Café Maria Theresa

Café Maria Theresa

Café Maria Theresa Popular throughout Austria, this flavorful coffee is named for beloved Austrian empress Maria Theresa. And, this same recipe with a twist makes a Fiaker. That version, named for Vienna’s carriage drivers or fiakers, who need something warm to keep...
Cevapcici with Tzatziki Dip

Cevapcici with Tzatziki Dip

Cevapcici with Tzatziki Dip Cevapcici [che VOP chee chee] comes from the Persian kebab and Slavic diminutive ending, -cici; literally, “little kebabs.” These small sausages were introduced to Europe during the Ottoman Empire. Popular in Balkan countries, these...
Roadtrip 2022 – Victoria to Edmonton Adventures

Roadtrip 2022 – Victoria to Edmonton Adventures

Generational Travel This family road trip has been in the works since before 2020 when the Pandemic hit. We were finally able to make it happen. It all started when one of my best friends made a trip to West Edmonton Mall and shared those photos with my daughter. She...
Ylang Ylang:  Benefits, Uses & Diffuser Blends

Ylang Ylang: Benefits, Uses & Diffuser Blends

Benefits How to Use Diffuser Blends What is Ylang Ylang? Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata) is well known for its sweet and floral scent.  It is typically found in countries surrounding the Indian Ocean, such as Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, India and even some...
Clary Sage Oil:  Benefits, Uses, & Diffuser Blends

Clary Sage Oil: Benefits, Uses, & Diffuser Blends

Benefits How to Use Diffuser Blends What is Clary Sage? Clary sage (Salvia sclarea) is a beautiful plant with purple flowers, typically found in the Mediterranean Basin. Clary Sage oil has a light, refreshing scent which has been used in the past for various eye...