Sparkling Sangria Iced Tea

This weather has got me thinking about all the delicious summer drinks I’ll be making/consuming. However, I am still breastfeeding so I am always on the hunt for creative drinks that are non-alcoholic. I thought I would start with a basic, but a good one, the classic Iced Tea. On a typical hot and humid […]

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At first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off again…

So I woke up one morning feeling good and had this crazy idea of making fresh butter croissants from scratch. Now let me tell you, I have never made croissants or rather any puff pastry dessert by scratch, therefore I was fully unaware how much of my day would be taken up. A dear friend […]

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Culinary Adventure in Tuscany

It seems everywhere I turn around someone I know or someone on Instagram is showing their latest pictures from Italy and it got me thinking of my honeymoon in July 2015. I remember I couldn’t wait to embark on our culinary adventure in Italy and all the food we were going to taste and hopefully […]

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Spring Cleaning my Makeup Routine

I love everything beauty. Having worked in the cosmetics department at Shoppers Drug Mart many moons ago, I would love when a new product line came in and couldn’t wait to test it out! The beauty industry is ever changing, but one thing does not and that is a clear and flawless complexion. We all […]

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The Nostalgia of Baking

  This morning I woke up craving cookies my grandmother used to bake. I remember walking over to her house and getting excited when she made a fresh batch. In Italian, they are called “biscotti di latte”, which translates to “milk cookies”. They aren’t meant to be pretty, they are meant to be simply delicious. […]

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Baking Woe turns into Baking Wow?

I recently purchased a Nordic Ware Bundt Pan at Williams Sonoma and have been looking for an opportunity to create something yummy. I love that a simple cake can look so much prettier when it comes out of a designed Bundt pan. I had a few ripe bananas lying around and decided to make my […]

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Simply Pure and Natural Hand Scrub

  Ever since I became a mom, my hands have been extremely dry. I tried dozens of creams and nothing was working. Everyone kept telling me that I needed to drink more water, but trust me, there was no more room for H20 in my body! I decided to take matters in my own hands […]

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