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…

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…

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…

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…

Recipe: Morning Maca Mocha Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start your day! They’re light, refreshing, packed with nutrients and can be so personalised. Whether you enjoy a smoothie as a quick breakfast in the morning to kick-start your day, as a pre-workout or a post-workout snack, or even as a mid-day pick-me-up, then this smoothie may be just…

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…

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…