Finally. The pencil sharpener is here and Nelle came to me with the smile and asked to sharpen the pencils. I would sing heavily if I didn’t have the electric pencil sharpener bought on eBay. l had to sharpen all 71 pencils twice after I wrote that post about kids and their pencils and need of electric sharpener. … More Pencil sharpener from ebay
I thought of sharing some birds we have here in Latvia in the winter time. We have feeders near a window but in distance, so we don’t disturb them. Mostly tits are coming to our feeder, sometimes woodpeckers. I love to watch them eat and sit in the nearest trees and sometimes we are lucky to see … More Feeder Birds: European crested tit
Now it looks like a fairytale land for sure! This is how I remembering all my birthdays: sun, snow, and at least -5C! Today my first thing in the morning was jumping out of bed, chaotically get dressed and run out with my camera…. I love it! I remember how I woke up at 4 am in the … More Oh! Hello, hello snow!
It would be our first travel trailer trip. Actually, the third trip for me and Janis together, the second trip with kids (actually the first was 4 years ago when Nelle was only 9 months old and she was the one and only kid: we visited our friends in Germany!). AND this is our first … More Our travel trailer trip through Europe
I’m 34 now (almost, at 8:30pm)! Well… I’m surprised! I can’t remember the birthday with mud and rain! It’s usually something between “Snow forever!” or “Wow, It’s getting pretty cold!”. I remember how half of my birthday guests didn’t arrive because of cold. It was -27C for a week and I turned 25 in that freezing winter. … More Birthday Girl: 34
Another tagine recipe from our kitchen is with minced pork. We are buying pork from local certified Organic farm Purmalas and cooking together with Latvian winter vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and onions. The same here I start this after a breakfast and it’s ready for lunch.
As you know I got my Tagine (I wanted for 3 years!) as a gift. A traditional Moroccan vegetable dish is cooked in Tagine but I wasn’t aiming for Moroccan style I wanted Tagine for slow cooking. With means: less liquid is needed overall and food cooks slowly until completely tender. And you also know that I … More Vegetable Tagine