I’m a relative newcomer to the world of cycling, but it didn’t take long for me to fall in love with it. I ride almost every day now and can’t get enough of it. So what took me so long to find this joyous activity and why do I love it so much now?Continue reading “Ode to the Bicycle”
Hiatus? What Hiatus?
Alright, so it’s been a while. Life just sort of took over, as it does from time to time. So what have I been up to? Well, I suppose, lots of stuff and not much at all at the same time.
Anyone else still feel like 2019 was last year? Boy, time sure flies when you’re… stuck at home trying to avoid all other humans like there’s some sort of plague going around or something…Continue reading “Hiatus? What Hiatus?”
Ocean Salt – A Lush Review
Every year for Christmas I get a Lush giftbox. This year’s box included Ocean Salt, a face and body scrub that I’ve wanted to try for a long time. Now that I’ve tried it, I think I’m converted. It’s a great product. Continue reading “Ocean Salt – A Lush Review”
Mocha Baileys Yule Log Cake
Here’s one last recipe to round off my holiday baking. Yule log, bûche de Noël – whatever you want to call this cake, it is delicious and festive and I think close to being the best thing I have ever made. So let’s dig in, shall we? Continue reading “Mocha Baileys Yule Log Cake”
So Long 2017, Hello 2018
Personally, I’d have to chalk 2017 up to a pretty great year. I think I accomplished a lot, experienced a lot, and now I’ve set myself up for a good start to the new year. For once in my life, I feel like I might be going somewhere – and it’s a really nice feeling. Continue reading “So Long 2017, Hello 2018”
White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes
The holidays aren’t over until I say they’re over! These cupcakes were an addition to my boyfriend’s Christmas gift and they were a huge hit. These cupcakes are delicious, with a near close favourite icing that I’ve ever made before. Here they are, white chocolate peppermint cupcakes – yummmm! Continue reading “White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes”
4 Great Mug Cake Recipes
Mug cakes are the cutest things! And a great way to give yourself (or a loved one) a quick and easy sweet treat. Plus, if you’re looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, these can all be easily put into mason jars, decorated, and gifted! I did this, and they were a hit. I chose these four recipes with gifting in mind, so I wanted to keep them as simple as possible and with as little wet ingredients as possible (which people will obviously have to fill in themselves, since those won’t keep). These worked perfectly, and are so, so yummy! Continue reading “4 Great Mug Cake Recipes”
Green Tea Genoise Sponge Cake
This is such a good cake! A super moist sponge that’s not too sweet and with that perfect hint of Matcha tea. So good! And it is incredibly easy to make. Enjoy! Continue reading “Green Tea Genoise Sponge Cake”
2 Great Coconut Water-Based Smoothies
I’m a big lover of all things coconut, so I thought to myself, I wonder if there are any recipes for smoothies using coconut water – and of course, the internet provided. So here are 2 great coconut water-based smoothies that I enjoy sipping on. Continue reading “2 Great Coconut Water-Based Smoothies”
I got into a Creative Writing Program!
On a whim, I applied for a creative writing program, and I just found out that I got in! I’m so amazed and excited! It sounds like an amazing program, with classes that will actually be useful in helping me to learn about how to get my books published, how to write better, how to categorize better, all that jazz. Continue reading “I got into a Creative Writing Program!”