Recipe: My Mom’s Exotic Thai Soup

I’m sure most of you have a specific recipe you think of when you think of your Mom. I definitely have a few in mind, but one that our entire family always loves and asks for whenever possible, is her warming, somewhat spicy and exotic Thai Soup. Since Jonas and I absolutely love this soup…

My Goals for 2020

With every beginning of a new year, the internet is filled with everyone’s New Years Resolutions… I think it’s great to set yourself some goals or plans for the future, but setting hard-core, drastic resolutions can often be daunting and lead to failure. I often see lists of resolutions spanning 20 countries someone would like…

Cyprus Travel Vlog!

Hey everyone, if you read my last post and enjoyed some photos from my recent trip to Cyprus with my dad before the holidays, you’ll be happy to hear I uploaded my travel vlog video this morning on Youtube! I spent some time yesterday putting it together and I must say- it’s so nice to…

The Holidays Have Come & Gone

Hey everyone! Sorry for the long delay in posts over the holidays- seems like Christmas was still to come and in a few manic weeks, it’s now the new year! I don’t know about you, but for me, this year the holidays passed by so quick as I had so many things to do and…

New Addition to the Shkertik Bracelet Range- a Perfect Xmas Gift!

Are you still on the hunt for a little present for someone this Christmas? Well….I love Shkertik Bracelets. They’re a brand of Lithuanian, hand-made, wind-inspired bracelets and I have a whole separate blog post on their classic range from a few years ago. If you haven’t read it yet- please do! These bracelets are a great option if…

Nutrition 101: Sweeteners

Sugar, the traditional granulated sweet stuff we often use in our baked goods and read on the label of far too many food items we buy at the grocery store, is delicious, but not the best for our health… As some of you may know, it is very high on the glycemic index (GI) scale,…

Tips For Preparing For A Weekend Getaway

Going on a week or even two week-long trip is everyone’s dream, isn’t it? But sometimes it’s just not feasible… With busy schedules and bank accounts that constantly remind us of how we should be working and staying at home, those long vacations abroad are often times only experienced once or twice a year. However,…

It’s Christmas Time Again!

It’s already the end of the first week of December… can you believe it? It feels like every year these Christmas anticipation posts come sooner and sooner and the festive season comes around so quick! I can’t believe it’s already the end of the year and we’re about to celebrate the most beautiful holidays. I…

How I Chose My Wedding Dress!

I thought I was going to tell this story in my Planning a Wedding in 3 Months series post on how to pick your wedding dress, but when I started writing up the story of how I chose my dress, I decided to dedicate a whole post just to it. So, if you’re interested in…

Planning a Wedding in 3 Months- Choosing Your Wedding Dress

As part of my wedding planning series, I could not wait any longer to talk about one of the most beautiful (and probably most dreamed about) parts of the wedding for most brides… the dress. Picking your wedding dress can be such a fun and exciting project. Especially if you were like me and always…

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…

Weekend Getaway in Germany Video!

Hey everyone! As I mentioned a few posts back, Jonas and I went to Germany to visit our friends Gabrielius and Julia the other weekend. We had a very nice time exploring Heidelberg and Mannheim with them whilst eating tons of delicious German food. It was so nice and I think we went at the…

Into the Woods

Hey everyone! This past weekend Jonas and I went to Germany to visit our friends in Mannheim. Whilst there, we drove to Heidelberg to explore the city and to our surprise- we were greeted with the most beautiful fall! The hills and forests were filled with colorful leaves just like a scene straight out of…

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…

The Simplest Way To Drink More Water

Good hydration is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Water really is a miracle worker… It’s key for regulating body temperature, maintaining proper brain function, flushing out waste and toxins from your body, protects tissues, spinal cord and joints, aids in digestion, maintains satiety levels and amongst multiple other benefits… helps improve mood. There are…

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…