Birthdays · Weekend Update

I’m a real grown up now…

...until I just referred to myself as a "grown up." Let me essplain. Sunday morning I woke up and did NOT want to run. what else is new? As I laid in bed, I kept coming up with reasons not to run or what time I could move the run to. I told myself I… Continue reading I’m a real grown up now…

Birthdays · Desserts · Food

Birthday Party Recap

Yesterday was Kyle's Oma's (grandma in German) birthday party. I brought her a present of my homemade macarons! Those cute little boxes that they sell macarons in (at bakeries) are so hard to find. So this is how I presented them instead. I know I've said this before, but I've had people ask me recently at work- the macarons I make are indeed spelled "macarons," not macaroons. The spelling with 2 o's is not an alternate spelling. Macaron refers to the French dessert made with a meringue base (pictured above). Macaroon refers to a coconut based dessert. Nerdy baking lesson over.