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ROOT | Dinner in NOLA
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ROOT | Dinner in NOLA

ROOT : An apple and butternut squash salad to start My main course was the Sous-vide Lemonfish Veronique {toasted almond purée, verjus pickled grapes, celery ribbons, grape yeast foam, braised fennel – GF} Dessert was my favorite (as usual): Flourless Chocolate Cake {salted cashew pomace, white chocolate sorbet, “bubble wrap” chocolate crunch – GF} No words … Continue reading

A Galentine Crafternoon
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A Galentine Crafternoon

Last weekend, some darling ladies came over to enjoy a little brunch munching and Valentine creating. Since we were crafting special Valentines, and it’s my favorite holiday {have I mentioned that before?}, I went with an all pink and hearts themed table. Have you heard of Galentine’s Day {a day to celebrate with your favorite … Continue reading

Valentine DIY: Part 2
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Valentine DIY: Part 2

Part two to my favorite Valentine’s Day craft ideas {see part one here}… 1. Valentine Specimen Art | 2.  Candy Hearts Puffy Heart | 3. Ombre Sugar Hearts | 4. Paper Punch Heart Garland | 5. Heart Art  | 6. XO Door Hanger | 7.  A Valentine’s Dinner Place Setting | 8. Giant Geometric Wall Heart xoxo, Christie {all images via linked sources. layout original to KiKiMac.} Continue reading

My Favorite Valentine’s Day Finds
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My Favorite Valentine’s Day Finds

1. Williams-Sonoma Valentine’s Day Plates  // 2. Marc de Champagne Pink Truffles // 3. Sugar Paper Heart Noteset // 4. Staub Heart Shape Cocotte // 5. Kate Spade ‘Be Mine’ Stud Earrings //  6. Pottery Barn Monogrammed Valentine’s Kitchen Towel // 7. Sugar Paper Gold Hearts Noteset // 8. Williams-Sonoma Heart Springform Pan // 9. Pottery Barn Love Beaded Pillow // … Continue reading

Gluten Free Afternoon Tea | Windsor Court Hotel
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Gluten Free Afternoon Tea | Windsor Court Hotel

Traditional English Tea at the Windsor Court Hotel was a must for me while in New Orleans. A freshly pressed napkin + place mat and pretty china make the afternoon tea experience a special indulgence. English Tea Sandwiches | GF version: truffle egg salad, cucumber, smoked salmon, lobster salad Scone | GF version: strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, oranges, blackberries … Continue reading