Life Experiences, Tips and Advice

13 Unusual and Creative Activities for Summer

Summer is my favorite season. It comes with vacations, pool parties, picnics... but then COVID happened. My summer plans have drastically changed over the last few months and even though things are starting up again, this summer probably won't be like other times. I've almost exhausted every boredom-buster list, and I'm mainly focused on a… Continue reading 13 Unusual and Creative Activities for Summer

Crafts, Life Experiences, Recipes, Tips and Advice

Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes

Recently, I have been experimenting with pastries. I tried cream puffs, macaroons, and I am hoping to learn how to make baklava. Here is what I learned from my most recent recipe: buttercream macaroons. And don't worry… they are hard to make, but still doable.  If you like meringues you will enjoy these!   1. Don't… Continue reading Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes

Recipes

A Peek Back At My Christmas Baking…

I know this is late, but I really want to tell you about it.  This past Christmas season, I whipped up three batches of gingerbread dough and my mom made gingerbread houses from it.  It was my job to finish up the leftover dough by making gingerbread men!  I made around 200 cookies and had… Continue reading A Peek Back At My Christmas Baking…

Life Experiences, Recipes

Biscotti and Meringues

Whether you dunk them in hot chocolate or if you chomp on them as a snack, biscotti are so much fun.  A few days ago I made them for the second time.  I found the recipe in a cookbook called Desserts Around the World.  I found almost the same exact recipe here.  The only difference is I… Continue reading Biscotti and Meringues