sweet spots- Hogwarts edition

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Okay, guilt, guilt, guilt. I got caught up in life and dragged my heels on the blog. I will make it up to you with lots of Harry Potter Studio pics and a promise to put more posts up regularly. Food posts, even! The holidays are coming up– it’s almost Christmas baking time!! Here we are at the entrance to the coolest thing ever in England- the Harry Potter studio tour!! It’s a fairly quick moving studio tour. Brother and I could hardly wait. Sister was super glad there was a Starbucks to the left of the photo above. Frankly, so was I. It was early-ish and we needed to be caffeinated badly. (more…)

sweet spots- London edition

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London was the last stop for the study abroad Europe trip. It was hard to believe that we were down to our last few days together. At times, it seemed like I had known some of these people forever. Our first meal, of course, was fish and chips! This slab of cod was ginormous and fried to crispy perfection. It was really cool watching people who normally shy way from seafood choose fish entrees in attempt to face their fears. (more…)

sweet spots- Berne edition

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Onto Switzerland! What a beautiful country with breathtaking views. I wish we had more time than the day we were here. There was so much to explore! This was my first meal after a day-long trip to Berne, the capital. It was an amazing ragu. There is a surprisingly large amount of Italian restaurants for being so far from the French border, but perhaps they cater to the tourists. It was super yummy and a great way to start our time in Switzerland! (more…)

sweet spots- Germany edition

After a whirlwind 3-week trip through Western Europe, well 5 countries of it, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite snaps from each country. You may have been following along in my Instagram, so hopefully not too many repeats.  In Germany, we visited Wunzberg and Leipzig. Germany is so, so beautiful!

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espresso chocolate chip shortbread

espresso chocolate chip shortbread | sweetsaltcrunch.com

Okay, I know I dropped the ball here for over a month and I completely apologize for it. There was the traveling, the mutant cold, the moving, the drama with the moving, then no Internet, then the practice… too many things = no energy for here. But here, these amazing cookies are my offering to you. If you were in here in my kitchen, I’d probably offer to make you some. Cept the kitchen is kind of a mess right now. (more…)

sweet spots

Sweetness from the last few weeks. Time to take my own advice and pause for the moments. Disclaimer: there may be some radio silence for a couple weeks while I’m on the Europe trip. I promise to take tons of pics but will make no promises as to the time I have to upload and rave. Maybe that will be an all-August project…

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