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…

Valentine’s Dinner

Hello everyone, I hope you had a lovely evening yesterday no matter what you got up to! Jonas was working quite late, but when he came home he surprised me with some beautiful pink roses and made me a 3-course meal! It was so delicious and I was completely spoiled! He made some asparagus covered…

Recipe: Very simple lake house apple pie

  This pie is ultra simple and so delicious! Raimundas’ friends said it tastes like Christmas, so I guess this would be perfect as a treat in December! I have a traditional Lithuanian apple pie recipe which you can check out here, but this one is butter free and a bit different!I hope you enjoy! Recipe: makes…

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…

Weekend snapshots: Visiting Paulius

So this past weekend Jonas and I visited his brother, Paulius in Derby! It was so much fun! I went on Thursday and Jonas arrived on Friday and we stayed until Sunday. We got to see Derby, eat loads of delicious food and had just an overall amazing time! Paulius and I also filmed some…

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…

Recipe: Homemade Pizza

So Paulius (Youtube channel) showed me how to make homemade pizzas a couple of months ago and I think it’s time to share his recipe with you all! It’s only the base and tomato sauce that he gave me the recipe for as everything else can be catered to your own desire. Choose the toppings…

Weekend Breakfasts: Croissants for all

Happy Sunday! I’m keeping the tradition and posting a weekend breakfasts post! This is what we had yesterday- homemade croissants (ham and cheese and some with cinnamon sugar filling) alongside some fresh berries. I also got some yogurt but we were so full from the fresh, warm and tasty croissants that we didn’t end up…