Homemaking & Decor

  • spring bedroom refresh

    Bedroom spring refresh

    Spring is just around the corner, or et least while living in cold Canada this is what I hope to belive! So to charm spring in to coming sooner, I decided my bedroom needed a little spring bedroom refresh. Now, if you follow me for a while now, then you’ll notice that I didn’t do […] Read more…

  • make electric fireplace look real

    How to make electric fireplace look real

    Winter is here, there’s no doubt about that. The days are shorter, sweater weather is in full swing and snow is slowly starting to fall. Some may rejoice, but for me it means one thing: it’s freezing outside so the sozy up season is starting! And what feels more cozy than curling up with a […] Read more…

Mindfulness

  • Marriage, friendship or family relation- they all start with good communication! This relationship rules 101 is a perfect cheet sheet for the confusing moments and unclear situations!

    Relationship rules 101

      In any healthy relationship between two adults, in any love relationship, friendship or a family relation there are some unspoken rules that make the relation happy and fulfilling – or bad and unsupportable. People who were raised by emotionally healthy parents, in homes where clear communication was encouraged and expressing one’s emotions was normal, […] Read more…

  • resolutions and reflections for a mindful start of the year

    Resolutions and reflections for a mindful start of the year

    The New Year, a magical time when we make our resolutions – aka we indulge in a lot of wishful thinking! We plan to diametrically change our habits and our lives, only to feel defeated and down after two weeks- when all of our resolutions fade and the real life, with our old habits kicks […] Read more…

Parenting

  • parenting tips

    Parenting mantra for the days you’re in doubt.

    Gone are the days when my anxieties consisted of the choice between the bottle feed-breast feed or both. Gone are the struggles of potty training and the terrible twos meltdowns. I’m pretty ok with how my kids share their toys, how they play independently and how they sleep through the night. They learned ro talk […] Read more…

  • Double standards in parenting

    Double standards in parenting: moms versus dads.

    Let’s talk about the elephant in the room, shall we? The double parenting standards, moms versus dads comparisons and the social expectations. Lately, while talking with my mom friends, we often get back on the same topic; the struggle of working/caring for our kids and the distribution of responsibilities with our spouses. Now, before I […] Read more…

Lifestyle

  • healthy breakfast on the go

    Healthy breakfast on the go

    “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.” ― Robert A. Heinlein Before becoming a mom to these two little table-climbing monkeys, I used to have breakfast at 9 in the morning. Followed by a big cup of hot cappuccino. And if you’d asked me if I had time to […] Read more…

  • 3 ways to save time in the school year- best tips that have saved my sanity during these busy months!

    3 ways to save time during the school year

    It’s been four months now since Lili started school and I must say, what a learning curve it has been! From good intentions, to hectic mornings, busy evenings and jelly sandwiches, we had our share of stress and adjustments to do! So today I want to share with you what I learned and what helped […] Read more…

Sweet

  • triple berry parfait

    Valentine’s day triple berry parfait

    Today I have got together with a group of inspiring Canadian bloggers to bring to you the best of Valentines day ideas : 30 Valentine’s Day Ideas to Make, Bake and Create. You’ll find them all at the end of this post!  So for me and my family,  Valentines day means sweet treats and everything pink! […] Read more…

  • Chocolate dipped sugar cookies

    Chocolate dipped sugar cookies

    Every year in early december me and my two daughters we bake cookies together. Some years we try new recipes, but in the end we always come back to my favourite classic: Polish sugar cookie recipe, that makes the best crunchy and buttery cookies in the world. And these cookies are best when dipped in […] Read more…

Salty

  • the best vegetarian chili, and so easy to make

    The best vegetarian chili

    One of the best dishes for cold and windy November evenings is chilli : it warms up and comforts like nothing else really! And one of my favourite recipes is this vegetarian chili! It has lots of texture and plenty of taste, leaves you full and satisfied and is perfect for meatless Mondays! Not to […] Read more…

  • Chicken zaatar pizza

    Chicken zaatar pizza

    Recently I have been obsessed with zaatar! I’ve been adding it almost everywhere, and ended up discovering the most delicious Chicken zaatar pizza ever! And believe me, it’s not an exaggeration! And if you still don’t know zaatar, then all you need to know is that it’s a middle eastern herb blend made of dried […] Read more…