Springtime In Paris

May 2, 2014

So a couple weeks ago was probably one of the busiest and most stressful weeks of my life; even more so than when I was in college and working full time. I mean, it really tested my ability to work on minimal sleep. However, regardless of how crazy that week was, it finally produced a styled shoot that I just couldn’t wait for and is probably my most favorite one to date. Don’t get me wrong…I LOVE all of the shoots I’ve worked on, but this one just has a little something extra.

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So it’s officially Spring! I’ll admit that it kind of caught me by surprise; I suppose the changing months have all caught me by surprise…it’s just happening so fast! Anyway, in addition to keeping up with orders (trying to, at least), I was able to put together an Easter menu for The French Confection Co.!

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Black, Gold, and Navy Beauty

February 24, 2014

So my curse, I suppose, is that I come up with ideas for cake designs and dessert table themes quite often…and usually at great expense. But I guess I have that John Hammond attitude towards it all and just go with it, “sparing no expense” and getting it done. I also won’t really let myself […]

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Lace & Love Letters Dessert Table

January 20, 2014

Well, the new year is finally here and just when I thought I’d have some time to relax after the hustle of the holidays…it’s already time for a new holiday! Valentine’s Day is now just around the corner; is it just me, or has the month of January gone by incredibly fast?

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Winter Woodland Dessert Table

November 17, 2013

Wow, I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve written anything! Let’s just say things have been very busy since I was last here. Thankfully, the name change was warmly welcomed by my customers, family, and friends, and I am so glad that everyone likes it so much. And can you believe the holidays […]

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And without further ado…

May 24, 2013

Say hello to our new name: The French Confection Co.! Yes, we’ve changed our name…surprised? Well, it’s something that I had been thinking about doing for awhile. It was a few weeks ago that I seriously began to think about it, finally putting it in my mind as something that I was going to do.

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Oh How Pretty You Are, Buttercream!

May 3, 2013

So here’s the thing about buttercream: it’s delicious. I grew up stealing finger-fulls of the stuff whenever my Mom was baking, and it was the most amazing thing ever. Frosting in general is pretty darn good in every form you can think of, from ganache and fudge frostings, to royal icing, buttercream, and beyond! My […]

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Mother’s Day Desserts + A Special Deal!

April 26, 2013

Wow, I have been a pretty bad blogger! So sorry for the absence; it’s been almost five months…woa! Anyway, things have been pretty darn busy which is the excuse that I am going to use for the reason I haven’t written much lately (it’s a pretty good excuse, hehe). Between running the bake shop as […]

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2012: A Year of Butter, Sugar, Flour, and Everything Sweet!

December 31, 2012

Well, the holiday season is rapidly coming to a close. It’s amazing how fast time flies by, and the new year is already here! It was just over a year ago that I moved back from New York to start the shop, and now I’m getting ready to open a store. I still can’t wrap […]

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‘Tis The Season…For Sweets!

December 2, 2012

That’s right, it’s December! Gosh, how time flies! Well, the busiest time of the year for me is already starting (the second week of December is fully booked!), so I figured it would be fun to feature a few festive  (wow, that’s a lot “f”s in one sentence) desserts. I had been so busy with […]

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