Six Years of Sweet

Six Years of Sweet

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One year ago today I waxed poetic about my amazing grandmother and how The Sweetest Occasion came to life. On that day, now over six years ago, I was about a year out of grad school with a fancy MBA, witnessing an economy that was literally crumbling before our eyes. In between printing, folding and mailing my resume countless times a week, I started a little blog. After a handful of posts I told my family and friends about my …

6 Ways to Cozy Up for Fall

6 Ways to Cozy Up for Fall

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At this point I think it’s pretty undeniable that fall has arrived. I can give up the game of saying it’s “late summer,” because although technically true it feels nothing like summer here this week. The leaves are starting ever so subtly to stain red and orange. The wind has a crisp edge even on warm days. This morning it was outright chilly when we woke up! So naturally today, after a busy weekend of travel and hanging out with …

Yummy Fall Desserts + Friday Link Love

Yummy Fall Desserts + Friday Link Love

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Happy Friday, friends! I’m coming at you live this morning from Buffalo where B had an early morning appointment today. From here we’re heading off to Long Island to visit our good friends for the weekend so by the time we make it home on Sunday we’ll have quite literally criss-crossed across most of New York State. Our weekend plans are basically just to hang out, but we’re contemplating taking the train into the city on Saturday or maybe going …