TipTuesday #7: Keeping hands soft while frequently washing and disinfecting them

How to keep hands soft while washing and disinfecting them frequently? 3 simple recipes – you already have everything you need at home!

Hello and welcome to #TipTuesday! Today’s tip is all about simple home remedies for dry and cracked hands. We need to wash our hands more thoroughly and frequently than before, which disrupts the natural moisture and oil balance of the skin. Store-bought creams are a good solution and a must, but I’ve noticed over the years that it’s natural DIY masks that make the biggest difference, so that’s what I’m sharing today!

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Since We’re All Stuck At Home… Let’s Bake Cookies!

Very easy 30min recipe for superb oatmeal cookies with a tad of cinnamon and sweet lemon glaze that gives these cookies a unique flavor

I remember in Friends TV show Phoebe said that she made the best oatmeal-raisin cookies in the world, but she didn’t make them that often because it ‘would be unfair to other cookies’. This is kind of the relationship I have with these cookies 😂 I love this recipe for how simple it is and the result is superb, but don’t make them that often. This time I made them I decided to photograph the process so I could share it with you. I’ll tell the recipe in detail, so less talk – more action!

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How To Eat Less Sugar: My 5 Tried-And-True Strategies

I won’t be talking about ‘avoiding’ or ‘cutting down’ on sugar and foods that are high in sugar – these ‘tips’ are frankly useless. ‘Stop drinking soda’ won’t help you – you know already that soda isn’t healthy. I’ll tell you my personal legit and practical strategies that really work for me and help me minimize sugar intake.

After I’ve done elimination diet (you can read full post all about it here) I’ve found out that processed white sugar wreaks havoc on my body, especially when I eat a lot of it on a daily basis. My skin starts looking extremely dull and dehydrated, I get small irritation spots on my cheeks, develop sleep issues and fatigue, and gain water weight. Once I cut sugar out, I go back to normal within a week.

I won’t be talking about ‘avoiding’ or ‘cutting down’ on sugar and foods that are high in sugar – these ‘tips’ are frankly useless. ‘Stop drinking soda’ won’t help you – you know already that soda isn’t healthy. I’ll tell you my personal legit and practical strategies that really work for me and help me minimize sugar intake. As always, no bullsh*t here. Let’s start!

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White Chocolate Cookies. My Absolute Favorite 20min Recipe!

A simple 20min (preparations+baking) recipe of awesome chewy white chocolate cookies. Only 6 simple ingredients, a little bit of mixing, and you’ve got awesome tasty cookies that maintain that white chocolate taste. Perfect with a cup of coffee!

As you might have guessed from the name of my blog, I love love love coffee! I’d like to make a small number of posts about my favorite desserts to have with coffee and this is the first post in this series. I also happen to love baking – it’s like meditation to me in a way. I love experimenting and just focusing on the ingredients whenever I feel like it. The recipes I usually make range from very time-consuming to literally 20-minute ones, and these cookies belong in this second category. I’ll describe all the details and guide you through the process, so let’s start!

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