Category Archives: beauty

Valentine’s Cupcake Cake

Valentine’s Cupcake Cake This is a fun Valentine’s Day favorite! If you’ve been following along, you know I make a special Valentine treat every year. Last year it was our decadent Chocolate Raspberry Cake, two years ago it was this Pretty Pink Heart Cake, and three years ago it was these adorable heart shaped Valentine’s […]

Read More

The Sweet Laurel Cake, Coffee + Tea Shop \\ Sweet Laurel

  Sweet Laurel: Cake, Coffee + Tea by Claire Thomas From the beginning Laurel and I knew it needed to be a jewel box. Sweet Laurel has always had this “secret garden” quality. Our only form of marketing was through word of mouth, and I wanted the space to reflect that: like stumbling into an […]

Read More

Healing Journey Update \\ Sweet Laurel

Healing Journey Update It’s been a while since I have given you an update about my healing journey! Healing through food has been my mantra since 2014. After my autoimmune disease ripped through me with a vicious force, my family intervened and encouraged to not put my health off another year. My top symptoms were energy depletion, extreme hormonal […]

Read More

DIY Lavender Coconut Oil Rub \\ Sweet Laurel

Lavender Coconut Oil Rub This is my go to for a luxurious, pre-bedtime ritual. It started when Nico was born, and after every bath he’d get a coconut oil massage. He still gets a coconut oil rub down after every bath, and he loves it so much. I got to thinking that I need to […]

Read More