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Sugar Cookies and Sauvignon Blanc


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. 


Ginger Snap Cookies


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. 


Merry Christmas!


From my family to yours, I wish you a Merry Christmas; may it be filled with good memories and warm cookies! Fill those wine glasses a little bit higher (I know I sure will), and why not make that rye + ginger a double? Sure, pile a few extra cookies onto that plate – seriously, calories don’t count this time of year!Now, I don’t know about you, but it hasn’t really felt much like Christmas this year. Perhaps it’s the lack of snow and wintery weather, or perhaps it’s the fact that this year, Christmas just…


Pecan Toffee Cookies


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…