. We think they’re from my great grandmother and I love that she saved the small cards as mementos of each holiday. She had quite the collection and each is in perfect condition. I guess I know where my … More Christmas Past

Kennebunkport, ME

I’m signing off for the weekend and heading up to Kennebunkport, Maine for their Christmas Prelude celebration – one of the oldest Christmas festivals in the nation. I’ll be back on Monday with lots of beautiful photos. Just a few more weekends in December – make them count!

December is here!

Happy December! I woke up this morning to the start of one my favorite months to see snow falling outside the window! I’ll be spending the day addressing Christmas cards and decorating the apartment. It’s tradition in my family to get and decorate the tree the day after Thanksgiving when everyone is home. Here are … More December is here!