All posts tagged: cookies


Online Cookie Exchange

For a while now, I’ve been seeing these cookie exchanges everywhere. I’ve never really known what they were about, it seems people bake cookies, and then give them to others. What says on the tin… Recently, I was invited to take part in an online cookie exchange, go figure! It came at about the same time I was wondering about how it all worked. The cookie exchange is done thanks to Patience Brewster, an artist that creates hand painted Christmas ornaments, as well as gifts for holiday and everyday decor. You can see their Facebook page here, where they’re showing some other recipes. I’ve been trying to bake cakes these days, and unfortunately, I almost forgot about this exchange! However, here I am, right at the last minute, taking part in the 2014 cookie exchange. The cookies I chose are a favourite from when I was a kid. They’re not Christmas cookies themselves, but I love them so much I decided to go with them. I found the recipe online, but I made a couple …

Baked shortbread cooling

Three steps to yummy

Today, I found out that I’m what they call a Millennial. I’ve seen the word in many blogs and articles, and I always thought it was related to the 20-somethings, or so, but it seems it’s anyone born in the early 80s as well. I’m a Millennial. Not that it has anything to do with anything, but it was sort of a discovery for me. The amount of articles I haven’t read, just because I thought weren’t aimed at me… Ah, you live, you learn. Anyway, sorry, I just needed to share that information with someone. Today, I also had a haircut. I’m still not sure whether I’m going to grow it again or not, so I’m trying to style it differently for now. So far, the only feedback I’ve had was my brother saying something along the lines of my hairdo being too styled (one of those things lost in translation, I guess), so I’m now left with the worry that it might actually not suit me. Luckily, it grows quickly, so in a …