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,…

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: 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…

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…

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…

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 summer’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…

Photos That Make Me Smile #50

Hey everyone, I hope you are having a lovely day and enjoying September! We’re currently in the Netherlands, where the weather is amazing but it’s starting to look a bit like fall now. This morning I woke up and had a sudden urge to go through WeHeartIt and find some photos that I like. I haven’t…

A Weekend Back In The UK

Hey everyone, so this past weekend Jonas and I went back to the UK for a few days. If you didn’t know yet, Jonas has been doing a PhD at the University of Surrey for the last 4 years and after submitting his thesis in July, he had his viva examination this past Friday. Needless…

Planning a Wedding in 3 Months- Choosing Your Venue

Choosing your wedding venue will probably be the first thing you do in the process of planning your big day. It might even dictate the date of your wedding, since if you really love a specific place, you’ll have to make sure the date you want is available. It can be a bit daunting when…

Recipe: My Post-Workout Chocolate Shake

Recently I’ve been obsessed with the Chocolate, Peanut butter post-workout protein shake I have been having almost every single morning. It’s a refreshing option for anyone looking to satisfy their chocolate cravings with a hit of some healthy carbs, fats and protein. Well balanced and filling- it’s my go-to post workout shake that refuels me,…

Nutrition 101: Pistachios

Let’s talk about a very beautiful, specific type of nut that most of you food and dessert lovers out there probably know about… Pistachios. They aren’t just a beautiful and delicious nut that makes the best ice-cream, macarons or crunchy topping on a salad, avocado toast or smoothie bowl, but they’re also one of the…

Summer Wedding Guest Dress Ideas

With summertime being a popular time for weddings, some of you may be looking for dress options for a wedding coming up! I attended a wedding of our dear friends just last week and thought I would put together a post of some of my favourite picks from ASOS if you’re struggling to find a…