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Winona inspired snarling and gnashing of teeth at The Frisky offices when she announced that her boyfriend knows how to make macarons. She can have the delightful French cookies any time she wants. That bitch! But she’ll be the one green with envy once she sees my cute new macaron lip gloss. The pot opens to reveal an inside mirror and the pastel colors are precious. Just like real macarons. [$3.95, Neatoshop]
Happy Macaron Day, everyone! Today is a day to celebrate the delicious, delicate, and notoriously difficult little cookie, the macaron. If you’re in Paris or NYC, you might be able to score free macarons from a famous bakery (lucky you!), but if you live elsewhere, I suggest you take the opportunity to whip up a batch of your own macarons. Are they challenging? Yes, but the result is so, so worth it. Click on the gallery above for 5 classic macaron recipes, perfect for beginners, and good luck!
OK, this week’s project does require a bit of sewing knowledge (or a friend with some sewing knowledge who will help you out in exchange for a mimosa), but if you can pull it off, the end result is the most adorable little coin purse ever. I’d love to whip up a colorful batch of these and give them to my girlfriends for Christmas. Along with some edible macarons, of course. [Craft Passion]
If we walk into a drugstore and see just one more heart-shaped box of chintzy chocolates, we’ll go on a hunger strike. A much classier V-Day prize? A gift basket from L’Age de The, which includes three specialty romantic blends of luxury tea and a selection of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla macarons baked by renowned pastry chef Damien Herrgott. Scrumptious. [$22, L’Age de The] Keep reading »