September 2011

Afternoon Tea, Anyone? The Best Buttery Scones Recipe

by Janelle 09.30.2011
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After visiting London this summer and enjoying an extravagant Afternoon Tea, I became inspired to make buttery, sweet scones. My boyfriend and I had Tea at the uber-chic Palm Court at the Langham Hotel on Regent Street in London. This Tea was awarded the Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea 2010, the “OSCARS” of the tea world… and […]

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Pumpkin Spice Bars

by Janelle 09.26.2011
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It’s almost fall and that means it’s time to start baking warm, spicy autumn desserts. My absolute favorite spice cake recipe is for Pumpkin Spice Bars. To make the bars, you start out by baking a homemade spice cake in a sheet pan and savoring the smell of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves filling up […]

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Glorious Gloves: 5 Fab Gloves to Keep Warm This Fall

by Janelle 09.21.2011
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Gloves are a super easy way to up the chic factor of any outfit as soon as the first fall chill hits the air. This season there is no shortage of fabulous gloves, whether they are biker gloves, full length, fur, leather, you name it! Check out my favorite 5: 

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Anzac Biscuits

by Janelle 09.18.2011
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Although wildly popular in Australia and New Zealand, Anzac biscuits have not caught on in the rest of the world, until now. I first tried Anzac biscuits at Peels, a hip new eatery on New York City’s Bowery. The delicious, crumbly texture of these sweet, nutty, granola-like biscuits was unlike anything I’d ever tried and […]

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Fall Fashion Staples: 5 Sweater Dresses

by Janelle 09.15.2011
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Late Summer/Fall crossover clothes aren’t easy, but if you do it right, you will be stylin’ your way through the seasons without a hitch. Sweater dresses are one of my favorite staples because you can start out in early Fall wearing them with a simple ballet flat or heavier sandal and then take it right […]

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4 Stylish Raincoats

by Janelle 09.07.2011
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On this rainy week in NYC, I was inspired to find ways to stay chic and there is no better solution than a designer raincoat. With these 4 picks, you’ll be praying for the rain…

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Baked by Melissa’s September Mini of the Month

by Janelle 09.01.2011

Happy September! It’s back to school time and there is no better way to cheer yourself up from the post-summer vacation blues, then with cupcakes. This month, Baked By Melissa brings us “Milk & Cookies” – a brilliant concoction of vanilla cake, vanilla icing and an adorable mini honey bear on top. Delicious! The vanilla […]

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