I’m Bree. Food Photographer. Blogger. Videographer.

Welcome to my online home. Baked Bree is a place where you will find great recipes and inspiration for your next family adventure.  Iʼm what you might call a multi-passionate, I am a food and family travel blogger and photographer. 

On this blog I share food and recipes, travel inspiration and tips, photography and films, and random bits of our life. My husband is in the US Coast Guard and we tend to move every 2-3 years.

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my story

We currently live in Boston after two amazing years in Germany.

If we arenʼt on the road, you will find me being a total homebody. I love cooking and baking, and making my house cozy and warm. I have three kids – teens and a tween and I love being their mom. (Everyone told me that teens are the worst, but I find this age to be a delight.) 

It looks like we are staying put for awhile and calling Massachusetts home after many years of packing and unpacking our bags. To say that we are ready to settle down in an understatement. Just because we aren’t in Europe anymore doesn’t mean that our love for travel and adventure has gone away. We have lots of trips around the US planned. 

 

I started Baked Bree in February of 2010 to document my life in my kitchen.

I said that it was a love letter to anyone that has ever come to my house for a meal.

That part is still true. Over the years it has evolved into so much more than that. This space has become my second home. I’ve shared my life over the years – the good and the bad. The ups and downs of moving every few years. Being a parent. The weirdness that comes with being a 40-something woman. I am so grateful for this little corner of the Internet.

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spoiler alert

I don't want you to think I have it all together.

I most certainly do not. 

I know that my Instagram feed might look like my house is always clean and that dinner is always inventive and nutritious. 

It also might look like we are permanent vacation. There are lots of pretty pictures of traveling around Europe. It also might look like that my kids get along all the time or that my marriage has never had a bump. It also might look like I am always confident and know who I am.

I can assure you that this is not the case.

 

Me (and everyone else on the Internet) shows you only what they want you to see. It is heavily curated and not always what is happening or a true reflection of real life.

I just need you to know that. Donʼt compare what you see on the Internet with what you have going on in your life. 

I have no idea what Iʼm doing most of the time, but Iʼm doing the best that I can. And you know what, thatʼs okay. Iʼm happy and content in a way that I havenʼt been in a long time. 

We all are just doing the best we can. 

My motto – You can be a homebody AND love to get out and see the world.

You don’t have to choose.

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A few of my favorites recipes and posts.

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

when only chocolate will do

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are a little more fiddly than your regular chocolate chip cookie, but 1000% worth it. 

The Best Parisian Blender Crepes

feeling french?

The Best Crepes Ever

Throw everything into the blender the night before and wake up the most delicious crepes imaginable.  

Best Homemade Cinnamon Roll Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

EVERY CHRISTMAS MORNING

The Best Cinnamon Rolls

Santa and cinnamon rolls are the two things that show up every Christmas morning at my house. I’ve tried others, these are the best.