Monday, January 25, 2016

homemade biscuits + jam


the Kitchn Cookbook has done it again. When Joel and I started planning our kitchen design, I bought the the Kitchn Cookbook to read front to back on how to design, use, and cook in my kitchen. The last quarter of the book is decided solely to amazing recipes that have been tried and tested for how good they are, and carefully selected to put into the book. I have tried a handful of the recipes, and every single one has been loved by the people that got a taste. These quick drop biscuits and quick berry jam are my new favorite breakfast. They are so easy to make and can be prepped the evening before. The following morning you drop them in the pan and bake them until they are golden brown on top and then serve and enjoy. Joel and I love love love them.

these recipes are a must try! 

Enjoy! 


love kaytee

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies




You Will Need:
1/2 cup of white sugar
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1 stick of butter, softened
1 egg 
1 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
pinch of salt
dash of pure mexican vanilla
3/4 bag of bittersweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350
Measure you peanut butter and sugars, then toss into a medium-bowl with your butter. Mix well, then add 1 egg. Add your salt and vanilla, mix. Measure your flour, baking powder, baking soda and mix batter until white is gone. Add your chocolate chips and then make small to medium size balls onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes until tops are golden brown 
love kaytee

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Amanda + Adam | Bebe

You've seen these faces quite a bit around here since I first shot their engagements back in 2013. After their engagements, I shot their wedding the following June in the Outer Banks, and a fun 6 month anniversary shoot with them in NYC the following December. Shortly after the shoot, they announced they were expecting their baby girl AND moving to Richmond. All within a few short days before her due date, they made the move to RVA, and we met on the James to shoot some pictures before the arrival of Ms Faire. She is now here, and I cannot wait to continue the adventure with these dear friends. 
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Home in the Country


Joel and I have been nonstop here lately. We have finished the living room, my office, and patched up more of the kitchen. I am starting on the hallway and foyer today, hoping to be done with that in a week. Lots of updates on their way, and I am THE MOST excited about finally having an office of my own. I cannot wait to move my stuff in, and finally start spreading out. It has been a wonderful 4 years of working beside my bed, I actually did enjoy it, but I am excited to have an actual room. One that I can decorate and make myself comfortable in while I work on one of my biggest passions in life. I am looking forward to where this space takes me, and the new opportunities that it will create. 

Coming soon! 


love kaytee

Friday, July 3, 2015

25!



Today marks the day that I am officially 25. We planned to celebrate this weekend in New York, so we planned a backyard get together for all of our friends to come celebrate and see the house. We passed around my Polaroid camera, and these are the gems we found at the end of the night. It was amazing having everyone there, and we had so much fun. The piƱata was a huge hit!
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love kaytee