And there are more… Maybe you have good tomato recipe? Ilze
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 … More Wedding Anniversary
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 … More Old analog TV antenna
We are having a few very hot days in a row! Today it’s +29 C tomorrow it will be +30 C It’s hard to stay committed to blogging, had 5 photoshoot this week already. One more on Saturday! Means a lot of work for me! Not all are paid, I do free photoshoots – my … More Hot day!
“Rape” is such an unfortunate name! I have feeling it’s canola?! Now all the canola fields are in bloom and they look so good against the blue sky or other “green” fields! So far it’s – GOOD! But then there is something I hate about these fields!!!! I really DO HATE! And that is SPRAYING! … More Field of Rape
It all started five years ago when we were living in Ozolkalns (small village near Gulbene, Latvia) for a year. We couldn’t decide to stay here or buy our property somewhere else. We even thought about moving to Germany, that sounded real with two small kids :). But we are Latvians and wanted to stay … More Old Chestnut tree and its manor!
Yesterday was a lovely day with my biggest girl Nelle, who turned 8! EIGHT! Can’t believe! The day started as planned – with a crown for Nelle and balloons in closet! After that, I and Linna did a photoshoot for the family :). That means Linna took picture of us, and then I took of … More Nelles Birthday
We had a very cold night -6C, all the plum trees and cherries already were in blossom! No good! Today is our restoration of Independence Day (from the Soviet Union). We went outside to see if the plums and cherries are ok, but I doubt, cause all the petals were falling… Made a photoshoot with … More May 4, Restoration of Independence Day
It’s always hard for me to “break the ice” and start to write. I want to. I promise myself to share Linnas birthday, cause I didn’t share here 4th one… Didn’t happened! Well, a lot was happening… A lot! Loses, illnesses, financial problems, etc. Just name it! I’m glad everyone in my family is fine … More New page