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February Favorites (2018)

(photo taken by Fiona Chiu) Happy Friday! Today I’m taking a break from sharing a recipe and instead, I’m sharing my February favorites. Don’t worry, I have a new recipe coming early next week! It’s a delicious pasta dish, perfect for Valentine’s Day. For now, I hope you’ll enjoy my little list of February favorites, including some Valentine’s Day recipes, a sneak peek of our engagement photos and a few other things I’m loving lately. February Goals As you may know, I love writing monthly and weekly goals. This month, my goal has been to wake up 15 minutes earlier and do yoga. I wake up at 5:45am, I roll out my mat and do 15 minutes of yoga in my pajamas. I…

Chocolate Coconut Oat Bars

These chocolate coconut oat bars are my idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Trust me, your weekend needs these bars, Valentine’s Day or not. Speaking of the weekend, I am so happy it’s Friday! It’s been a long week and I’m excited to finally get some time in the kitchen. Our last weekend was spent in Moncton as we were dog-sitting for my parents who were off to Montreal. My brother was competing in a track and field event, so all of my family was gone. For that reason, Shaun and I had the house to ourselves with Lola (our family dog). It felt so good to be back to our hometown for the weekend. We went to the Farmers’ Market, I went on a few walks with Lola and I…