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Sugar Cookies and Sauvignon Blanc

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It’s a grey, rainy Monday night in Toronto, but my kitchen smells like sugar cookies (and my mouth has the lingering taste of Sauvignon Blanc). I spent the day doing laundry and vacuuming and cleaning the litter box and washing multiple stacks of dishes. So what am I doing to make time for myself and relax? 

Well, I’ll tell you. Here’s my secret to relaxing:

I poured myself a glass (or three, whatever) of wine and baked some sugar cookies. 

in KITCHEN

Ginger Snap Cookies

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Who doesn’t love baking during the holiday season? 

There’s something comforting and relaxing about the smell of cookies swirling through the kitchen while the snow is falling outside. 

Baileys in your coffee or hot chocolate is a must. The choice to play Christmas music while baking, well.. that’s up to you. 

in BEAUTY, KITCHEN

Ten Ways To Use Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil.It’s the latest health craze – “coconut oil” this, and “coconut oil” that.Well, I’m happy to admit that I’ve jumped on the coconut oil train, and I regret absolutely nothing.There are so many things you can use it for; your skin, your hair, cooking – seriously, so many things. I won’t bore you all with a long list of perks, but I will share with you ten ways to use coconut oil, and why I think it’s more than just a phase. 1. Hair mask.Coconut oil is one of the most…

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Pecan Toffee Cookies

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Sometimes when I need to clear my head, I bake.I also craft, or watch some of my favorite TV shows over and over again (likes FRIENDS or Grey’s Anatomy), but lately, it’s been baking. There have been a few instances where I’ve come up with some pretty rad recipes, and this is one that I needed to share with you all.I like to take a regular old cookie recipe and revamp it to make it unique, and that’s exactly what I did with this one. I’m not a huge fan of caramel, but…