The Barre Basics

Have you ever tried barre? It’s apparently one of the fastest and most effective workouts to change your body. I tried it for the first time about two weeks ago and I quickly realized why it’s so effective! Within the first 15 minutes of class, my arms felt as if they were on fire! I knew it would be a bit… Read More

Chocolate-Hazelnut Buckwheat Tart

Happy Holidays Friends! Last week I mentioned that I had entered my Sweet Potato Cake (I added new/updated photos to the post) and Chocolate-Hazelnut Buckwheat Tart in a local baking contest. The next day I was so happy and excited to find out that my cake won first place and my chocolate tart won 3rd place! So today… Read More

Les Boules Coco

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus Marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year, the winter solstice occurs for the Northern Hemisphere in December and for the Southern Hemisphere in June. Around the world, it has played an important role in cultures—from ancient… Read More