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6 Holiday Cookies You Need to Bake ASAP

6 Holiday Cookies You Need to Bake ASAP I have always loved the holidays, especially when it comes time to go over to my grandma’s house and bake Christmas cookies. No one messes with her Christmas cookies. She used to bake hundreds for my grandpa’s car dealership. Even though they are retired now, we all still enjoy baking them together. Continue reading for the 6 best holiday cookies you need to bake ASAP: 1) Pinwheel Cookies These are the cutest cookies ever! A delicious swirl never hurt anybody! When making this recipe, there is a point where you freeze your dough in a log form. I typically tend to avoid cookies that require this step. However, this is one of the best components of this cookie. This allows for an easy way to save the dough and for the...

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Going the Distance: Why I Am Thankful For My Long Distance Relationship

How I found myself going the distance...   The summer before I started my freshman year of college I was working full time at one of the most luxurious resorts located on the sands of Montecito, California. All I could think about was saving money for college and my excitement for the fall quarter to begin. That all changed when the pool boy I would see each day pushing towel carts would become my boyfriend. It is now my second year at UCLA and yes, I am still dating that pool boy. Through the past year and a half, a lot has changed in my life. However, even though we have not been in the same town since that summer, I am so grateful that we decided to go the distance.  Moving away from home was scary! A newer and bigger city full of opportunities was as ex...

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The Top 5 Ways to Destress Right Now

The Top 5 Ways to Destress Right Now Life is stressful! Right now with the pandemic, the election, exams, work, or whatever else it may be, their is a lot going on. Sometimes everything can become so overwhelming that we can become absent minded and forgetful which can cause even more stress. The other day, for example, I was walking around trying to find my keys while they were in my hand. For your sake, and for the sake of those you live with, check out the top 5 ways to destress if you find yourself like I did.  1) Take a walk! Taking a break from the screen and getting outside for some fresh air can be a real game changer. Whether it is the warm sun on your back or the sound of the leaves blowing in the wind, walking can quickly put...

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