Tag: gifts

Cinnamon orange sugar scrub

Let the gift madness begin!

Or maybe not?

Not that December needs to be all about gifts, because it shouldn’t be, but I admit that I have been buying some things and wrecking my brain, worrying if I’ll get everything in time. Between my birthday next week, Christmas and Rok’s birthday at the end of the month, December is never very easy for us.

cinnamon orange body scrub

The downside of buying birthday gifts in December is that everyone is buying something too and I have to work harder than usual to find what I’m looking for and then hope it’s in stock and ships in time. I don’t even want to begin talking about the crowds in stores or at the post office.

Buuut, after the crowds and being busy and all over the place comes joy. The joy of giving someone something you know will make them smile, something they’ll find useful or fun. I love that feeling.

Homemade chocolate liqueur

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing day and spent it surrounded by the people you love. And with some good food and drinks. That’s exactly what I did. With the added bonus of a cat in my lap. But these days, it’s not just coffee I crave, it’s liqueur. Crave might be a strong word, but I have been dreaming about this for so long and the days of celebration are finally here. This chocolate liqueur is all I wanted three days ago, on a late Tuesday afternoon, when I stood in a never-ending line at the grocery store, all annoyed and just ready to get out of there. We had to do some quick food shopping that day and the situation was absolutely crazy. The shopping mall we (Rok and I) went to was so packed I couldn’t find a single shopping cart or basket. They were all taken! That has never happened to me before. I guess […]