How to Make Tantalizing British-Style Scones

British-Style Scones

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a woman in possession of every Jane Austen book must be in want of a scone. Milly is home from her mission, and it’s time to get caught up on all of our British favorites. A little bit of Jane Austen. A few seasons of Downton Abby. Several hours of […]

The Day I Found A Brand New Heirloom To Treasure

Tracery oval dish by Wendell August with Florentine cookies

I received a package in the mail last week with these beautiful boxes in it. I love the kind of boxes that you simply tie a pretty silver ribbon around, because they’re just too pretty to wrap. Note the “hand hammered” paper effect that offers a hint at what’s inside. Brilliant. I mean that literally. […]