Photos That Make Me Smile #53

These days I’m really enjoying and appreciating the little things in life and all the tiny moments in every day that make me happy. A simple glimpse of sunshine, aesthetically pleasing home decor, indoor and balcony plants, a delicious cup of coffee, intricate recipes and flowers to name a few… While still stuck at home,…

A Quarantine Chat | Life Update

Hi everyone! The past few days I’ve been focusing on getting a very long skincare blogpost prepared for you guys to read next week, where I chat about my current skincare routine and some amazing new finds. Whilst finished that up, I still wanted to put out a blogpost on here this week just to…

Nutrition 101: Vitamin C

Nowadays, lots of people are seeking vitamins to boost their immunity and Vitamin C is by far the most often spoken about. To help those who have no idea where to start and whether or not they should be supplementing with Vitamin C, I’ve decided to gather some info and share my knowledge and thoughts…

Recipe: A Healthier Banana Bread

For me, there is nothing more comforting and heartwarming than a fresh, homemade banana bread. While our instagram feeds seem to be filling up with baking mixes and indulgent banana breads during self-isolation & quarantine, I thought I would share my recipe for a bit of a healthier banana bread option. You can keep it…

Recipe: My Go-To Morning Smoothie Bowl

I am a creature of habit and once I find an item of food (specifically breakfast/brunch) that I enjoy, I tend to make it everyday for weeks on end. Currently, I’m in the stage of loving my morning smoothie bowl, which I enjoy after my at-home workout and a revitalising shower. After sweating my booty…

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…

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…

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…

Cyprus Travel Vlog!

Hey everyone, if you read my last post and enjoyed some photos from my recent trip to Cyprus with my dad before the holidays, you’ll be happy to hear I uploaded my travel vlog video this morning on Youtube! I spent some time yesterday putting it together and I must say- it’s so nice to…

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…

The Holidays Have Come & Gone

Hey everyone! Sorry for the long delay in posts over the holidays- seems like Christmas was still to come and in a few manic weeks, it’s now the new year! I don’t know about you, but for me, this year the holidays passed by so quick as I had so many things to do and…

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…

How I Chose My Wedding Dress!

I thought I was going to tell this story in my Planning a Wedding in 3 Months series post on how to pick your wedding dress, but when I started writing up the story of how I chose my dress, I decided to dedicate a whole post just to it. So, if you’re interested in…

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…