My Mom used to make Pončiki when I was a little girl. Since the rain isn’t stopping here in Latvia decide to make Pončiki for my little girls. After a short call to my Mom and a half of hour, I had a full bowl of freshly fried Pončiki. Golden brown and delicious. Crunchy from the outside and fluffy … More Ponchiki (Quark Donuts)
I even don’t know how to call it! Restoration or finishing! This wooden floor was left unfinished for more than 6 years. We moved in 3 years ago and decide not to finish it (sand it). Linna was just born and Nelle was only 2 years old. I had no time nor willing to do … More DIY: Natural wooden floor restoration
All my 3 girls are sleeping in beds now. It started with the caravaning. All the girls slept in one twin bed for whole travel. There wasn’t any problem. I used pool noodles to divide space. And now when we are back home we don’t need crib anymore. So, I’m free to experiment! I would … More DIY: From Crib to Bed
Or should I say – simple woodworking?! Is there such thing as simple and not so simple woodworking!? I guess. My first cut ever and already with my own (I don’t know why Janis bought me a used miter saw before we left for the caravanning!!! I was more than surprised!) miter saw is … More New Hobby: Woodworking
Before I’m starting to share the photos of house repairing let’s explain the situation: I felt so sad and helpless after we returned home. My eyelid allergy is back and it showed up only spending 15 minutes in the house! And it’s not just me! Helmī had a runny nose every single day before we left … More A bit about our home and my allergy
It’s midnight and it looks like a full moon from where I’m sitting right now. We are back home and… decide to repair the house! Now I’m spending my days scrubbing floors before applying natural flaxseed oil for wood. We have a natural wooden floor never treated before. It’s gray and needs to be polished … More Midnight / Is it Full Moon?
I love natural flower head wreath. Usually, here in Latvia, we make them on Jāņi (more about Latvian tradition called Jāņi read in one of my previous posts) or on a wedding day. So here is how I make it. I learned it from my grandmother and she learned it from her grandmother. All you … More DIY: Meadow flower head wreath