The British Library: James Cook The Voyages

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being invited to the British Library for a private tour of a new exhibition: James Cook- The Voyages! The exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages (Endeavour, Resolution and Discovery) through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors…

Randoms 7 and a life update!

Happy Sunday everyone! This week has been so busy! Finally started working at one of the most incredible superfood companies ever and really enjoying it! Had a full-on health assessment/check-up yesterday which lasted around 3 hours but it was definitely worth it to make sure I’m all healthy and good 🙂 Highly recommend and encourage…

Recipe: Gingerbread cupcakes with Orange Cream-Cheese Glaze

These festive cupcakes are very easy to make and are super delicious! There is something about the combination of gingerbread and orange that I love- and this soft and moist cupcake recipe with this cream-cheese glaze is amazing! 🙂 The recipe is very simple, just calls for quite a bit of ingredients, but definitely worth a…

Paperchase goodies for University

Hey guys! As University has started and I’m slowly getting into lectures of my MSc degree, I thought it might be cool to show you the few things I bought in paperchase before the beginning of classes and have been using to take notes! I went to paperchase and spent what seems like an hour…

Sweet End of Summer

Hey everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful first day of September! In Lithuania it’s quite a big holiday in schools, so the streets are filled with school children holding flowers and cars causing traffic trying to get their kids to school! It already feels like fall here because of the cold weather, but…

Birthday Mood

Good morning lovelies! Today is a fun day- it’s my 23rd birthday! I can’t believe how fast time flies and it’s kinda sad to think I can’t sing along to T Swift’s 22 anymore haha! As it’s the middle of the week I’m not doing anything ultra special, just going to work now after my workout…

Graduation day!

Last Thursday was an extra special day for me- I graduated! I’m super happy and extremely proud to have finished with a First Class Degree in BSc Biological Sciences with Professional Placement from the University of Exeter! I spent the last 4 years working so hard, living on my own and becoming an independent person….

Recipe: Black velvet cupcakes

So for Jonas’ birthday I wanted to make him some red velvet cupcakes, but it’s either me or the food colouring both in Lithuania and in the UK isn’t very good since I can never get the batter to be red- so I made him black velvet cupcakes! They’re exactly the same as red velvet…

Recipe: Chocolate cupcakes!

A truly decadent, delicious, sweet, moist and sinful treat! Made these the other day for Jonas’ family and everyone seemed to love them! I really liked the frosting – so chocolatey and perfect with these cupcakes!   Recipe: makes 18 Ingredients: For cupcakes 150g butter 1 cup caster sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 1/3 cup boiling…