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crap no. 32

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

My summer of funemployment is underway! I know what you’re thinking: please don’t ever use the word funemployment again. I can’t make any promises. I know I said I’d be around here a lot more, but I’ve been super busy. I reorganized my craft room, bought a new scratching post for the cats, and… well…

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crap no. 31

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

I’ve been a bit MIA lately because I have a neck injury that is making it difficult to sit at the computer and live and stuff. I know what you’re thinking: didn’t I delete this blog from my reading list three months ago? YOU DIDN’T. I fell at work the other day. (That’s not how I hurt my neck; only my self-esteem…

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waiting in the wings

famous ballets explained (kind of): la bayadère // movita beaucoup

{watch on vimeo or youtube} {image source, tent, andrew zega and bernd h. dams} . la bayadère | trailer | prefatory remarks | part 1 | part 2 | part 3 | part 4 | part 5 |

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buttercream ruffle rose tutorial

buttercream ruffle rose tutorial | movita beaucoup | a simple and forgiving piping technique!

Ask and ye shall receive. More cake tutorials! And because some of you have lamented that you are challenged in this area, I’m hoping this little ditty might be manageable. A ruffle rose will make the top of your cake look striking, but also requires minimal skills. First, and I can’t recommend this enough, practice your…

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recipe: finnish pulla

finnish pulla | movita beaucoup

We’re going to make Finnish Pulla! Though I’m not Finnish, so I should probably call it Finnish-ish Pulla so the people of Finland won’t complain that I’m doing something inauthentic. And yes, I’m assuming I have a fan-base in Finland. Mr. Kallio told me about this bread. Actually, he hosted a wild holiday party for us (there…

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happy new year

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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crap no. 12

crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You About, 12th Edition. This edition features photos of the gingerbread house I made last year. Ebony was sick over the 2013 holiday season, so I didn’t get around to finishing my gingerbread house until April. So, though you could think of its completion as four months late, you…

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happenstance

happenstance | movita beaucoup

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/109872498 w=640&h=361]  {click here to watch on vimeo, click here to watch on youtube} .

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easy fudge brownies

easy fudge brownies | movita beaucoup

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/107279181 w=640&h=361] {click to watch on vimeo or youtube} . If you’ve been following La Vida Movita on facebook, you know I’ve spent the past two weeks trying to learn the ins and outs of shooting video. After my video class was cancelled twice this summer, I decided to school myself, which has resulted in several armpit selfies…

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