Vanilla Dark Chocolate Macarons

Today calls for some fancy treats because several of my bloggin' friends and I are celebrating something pretty cool! I've seen many, many bloggers get together to celebrate things like baby showers and weddings for other bloggers, and I've always thought that was kind of neat. Most of us have never met each other, but when we all comment on each others blogs and promote each other on social media, we form a little community. I didn't realize that these communities existed until I'd been blogging for a couple of years, and I wasn't part of one until about 8 or 9 months ago. I couldn't believe I had gone so long without having blog friends! Really, it's made a huge difference. So today we're all coming together to celebrate Nora of A Clean Bake. Cause she's getting married, y'all! As you can see, we've got a Great Gatsby theme going on. I realize macarons and polka dots aren't very 1920s, and that I don't know that much about the 1920s, but I think this is such a great theme ... read more

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Mini Bourbon Pecan Pies

Well, I hadn't planned on falling off the face of the earth for the last week or so, but I'm back today with mini pies! And they have bourbon in them. And they're from a pretty cool cookbook! A few months ago, I got the opportunity to interview Morgan Murphy for work. He's written a few books for Southern Living, and I was really excited when I heard he was writing another book--Bourbon & Bacon. I know. Two things that are pretty awesome on their own, and extremely awesome when they're ... read more