Hi! My name’s Melanie and I’m a twenty-something preschool teacher and grad student living in Boston. I love to: BAKE, take pictures of things I bake, take pictures of things in general, EAT, and explore this wonderful city I live in. Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy 🙂
Hey Melanie! We went to Cornell together 🙂 I keep my blog fairly anonymous, and I can’t figure out how to send private messages on WordPress, otherwise I’d send you one. Your baking looks amaaaaazing.
Hey! Based on the pics of Maybelline on your blog and on Facebook, I think I’ve figured you out! AnSci 101?? I hope all is well with you and I’m looking forward to reading more about your vet school adventures!
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I love your Frenchie Fridays! I’m a letterpress printer who has a few Frenchie cards so I thought I’d share!
Keep up the great blog!
I love your cards! Thanks for sharing 🙂
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This is Fina’s sister, Maria. Just want to let you know that I love your blog. Not only do you have great recipes, but great sense of humor and love the pics! I’m here with Sofia who took one look at your site and said “I LOVE sprinkles….ohhhhh look at those! I want to make that and that and that”. Have a great day 🙂
Hi Maria! Thank you for your kind words 🙂 I’m SO glad to hear that Sofia is a fan! Hi Sofia!!
This is literally the YUMMIEST blog that I have EVER seen!!!! I’m obsessed with baking, food in general, eating, and pinterest (slightly new for me but it introduced me to you!) I’m a freshman in college thinking about majoring in elementary Ed but also have always dreamed of opening a bakery. Your blog is so inspiring to read right now and it always makes me laugh!! Love love love it!!! Thanks for all the great recipes 🙂
Hi Emily! Thank YOU for your sweet message! I’m still working on how to combine teaching and baking for the ultimate dream job, I’ll let you know if I figure anything out 🙂 Best of luck with freshman year, it’s one of the best!!
I love reading your blog, I forget how I came across it but it is one of my favs! I love the recipes you post, your rants on life, the awesome amount of sprinkles you use and have the same assparation to visit Paris and master making Macaroons 🙂 I visited Boston for the first time last year and LOVED it! You’re lucky to get to live there!! I also have to say I’ve enjoyed seeing your plugs about Wegmans here and there, I’ve worked for them since high school and now after college and glad you get to enjoy them up there, isn’t it a great store?! I do have a question for you… I’m in the market for a new camera since I, too, have a love of taking pics of food (and everything else!) and was curious as to what camera you have. I’m not gonna lie, seeing your recents photos you’ve posted have made me a bit jealous, lol!! Thanks and keep the great posts coming!
Hey Rebecca! Thanks for your sweet message 🙂 My younger brother and sister worked for Wegmans as well – LOVE that place!!! I have a Nikon D3100 camera with a standard 18-55mm lens as well as a 55-200mm zoom lens. I am 100% obsessed with it and its easily the best purchase I’ve ever made. I’ve heard that both Nikon and Canon DSLRs are good for beginner photographers – I waited until Black Friday to get a camera package on sale. If you’re interested in taking fancier photos and willing to invest the money, I highly recommend buying a DSLR!
We love your recipes… Thanks for sharing with us…
Love your blog! Just moved from Boston after living there for 4 years and my quest for a Frenchie is still not going well… I’m thinking my BF might give in if it just happens to get into our house. forever. 😉
Love your ideas! Im thinking of moving to Boston from Chicago, what are your thoughts? Im a 30yo female looking for a new change of scenery.
Hey Mel, we nominated you for an award. Thought you might want to know! 😉
I love your blog! SOOO CUTE!!! Filled with deliciousness!!! Already obsessed!!!! 🙂
This is too funny, my boyfriend came across your blog and showed it to me (since he knew all that I’m obsessed with baking and making things healthier if/when I can, then when I saw some of the pictures of you and Mike, I realized that I knew you guys.
-Meli, also ’09
What a small world!
Are you on fb are pintrest
Like your recipes
Hi, We were nominated for the “One Lovely Blog Award”. As a condition we were asked to nominate another 15 blogs that we really enjoy. Your blog is one of them! If you want to accept this nomination- the conditions are on our blog. Fiona and Mem
You should do mommy (or daddy) and child cooking/baking classes, you can incorporate many elements of learning plus it’s a good way to bond! Plus you could do it at your apartment and REALLY piss your landlady off! Teehee.
Hello! I love your blog. I feel that blogs should be all about laughing and making fun of the stupid things and life. 🙂 And also enjoying the sweet things! I’m new to the blogging world. I would love any words of advice and finding followers! Have a lovely week!
French bulldogs are amazing. Though if there is ever one wandering the streets of Boston, you’re going to have to beat me there to adopt it.
I was just perusing your blog and then I saw that you went to Cornell! I’m a senior at Cornell with a food blog as well (cupcakesandshowtunes.com). It’s always cool to connect with other Cornellians 🙂 Your blog is lovely!
I just read the blurb in the Press and Sun Bulletin about you having a recipe in Lady’s Home Journal….so I looked you up! LOVE your blog! and lots of cool recipes! and pictures! Looking forward to reading more! How’s that violin playing??????
Once a Boston girl myself – Bethany Union on Newbury, fabulous night-school at Harvard, and boyfriend MIT frat-boy who I dumped after too many white-collar crime antics… Now a Laguna Beach girl (16 years and going strong…nothing will tear me away) and obsessed with your blog!
I’m going to try your Reese’s pb s’mores for guests coming in next wknd! I’m from Boston (was living in Needham) until we got moved to Texas for a few years for my husband’s job. I’m so excited to follow your blog! Any other recipes that you think are a “must bake”?
Hi Lisa! Love to hear from a fellow (or former) Bostonian! As for recipes, I personally love ALL of the blondie ones. And the pumpkin muffins, which I bake pretty much once a week. And anything that has chocolate or peanut butter or both. Tough question 😉
Haha I know….. Definitely a tough question. I’m a peanut butter addict so I’ll start with the Reese’s s’mores and thanks for the tip about the pumpkin muffins. I love anything pumpkin so I’ll plan to do those for my guests (they’re coming from Brookline actually). Thanks again!!
Gorgeous blog! Mind if I follow you? It could be dangerous for me and my family though… too much yummy inspiration here! 😉
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I love your blog!! I’m putting it in my ‘blogs I like’ page on my blog!! thanks for the wonderfulness.
Thanks, Megan! Love your baguettes post – a girl after my own (Paris-loving) heart 🙂
Love love your blog! Looking forward to following! Happy blogging!
I absolutely love this blog! My boyfriend often times has to take my phone away at 3AM because I’m on here when I should be sleeping.
I bake way too much for my own good!
My names is Melony and my husband is Mark. We call ourselves M&M too. I also have two daughters named Morgan and Maggie. However, I teach 4th grade. Love your blog.
So cute! Hello to a fellow M&M couple!!
I just came across your LOVELY blog out of the blue! I’m moving to Boston soon, and let me just tell you, your blog is amazing – I’m very much looking forward to going there! (P.S. I’ve never been to Boston!)
Also, I absolutely LOVE to bake; your recipes are going to come in very handy very very very soon. So I thank you for that 😀
I love your blog!! Very adorable… will definitely be following you!
I’ve been having a look at your blog! Great work, and great pics! Following you!
you look so cute