A Day in the Life of a Baking Student

I’ve been wanting to share what my daily schedule as a baker looks like and I’ve finally put together a somewhat accurate schedule of the daily events of a baking student. I have yet to get a full-time job in a bakery, so this outlines the day of events of a baking student, not a professional baker. That will (hopefully) be another post for another day!

Day in the Life of a Baker // mocha and moccasins

5:45 am – Bakers usually start their mornings between 4-6am. For me, I would be awake at 5:45am. It’s amazing to see the sun rising as you are getting ready in the morning. I’ll try to make my coffee, brush my teeth, wash my face and moisturize before 6 am.

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Summer Favourites // Organix, Korres, Michael Kors, BB16 and More

We are slowly beginning to see summer coming to an end through familiar autumnal scents coming back, as well as the cooler nights that have been creeping up on us. And we can’t forget pumpkin everything everywhere. However, I also find myself getting excited for the beauty products that come into the market. Just before we can officially say adiós to summer, I wanted to share some of my favourite hair and beauty products, as well as fashion and a few other lifestyle favourites throughout the summer of 2014. Enjoy!

summer favourites // beauty, food and tv

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Banana Caramel Nut Muffins

Banana Caramel Nut Muffins // Mocha and Moccasins

Who here has walked into a bakery and wanted to order every baked good they had on display? *raises hand* Brownies, pumpkin loaves, banana bread… I love a classic homemade banana bread, but it can get boring sometimes. I’ve made a few pumpkin recipes before (pumpkin spice loaf, vegan pumpkin muffins), but today I’m steering away from the classic fall pumpkin spice flavour and going with something more rich – creamy, velvety, caramel! With the addition of pecans, these muffins are rich, sweet and tender – definitely an indulgent muffin I would order from a bakery, and I think you would, too!

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