House in the North

A while ago we were visiting a town of Akureyri in the Northern part of Iceland. There is a famous Christmas house there but I am not going to talk about it now (you can google it). I loved the house of the design gift shop next to the Christmas shop. I loved the decorations … Continue reading

Halloween . . . on the Last Moment

Busy doing nothing. Nothing is when it is no significant, visible results to show. Well still had some time to decorate the house. Me and my daughter were cutting pumpkins. Happy Halloween!

Happy Easter!

Happy Ester to everybody! In Lithuania we say Linksmų Šventų Velykų! (Merry Holly Easter!) In Iceland we say Gleðilega páska! (Merry Eater!)

Shrove Tuesday

It is Shrove Tuesday today.  The dinner for today is both Icelandic and Lithuanian this year. In Iceland it is boiled salted lamb with yellow peas soup eaten on Shrove Tuesday. In Lithuania all kinds of pancakes are eaten. The old Lithuanian tradition says that pancakes and other fat food must be eaten up to … Continue reading

Wall Paper Deco. Ideas for Christmas Decoration

Few months ago my daughter became very interested in paper cutting and we had quite a collection of beautiful snowflakes of all colors and shape. I love paper cutting too. We decided not to hide this beauty rather to display it on the wall in my daughter’s room. We fixed the decorations to the wall … Continue reading

Happy Halloween to Those Who Celebrating!

. . . and some last minute decoration ideas:

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to everyone! As you see the weather is still quite . . . changing here in Iceland, so is my life. Take care and stay safe. At the parade: in the reality: and somewhere in the middle:    

For The Better Year!

In between making marzipan and chocolate goodies for tomorrow’s celebration, reading pavlova’s recipe, making lemon curd and paying the last taxes, I would like to stop and thank you all for being with me one more wonderful year! Thanks for following, awarding my blog (I appreciate it very much despite of all!), commenting and just … Continue reading

Christmas: Decorating Around The House

Christmas is coming and finally I started to decorate around the house. To get into the Christmas mood I have already baked first batch of Lithuanian Christmas cookies (you can find the recipe here). Then I have bought a bunch of fir branches and started to think what to do with it. First I used … Continue reading

Refresh

Do not allow the Christmas rush to worn you out. Have a break and pamper yourself a bit. Refresh and look around: there are lots of beauty out there. Water, ice, fresh basil leaves, fresh oregano, fresh strawberry leaves,  sliced lemon and tangerine.