Home for the Holidays

The holidays are undoubtably one of my most favorite times of the year. I always look forward to turning my home into someplace incredibly cozy and welcoming that I enjoy coming home to every evening, or feel excited to invite guests over to celebrate the holidays with me. While most years I go all out with an overall theme for…
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Home Office Tour with Minted

I’m so excited today to bring you a little sneak peek into one of my favorite corners of my home! If I’m not in bed, then I’m most likely tucked away in this little corner working on the blog. This small space of my 700-foot apartment is my what I refer to as my home office, even if it is just a…
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Italian Ricotta Cookies

It’s no secret at this point that I have a serious cookie additions. Chocolate chip, snicker doodle, sugar – I love them all. When I came across this recipe on Pinterest, I knew I had to test it out. Not only does it have “Italian” in it (my heritage), but it’s also covered with sprinkles and looks like spring. How…
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Raspberry Tiramisu

Today is Ryan’s birthday, so naturally I saw it as an opportunity to whip up something sweet. We decided to forgo the typical cake, and opt for something indulgent instead. Ryan decided upon tiramisu, and to make it extra special, we added in some raspberries. I used a variation of this recipe, and was pleasantly surprised at how easy it…
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White Chocolate Dipped Pistachio + Apricot Cookies

One of the easiest homemade gifts to give at the holidays is something baked from scratch. Whether it be an old family recipe, a personal favorite, or just a simple batch of cookies, putting the extra effort into a gift goes a long way to show you care. I pulled this recipe from one of my favorite books, TrEATs, by April…
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Personal Pumpkin Pies

One of my problems I always have with pies is that unless I’m bringing it to a dinner party to share, so much of it goes to waste. I’ll eat a couple of slices, and the pie will go bad before I can completely finish it up. I thought up creating mini versions of my favorite pies instead (I used…
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