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…

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…

My Favorite Fall-Time Candles

Fall is coming to an end, but there is still some time to enjoy the season before we start decorating our homes with festive Christmas cheer! I absolutely cannot wait for Christmas to come around as the decorations, music, food, drink and traditions are so near and dear to my heart…. it’s my favorite time…

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…

Enjoying the Last Bit of Fall… Photos That Make Me Smile #51

Hey guys, hope you’re enjoying the beautiful fall outside. There’s nothing better than a cozy evening at home, while the cool autumn air shuffles a rainbow of leaves… that is the kind of fall I love. I was back home in Lithuania last week and the fall there is already coming to an end- most…

A Weekend Getaway to Paris!

Hey everyone! So a couple of weeks ago Jonas had an exciting conference he attended with his work in Paris for the week and I joined him during the weekend for a mini getaway. We had been in Paris for a short evening earlier in August, but it was nice to have a longer bit…

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…

Planning a Wedding in 3 Months- Invitations!

If you’ve set the date and the location of your wedding, it’s time to get those invitations done up and sent out to your guest list! Nowadays, there are so many different ways to let your loved ones know about your special day- you can do the classic invitation cards sent by post, a wedding…

Autumn 2019 Q&A

Last October, I shared a Fall-themed Q&A/Tag on my blog and was actually quite surprised by how many of my readers enjoyed it! I had people message me their answers and other bloggers use it for their blogs, so I thought I would do another one this year. It’s autumn time, so I couldn’t pass the…

Fall 2019 Knitwear Picks

Fall is already here and it’s time to whip out those cozy, comfy sweaters to keep you warm when the days get cold. I am always cold, and when it’s fall time I use that to my advantage by treating myself to a new sweater (or two) when the season starts. This year I absolutely…

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…