Recipe: Lemon, Poppy Seed and Blueberry Cake

Are you a fan of lemon cake and feel like baking this weekend in preparation for December? Then you’ve got to try out this delicious and slightly healthier version of a Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake featuring some Blueberries too! It’s very easy to make, is nice and rich in flavour and super moist- perfect…

Recipe: Classic Tomato Bruschetta

Italian Bruschetta is a staple in most households. Perfect for summer barbeques but also as a starter in the winter, when you want a dose of freshness to accompany those heartwarming main dishes… Mix up any toppings you like, such as goat’s cheese, figs, anchovies or even some cured meats, or stay traditional with a…

Recipe: Morning Maca Mocha Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start your day! They’re light, refreshing, packed with nutrients and can be so personalised. Whether you enjoy a smoothie as a quick breakfast in the morning to kick-start your day, as a pre-workout or a post-workout snack, or even as a mid-day pick-me-up, then this smoothie may be just…

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Mix

It’s fall… which to lots of people out there, it’s Pumpkin Spice season! Whether you’re a Starbucks fan and can’t imagine your fall without the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte, or a home decor enthusiast who loves their festive scented candles…. Pumpkin Spice is all around us. Sometimes it’s hard to pass up the occasional pumpkin…

Recipe: Autumnal Pumpkin Bread

For many, autumn brings around a wave of joy and inspiration as the season is a sign of vivid change. The air becomes crisp and light, University and Schools are back after a long summer’s holiday and the leaves turn golden brown and red, filling the streets with splashes of color! With autumn also comes…

Recipe: Protein Packed Shelled Hemp Salad

Even if the weather is starting to cool down, there are always ways of enjoying some salads in the fall season. My favorite and easiest way to do so is to make them a bit more filling, packed with protein and healthy fats by incorporating some nutrient-rich shelled hemp seeds. Technically a nut, hemp seeds…

Photos That Make Me Smile #50

Hey everyone, I hope you are having a lovely day and enjoying September! We’re currently in the Netherlands, where the weather is amazing but it’s starting to look a bit like fall now. This morning I woke up and had a sudden urge to go through WeHeartIt and find some photos that I like. I haven’t…

A Weekend Back In The UK

Hey everyone, so this past weekend Jonas and I went back to the UK for a few days. If you didn’t know yet, Jonas has been doing a PhD at the University of Surrey for the last 4 years and after submitting his thesis in July, he had his viva examination this past Friday. Needless…

Cream Tea at the Tea Terrace in Cobham

If you’re a fan of all things girly and chic or are looking for a cute day out with friends or children- you will love the Tea Terrace in Cobham! About a month ago Jonas and I got invited to go to the Tea Terrace and enjoy a traditional English Cream Tea. As we were…

Recipe: My Post-Workout Chocolate Shake

Recently I’ve been obsessed with the Chocolate, Peanut butter post-workout protein shake I have been having almost every single morning. It’s a refreshing option for anyone looking to satisfy their chocolate cravings with a hit of some healthy carbs, fats and protein. Well balanced and filling- it’s my go-to post workout shake that refuels me,…

Ivy Cobham Summer Garden Party

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of going to the Ivy in Cobham for their 2nd birthday celebration. They held a summer garden party in collaboration with Silent Pool Gin and invited me to come a long with a friend. I had been to the Ivy in Cobham when it just opened up, so…

Spring Vacation Snapshots

Hey everyone! Happy weekend 🙂 As you know from my previous posts- I was in Lithuania for Easter and a week extra to enjoy some peace and quiet there. I had an absolutely amazing time as I got to see my family, my grandparents, Jonas’ family and some of our friends. The first few days…

Redber Brazil Dbarbosa Coffee Review & GIVEAWAY!

As you may know, I am a massive coffee fan… well, Jonas and I both are! A few years ago I was sent a beautiful bundle from Redber coffee in Guildford, which was the first time I tried their roasts. Now, a few years later, I have the pleasure of trying out one of their…

Restaurant Review: Byron Burger B-Rex and C-Rex Burgers!

Hey everyone! So about a week ago, on Jonas’ birthday we went to the Byron Burgers restaurant on High Street Kensington and got a chance to try out their new B-Rex and C-Rex Burgers! I was actually invited to an evening event a few days prior where they were showcasing these burgers while enjoying the…

Top 5 Chill Coffee Spots in Exeter

As you may know, for 4 years I lived in Exeter when I was completing my Bachelor’s Degree. I thought I would use my memories from those good days and do up a blogpost on some of my favourite spots to go and grab a coffee or chill in between lectures and assignments in case…

Holidays at Home

Hey everyone, happy Sunday! I am now back in Guildford, sitting in bed with my laptop and a glass of rosé, typing up this blogpost before going to read a new book I got and wind down before work tomorrow. I came back to England a week before Jonas as I have to get back…