How to create and get into New Years mood

A lot of holidays preparations start on cheerful and hopeful note but somehow as we get closer to the celebration, all excitement wears off as most of the time ends up being spent in the kitchen. Surely most women can relate – if I want a festive celebration, the best way to achieve it is…

How to tell if a guy likes you

There are many ways to tell if a guy likes you. Some signs might be more obvious than others. The list below is based on my experience and also got validated by my husband 🙂 Please note that this only applies to heterosexual relationships. Signs he likes you when you just met He looks at…

Winter Holidays Checklist

Anticipating hours in traffic and getting last-minute gifts in panic? Have no fear – here is the checklist that can help you stay focused during the most wonderful time of the year. The easiest way to ensure that nothing gets forgotten is to think about it in categories. They are also organized in order of…

The best apple pie

I know right now you would say that I cannot surprise you with an apple pie for a fall recipe. Right? Wrong! Although it is not ground breaking, it is still the best apple pie I have tried in a while, and my husband agrees. While it will be baking, your whole house will smell…

Creating a Summer Mood

Getting excited for the summer is harder during pandemic time but not impossible. Even when traveling is limited and patios are still closed down in Ontario (so jealous of California!), there are many ways to get ready for the summer and especially to get into the lighter mood. Below are some ideas! Create a summer…

Weekend Meal: Mushroom Penne Pasta

This is something that can be done under 30 minutes and tastes amazing! It is a penne pasta with portobello mushrooms and bacon in tomato four cheese sauce sprinkled with mozzarella cheese. You can switch it up, add more ingredients or change the kind of sauce you want to use, but this specific combination has…

Getting Energy Back

This year is starting rough. Let’s pretend I am ignorant and not following any news and updates and just hiding at home focusing on my own goals and development regardless of what’s going on outside. Even then it is really hard to stay positive or having energy to do things. People who also feel this…

Chocolate Mousse Desert

Looking for a quick Christmas desert that does not require baking, a lot of work or special ingredients? Look no further! *Drum roll* Meet the Chocolate Mousse! Yes, it is that good that it should be referred to only using capital letters. Light and rich at the same time, it will make any holiday night…

Best hot chocolate recipe

In the time of global pandemic, economic and environmental decline and also horrible November weather a simple cup of hot chocolate is the best way to put the crazy world on pause and enjoy a moment of joy. What you need for one cup: -one cup of milk -two-three table spoons of hot chocolate powder…

Why Baking Bread is Significant

Since COVID-19 hit, most of people in the world were literally forced to stay home for months. Soon social media was hit with one of the key trends of 2020 – baking bread at home. For months I was resistant to participate, first of all, because I am a terrible baker. My husband regularly asks…