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NYC Summer Trip!

8 Sep

Oh New York, how I love you!  Anyone who knows me, knows that NYC is basically my favorite place in the world as of late.  Since visiting last summer for the first time in my adult life, I’ve become enamored by the city *o* and I’ve visited 5 times since.  So when some travel plans fell through a couple of weeks ago, I decided to call up my best friend (because NYC is simply best experienced when you have your nearest and dearest tagging along for some adventures) and we decided on an impromptu trip during our extended holiday weekend!  This is probably one of the more crazy trips I’ve had, we experienced many things including winning some lotteries, walking into random festivals, walking around the streets at 3am, falling down in the middle of the street, and oh yea, meeting some rock stars ; )

And of course, let’s not forget the most important thing, eating everything lol.  So if I’ve piqued your curiosity, I invite you to keep reading : )!

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Russian Tea Cakes

20 Jan

Russian tea cakes (also known as Mexican wedding cookies) are absolutely one of my favorite cookies.  If you’ve never had them before, they’re absolutely fabulous.  They’re crumbly, crunchy, soft, and sweet, but not overpoweringly so.  My family does tea time (when our schedules aren’t crazy), and this is a great addition, as it’s a perfect dessert to go with tea.

I surprisingly had never made Russian tea cakes till a few weeks ago when a friend of mine sent me his super secret family recipe.  Funny enough, it turned out this recipe was also the Betty Crocker recipe (we had a good laugh at that)!  In any case, this recipe is fantastic and super easy to make.  Let’s get started!

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