2016

I will not start this post saying what my objectives for 2016 are, as I don’t really believe that setting new objectives is mandatory in January. After so many December days spent with family, January already sounds like a less happy month. That’s why I like to start this month with gratitude. 2015 was a…

Raw Chocolate Mousse Tart

If I have to pick only one cake for a special occasion it has to be ‘chocolatemousse. In this Christmas period, when we get together with our families and share the most beautiful moments, a dessert like this is perfect to end a dinner: chocolatey, sweet but not too much, melting in the mouth allthough…

‘Chisinaul de seara’ Cake

When you miss your home country, homemade food can bring it closer! There is no moldovan who hasn’t heard of this delicious chocolate bar: Chisinau de seara! The mix of plums and chocolate is such a perfect combination that you wouldn’t be able to stop eating these chocolates. Every time my mother sends me a…

Tall and Skinny Shimmy Soap Technique

After a busy week spent with the grandmother, yesterday, finally, I had this beautiful idea of trying this month technique. I usually do several tries, and I am very engaged but yesterday evening , after making my 1st batch of soap, I just couldn’t do any more. The news that broke through was terrible. Terrible was also…

Alternative Liquid Soaps

It’s been a long time since I last made a challenge soap but when I saw that Amy is organizing a challenge concerning natural colorants, I immediately thought that this would be interesting to participate. The theme was something I love: alternative liquids. So bye-bye water and think of something different to make your soap….

September Soaps

September has always been one of the busiest months of the year. Especially now that we have two schoolchildren at home, no toddlers any longer… . Discovering that your child wants to follow a new extraschool activity, thinking twice before deciding to let them participate or not, trying to get it organized,…all these things makes…

Julie Natuurlijk book review

I will try to come back and post something about our holidays, but for now this post is about a book I have been waiting for so long: ‘Julie natuurlijk’ ! I received it on the 1st of September. I couldn’t have started this month better! This book is so classy and delicate that I can…

Raw Turmeric Magnum

Telling you that turmeric is a superfood will not come as a surprise…especially in these times, when we are overwhelmed by healthy living tips. But how many of us use this spice at least once/twice a week? I don’t. Even if I see my turmeric every time when I open the cupboard with spices. I…