Labor Day Weekend in SoCal

Pineapple upside down cake, turkey sandwich and strawberry meyer lemon tart from Jolly Holiday Bakery, Disneyland | Delicious Not Gorgeous

i’ve been back at school for 9ish days by now, and i’m already stressed and tired. for some reason, all of my professors this quarter thought it was imperative to assign boatloads of busy work, quarter-long projects, group presentations, and finals. did i mention that my finance professor likes to use long acronyms that no […]

Holidays at Disneyland 2016

holidays at disneyland: sleeping beauty's castle | delicious not gorgeous

when it’s the holidays at disneyland, it grows even more magical. aside from the special decorations and fireworks and parades, and the seasonal food offerings, it was the first time i’ve never sweated all day, wanting to retreat somewhere cool and dark and quiet at 3pm. i couldn’t stop saying, IT’S SO BEAUTIFUL and IT’S LIT (after which i would […]

Matterhorn Macaroons

These Matterhorn macaroons have all the coconutty, crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside qualities of a normal macaroon, but in Disney form.

these were inspired by the matterhorn macaroons at disneyland. i’ve never had one there (i always get seduced away from them by macarons or peanut butter cookies or ice cream or other delicacies), but it seemed like something perfect to make at home, and perfect to use as an introduction to my disney series. fall […]