Some of My Favorite At Home Workouts

Staying at home nowadays doesn’t mean you have to stop being active. If your local gym is closed like mine is, there are many ways you can workout and keep fit from the comfort of your own living room, patio or balcony. Even if you’re reading this a lot later in time and the gyms…

Bringing In Some Color To Our Balcony

In Lithuania, plants, gardens and hanging flowers grown on balcony railings are extremely popular. I think it stems from the fact that Lithuanians in general are quite nature-oriented and love the outdoors. If you live in the city and you have a balcony, it’s very common to plant some greenery to frame your view and…

We’ve Moved to California!

Hey everyone! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the lovely beginning of February. I’m sorry I have been MIA for the past few weeks, but I have some exciting news to share with all of you 🙂 If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably already know this, but… Jonas and…

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…

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…

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…