Photos that make me smile #48

Happy Sunday! I absolutely love lazy Sunday mornings & today is no different. Jonas and I came back from a long weekend trip in Edinburgh last night & after a lovely late morning today, I’m now enjoying a cup of coffee while the sun beams into our living room through the window. I’ve got a…

Recipe: Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Squares

This past weekend Jonas wanted to have a bit of a treat, however, as he has recently been following a low carb, high diet- I had to go out of my comfort zone and find something that was suitable. I found a fabulous and easy recipe on DietDoctor.com for some Chocolate and Peanut Squares and…

Sunday Breakfast Before the Holidays

Hey everyone! So this past Sunday I went out to breakfast with my friend Gabija before her flight back home to Lithuania. I’m flying out later this week and am absolutely excited- can’t wait to have some time off from work and be back in Lithuania with all my friends and family! We met up…

Breakfast at The Savoy in London

Hey everyone! So this weekend my lovely parents visited Jonas and I in London. It was so nice to see them and have the opportunity to spend some quality time with them ๐Ÿ™‚ Although my dad left a day before my mom, we still spent Thursday together and then on Saturday, my mom, Jonas and…

Recipe: Autumnal Pear and Plum Bundt Cake

When it comes to autumn time, I always love to bake at home and make something from scratch. The past few weeks I’ve been treating Jonas with my traditional Lithuanian Apple Pie, but this weekend I decided to do something a bit different. I made a Pear and Plum Bundt Cake, that both of us…

The Cosy Club in Guildford

A few weeks ago Jonas and I went to the Cosy Club in Guildford. We’ve been there a few times before, but always just for drinks and nibbles or when I was invited to the opening evening and enjoyed some wine and tapas. This time around, however, we were invited for a 3 course meal…

25!

So yesterday was my 25th birthday and I want to thank everyone who messaged me, called me or wished me a happy birthday in person! I didn’t do anything special as some of my friends are on holiday (that’s what happens when you are an August baby) but it was still an amazing day โค…

Anniversary Brunch

Last week Jonas and I celebrated our 6 year anniversary! Wow, time flies fast! We both took the day off from work, as it was a Tuesday and wanted to spend the entire day together. We didn’t have any special plans for the day, but we did go for an anniversary brunch at the Ivy…

Jamieโ€™s Italian in Guildford

A couple weeks ago I was invited to go out and try the new summer menu at Jamie’s Italian restaurant in Guildford. Believe it or not, I haven’t been to it before even though we live 2 minutes away, so I had to go and try the place out! Jamie’s Italian is a chain of…

The Perfect Summer Aperol Spritz

It’s the drink of the summer. The bright, vibrant and refreshing orange cocktail that has gained popularity in recent years. Most of you may have seen it on my blog before, or enjoyed it yourselves. Yes, I’m talking about Aperol Spritz! Originating from Italy, Aperol is an infusion of herbs and roots with two of…

A Lunch Date for Two at The Ivy

After a week of being home alone, Jonas finally came back from a conference in the US ๐Ÿ™‚ To celebrate this and my day off on Monday, we went out to the Ivy Castle View in Guildford for a celebratory lunch. The weather was absolutely beautiful- hot and sunny and we were both a bit…

Summer Picnic Ideas!

Did you know that this week is National Picnic Week here in the UK? ๐Ÿ™‚ Well I didn’t know until I checked my work marketing calendar that I have on my desk and right when I saw it I thought- what a PERFECT idea for a blogpost! Some of you may be big picnic fans…

Nutrition 101: Eat the Rainbow!

You must have heard that we should all eat our greens. However, it’s much more important for all of us to eat a rainbow. Not skittles or M&Ms in fact, but a variety of fruits and vegetables of different colour! “Why?” you ask? Let me explain ๐Ÿ™‚ Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…

Nutrition 101: Easy ways to stay hydrated

One way of making sure you get enough water in throughout the day and stay hydrated ย is to work by dividing your day into segments based on you lifestyle! So today I’m sharing quick little tips of how you can ensure you get enough water throughout the day! ๐Ÿ™‚ 1. Hydrate right when you wake…

Restaurant Review: Hart House in Fleet

The other weekend Jonas and I went to the newly opened Hart House Restaurant in Fleet (335-337 Fleet Rd, Fleet, GU51 3NT)! The Friday before we went they had the opening party which I wish we had gone to as we heard it was amazing, however we were both tired after a long week at…

Nutrition & Hydration Week!

Happy Sunday everyone! This upcoming week: March 12-18th is National Nutrition and Hydration week! The aim of this movement is toย highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. Many organisations and sectors have got involved in Nutrition and Hydration Week in previous years and this year as…