Jigsaw Puzzle #6 Traveling to Italy

“Traveling to Italy” is the first Panorama styled jigsaw puzzle I ever had. And also the first one, that is in segments! This puzzle was super easy and I finished it in no time! I bet it was because of segments. I was in Italy almost 15 years ago! While puzzling I tried to remember all the buildings on the […]

New Me… Old Me?

Well, as you know, I have long hair… …and then (every 3 years) I decided to show up to my hairdresser (in Salacgriva)… She always does a great haircut! I always love the result! But somehow I end up having a long and “not tidy” hair! This time they are extra short to be sure I can’t grow them back […]

500 posts already!

500 posts! 500 memories! This was a surprise that came up in my notification list yesterday! I’m not following numbers on my blog, so it’s always a nice surprise 🙂 Feeling good. Can’t wait to share another 500! Ilze

Monday (a day after my name day)

As you know I do this blog for myself to remember and that is the reason why blog post titles sometimes are weird… Like today! This is lovely Monday already! Sipping coffee and puzzling my jigsaw puzzle! Girls are in kindergarten and I can have a quite & easy morning. Yesterday was a lovely time together with my family and […]

Helmī and apple

This was funny! Sometimes girls like to eat an apple, but sometimes not. When I buy apples – they seem to have registered in “apple hater club” and when there isn’t any at home, they ask for apples like “apple lovers”. Helmī loves apples all the time even saying she don’t when the older sisters open the apple hater club […]


I went to Salacgriva to charge my batteries! I didn’t take a camera with me but I took a laptop to be sure I have an opportunity to write a blog post or check my email (don’t like to check my mail on the phone). So, my mom loves to walk at seashore and dunes and she took me to […]

Juicy Chicken, Mushroom & Spinach Dinner

Something I whipped up in the kitchen a few days ago. Chicken, mushrooms, tomatoes, and spinach. I added spinach to have a color in my food, cause before it looked… too sad. I bought a cast iron wok pan a few years ago and didn’t use it until this dinner. Actually, it seems better than deep skillet! Keto Ilze  

Jigsaw Puzzle #5 Lake Como, Italy

Oh, how I love mornings when you don’t have to rush anywhere!!! Make a coffee and do your favorite thing – jigsaw puzzling or should I say – solving 🙂 Finally, here in Latvia mornings are sunny! We enjoy it! I love sitting next to the window and let the sun do his job: give energy and kills winter blues […]

School of Art on Tuesday

This year school of art is on Tuesdays. And the big news is that not only Nelle but also Linna is attending it! Linna loves school and showing good progress. She is in the same class as Nelle – 5-6 year-olds, she is 4 at the moment. This was the only class she din’t liked… It looks like she is […]

This year’s birds feeder

I can’t find the post about the previous bird feeder we had but it’s time to share the “new on”. I guess there won’t be such thing as “NEW” feeder in this household cause reduce, reuse, recycle… is something I like.   So, this year we have a lantern that was crashed buy wind in the middle of the summer […]