VIVA ITALIA! VIVA LASAGNA!

I believe most people like lasagna. My family is crazy about this Italian dish. Yeah, they like to eat it, little less help me do it.  Here’s what you need: INGREDIENTS: lasagna noodles 700 g of minced pork 2 tins of diced tomatoes in juice (or 5-7 freshly minced tomatoes) 2 tablespoons of tomato puree … [Read more…]






HOT PINK MESS

The whimsical weather forced me to make some changes in my attire. I had to hide my light clothes deep in the recesses of the wardrobe and take out all the cozy and warm ones. I waved goodbye to T-shirts and welcomed scarves and sweaters. And to be frank, I have a small collection of … [Read more…]






EVERYBODY MOVE YOUR BODY

My PE teacher used to say ‘Exercise or you will not be able to bend down for your slippers without straining your backs.’ And there is truth in it. If not regularly trained our body loses its flexibility, the muscles weaken and our health might start to deteriorate. Moreover, the metabolism slows down with age … [Read more…]






A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO SHOES

We all know that shoes are important. Well suited footwear can take us anywhere and enable us to do great things. And sometimes it can even change our lives completely. Remember Cinderella? The glass slipper fitted and boom! From a pushover to a princess. That’s what I call a promotion! As I grow old….er (wish … [Read more…]






LIFT ME UP

As a person interested in creams, lotions and other beauty related products I am always on the lookout for new, inventive and natural ways to improve my skin condition. I was shopping online the other day in one of my favourite healthy food stores when I saw a bottle of frankincense oil. The short description … [Read more…]






SWEET TREAT – PANNA COTTA

Panna cotta is a delicious creamy dessert from Italy. It is easy to make, doesn’t involve a lot of preparations and anyone can do it. Here’s what you need:  INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons of gelatin 2 tablespoons of cold water 200 ml of milk 250 ml of double cream 1 vanilla pod 60 g of sugar … [Read more…]






LET’S RIDE

Nowadays you can put on practically anything you want. You can wear an elegant dress with trainers and still be called fashionable. You can jump into your hunter boots on a sunny day and no one will be surprised. You can even dress yourself in a fur coat during summer and people won’t be shocked. … [Read more…]






FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

When I go shopping for hair and skin products I want the best. And by best I mean parabens, silicones, SLS and other harmful substances free and as natural as possible. The less chemicals in my life the better. Nowadays almost all of the cosmetics claim to be ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ but when you look … [Read more…]






DELICIOUS APPLE / PEACH DESSERT

Surprise your family with this easy apple / peach dessert recipe and fill your home with a scent of cinnamon and fresh fruit. Here’s what you need: INGREDIENTS: 100 g of flour 50 g of butter 4 tablespoons of caster sugar 1 tablespoon of water 3-4 apples or 3-4 peaches brown sugar cinnamon 2 teaspoons … [Read more…]






GLOOMY OCTOBER

It is cold and windy outside. The temperature has dropped considerably over the last couple of days and the sun rarely comes out from behind a thick layer of clouds. It rains almost every day and the air is chilly. I went shopping last weekend to find some proper heavy-duty coat to protect me from … [Read more…]