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A Taste of France in New York City

Elegant, simple, delicious.  Lady M Confections is located near Bryant Park on 36 West 40th Street.  They are known around the globe for their amazing and delicate handmade crepe cakes.  Their cakes have been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire, The Oprah Magazine, and Manhattan Magazine. Lady M even offers a three tier wedding crepe cake for the wedding of your dreams!

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Photo Credits: LadyM.com

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How To: Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Cinnamon, turkey, sweet potatoes galore.  A week later I am still reminiscing on a Thanksgiving filled with happy bellies, joyful hearts, and shared stories of all our times apart.  One of my favorite family traditions growing up was making pumpkin pie with my mom starting from scratch and coming out with the perfect pie that my sisters and I would eventually eat for breakfast the next morning.

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The Great NYC Pie Excursion

As I pack for my trip home this Thanksgiving, I reminisced on my experience here in the city last year.  Bek and I both spent Thanksgiving Holiday in New York City last year and understand how much a warm slice of homemade pie a la mode after a delicious home cooked meal can warm the heart and soul. Continue reading

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The 3 Types of Sleepless Sweets

Desserts are everywhere and can range from a simple scoop of chocolate ice cream to a crazy new take on a kiwi chili puff pastry.  According to Restaurants.org, there are over 45,680 eating and drinking locations in New York City as of 2015.  This is a $43.3 billion industry employing 9% of the population in the state of New York.  These are huge and hard to grasp numbers, but the idea is that how do we find the best dessert places in such a highly respected and well-known city?  My goal is for Sleepless Sweets to become a place where I can give recommendations to some of my favorite places in the city to help you narrow down the tens of thousands of options to a few of the best!  So here are a few things to expect:

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