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Holiday Apple Tart

There is no better aroma than the sweet smell of baked goods. It just brings back so many wonderful memories for me. Although my mom wasn’t a baker, she was a wonderful cook- my grandmother was an amazing baker. 306 more words

Satin soft legs with a touch of apricot oil

So it’s winter and then we girls don’t always shave our legs since it’s not really necessary. Well, with Christmas around the corner we’ll be wearing party dresses… and that means our legs better be soft if we want to rock those outfits! 283 more words


Kitchen Sink Cookie Bars - Holiday Edition

One of the unfortunate consequences of holiday baking is all the ingredient odds and ends you’re left with. For me, this usually entails a variety of dried fruits, nuts, and chocolate. 366 more words


Shortbread wreaths pleasing to the eye and the taste buds

Bon Appetit had a gorgeous cover for their holiday edition. What at first appeared to be a wreath was actually a shortbread cookie beautifully decorated with freeze-dried flowers. 420 more words

Holiday Baking

Frangipane muffins (almond) with apricot jam

These are definitely one of my favourite muffins, and I have yet to encounter the first person who doesn’t like them (except for the odd person here and there who doesn’t like jam filling)! 361 more words

In Our Kitchen

Icy Winter Weather

Just a quick post with today’s outfit for running errands in the icy winter weather.  This is one of my favorite sweaters to wear when I just want to be warm and casual. 99 more words


The Doctor's Riesling Marlborough 2014

Tasted 18/DEC/2014.

This wine is pale straw-yellow, bright with brilliant clarity. On the nose are complex aromas of apple, citrus, lemon and light floral notes complemented by a “rich creamyness”. 93 more words