Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays! Been spending time with my family. Since Latvia is in lock down – we couldn’t meet my mom and brothers family this year. But we had nice Christmas Eve and beautiful white Christmas day. Christmas Eve, we started with an outdoor picnic together with Jānis family and huge campfire filled with potatoes, carrots and beets. It’s a thing […]

Digital Art

Ups and Downs, but in dark times comes bright ideas! Do you remember Marley? Dark times bring dark thoughts… Since I don’t know how to draw… paint… sketch. Played around in photoshop and made this: Instagram account: artfromthephoto Ilze

Wedding Anniversary

Today is our tenth wedding anniversary! I baked a honey cake (a huge one! tripled the recipe) and cooked “Karbonādes” (made from pork loin) but not to just celebrate with the guests but to work hard in our manor! Instead of asking everyone to come and celebrate we asked to come and help! The best present is “more hands” and […]

Horticulture!

OMG! I give up (you know I don’t)! Even those who are gardening for ages haven’t seen so many weeds in one plot! Wow! If you walk to my furrows, you will get lost! You can’t find them! If you don’t know the potatoes, carrots, onions, beetroot, beans, peas, etc are there – you can’t see them! Not because of […]

The sea and the snake

Spent another day at sea. Met a friend… A snake in the sea! Never seen that before. Sand was so hot, the snake won’t cross it! To get to the dune in the other side. A lot of people were taking pics of the snake and stayed in the way. Then one tried to scare it to the “other side”. […]

Old analog TV antenna

The old analog TV antenna last winter was a huge problem in my mom’s roof. She is living in flat in old churches house. She isn’t owner, she’s renting for ages. I spend my 18 years in this flat. And back then we had analog TV with heavy & big antenna. In the winter the wind tilted it down on […]

Salacgriva

Finally we are in my home town. Its been a wile. We are happy to meet my family and great new baby boy in my brothers family. Now girls have three cousins – boys! As usully we spent time at the seaside. Sea? Its actually the Gulf of Riga… But I call it “sea” all the time. We had +30C […]