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caking // movita beaucoup

Behold, my week in cakes. (Because I suspect many of you enjoy looking at photos of sweets more than actually baking the sweets.) And possibly my favourite: the LionBear Smash Cake. In case you’re feeling productive: Swiss meringue buttercream (the addition of melted and cooled chocolate makes the most divine chocolate frosting on the planet) easy chocolate cupcakes how…

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happy new year | movita beaucoup

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/115610009 w=640&h=361] {click here to watch on vimeo, click here to watch on youtube}

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ironwood farm | movita beaucoup

We spent the better part of the afternoon at Ironwood Farm’s Lamb Roast 2013. The farm suffered some tragic losses as summer came to a close – losses shared by their employees, community, family and friends. We were all too happy to join Heather and Rupert in celebrating the harvest and changing of seasons, and to…

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happy holidays | movita beaucoup

Wishing you a holiday season filled with the tiny pleasures in life… Thanks for being here with me. xox ..

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. . . Yesterday was spent by the ocean. Wink is 2.0’s grandfather. He was a lobster fisherman, and he built the house that he and his wife, Helen, still live in today. His barn/workshop is one of the coolest places I’ve visited in a while, so I tiptoed around taking pictures lest I forget…

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. . . 2.0 and I spent the day visiting his mother by the sea; a windswept beach, tasty eats and good company. I hope you’ve enjoyed a similar sort of joy this weekend…

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. . . Christmas Eve with The Beaucoups, Haddy and The Otherfords. Christmas Day with The Ocean Family. It doesn’t get any better than that. Hope you’re enjoying the best of the season, and squeezing in as much love and laughter as possible…

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Remember when I told you that Pussycat and I would be baking you lots and lots of treats, and that upon my return from visiting with her, I’d be telling you all about them? Whelp, that was before I knew about that hand mixer up above. When I arrived in Georgetown, armed with recipes and…

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I need to tell you about something. A place. A magical place. This is the place I visit every year to get my festive on. This place does festive like I do butter: hardcore. This place is called Thornbloom. Thornbloom is a pretty amazing place any time of year, but at Christmastime? Yowza. And guess…

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