Monochrome Easter

copyEach year we decorate eggs in the same, very traditional way – using natural dye (onions, spices, berries) or wax and dye technique. I am very lucky my grandmother taught me these techniques because I could pass them to my children and keep them alive. But this year I decided to play more, try new, maybe not ordinary ways to decorate Easter eggs. 

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Lithuanians you probably know

3293600150_b08ab26193_oThe country we are from is so tiny, that you can hardly find it on a map. But people who live in this small country are thinking big. For years Lithuania was known for basketball fans, but recently more and more Lithuanians go international. Some of them are just related to our country, some of them live here.

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Banana ice-cream

DSC_0022I’ve tried banana ice-cream for several times and recently I do it more often. I love chocolate, cherry, peanut butter, vanilla variations, and I love to mix them together. I also think that it is a great breakfast option – ice-cream texture, natural ingredients, flavours of your choice. You can eat it alone or add some toppings: granola, crushed nuts, fresh berries.

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5 steps on getting healthier

copyI have learned a lot about healthy life style and healthy eating, however some things I find hard to implement immediately. I also learned that strict schedules are not for me as well, because each time when I follow them, I fail. I find experimenting and adding all things I like into my life step by step is much better method. So after you decide that you really want to get healthier, these steps may help you to start changing your life smoothly.

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Two bruschetta recipes

DSC_0113Brushetta is one of the best ways to enjoy your breakfast, or make some quick party snacks. “Brusketa” is the classic Italian appetizer and we all know that Italians are the best at cooking! Just imagine fresh tomatoes from the garden, basil, mushrooms, garlic and a few drops of oil. Perfect combination. My wife showed me these two recipes which is really easy and quick to make.

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Three miracles this week

DSC_0384copyAfter we adopted a second dog, many things changed. One of them would be having something to care about and being equally responsible. Also, making decisions. Our first dog, was originally mine, but Irmantas welcomed him and they are now best friends. To adopt a second dog was our families decision, we both decided to have two dogs. I feel that our family gets stronger everyday and each step we take, we take it together.

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Ice cube tray

DSC_0433Fresh lemonade, flowers and cold drinks season is back. Which also means, a lots of ice cubes. I don’t know how about you, but I do not drink any ice cold drinks when it is cold outside, so for me it is a brand new start again in terms of learning new cocktail recipes and serving options. To be honest, I forgot how versatile ice cubes can be and how many options ice cube tray has.

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