A Different Way To Enjoy Your Coffee

Who doesn’t miss the luxury of going out to a coffee shop with friends or by yourself and enjoying an iced coffee while the rest of the world buzzes in front of you? I definitely do. I miss those days when I would drive to the outdoor mall near us and walk around, pick up…

Photos That Make Me Smile #52

I think nowadays we all need a little bit of a pick-me-up and something to make us smile. Don’t know where you are whilst reading this, but I hope you’re healthy and staying safe while the world is going through such unexpected and rather scary times. In light of everything going on at the moment,…

Recipe: Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

Staying at home when Jonas is at work means I have been experimenting and making new meals for dinner for the both of us. I try and think outside the box and create something I haven’t before, or simply instead of buying a store-bought sauce, creating it from scratch and putting my own twist on…

Falling in Love with Santa Monica

Last weekend Jonas and I finally got the chance to explore our surroundings a bit. You may think, that since we have been in California for a month, we must have visited tons of scenic places by now. Sadly, that isn’t the case as we have been super busy with moving in, buying furniture, buying…

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…

The Beautiful Island of Cyprus!

Right before Christmas my dad and I went to Cyprus! He went for work and I went along with him as I had never been to this beautiful island and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see a new place. I also got to meet up with my dear friends Martha and Haris who moved…

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,…

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! Theyโ€™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 summerโ€™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…

A Wonderful Day in Oxford

Hey everyone! So back in July, before we moved out of the UK, Jonas and I took a day trip to Oxford. I had been ages ago, but it was Jonas’ first time there and we knew we had to go before we moved. With Cambridge off the list a few years ago, we couldn’t…