Happy Name day… to me!

Since my mom was there we did all “preparation” for today! In Latvia, you don’t need to invite people to you name day – friends can visit you without invitations. But in real life – they would call to “greet” and you can suggest to “meet” ;). After all the cooking and house cleaning, mom and I were tired and […]

Walking in the winter wonderland

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight Walking in a winter wonderland And later on, we’ll conspire As we dream by the fire To face unafraid, the plans that we’ve made Walking in a winter wonderland. Ilze P.S. More about the song here.  

Beautiful Winter Sunrise

As you know our kids are in kindergarten and waking up early (6:40). After they are leaving at 7:40 I’m free for my chores and hobbies… Last two weeks Helmī was a bit ill and stayed at home. Also, Janis didn’t feel good. My everyday life changed and I was so tired I didn’t want to do anything. Yesterday I tried […]

Winter in Latvia

Each of the seasons is special with something different. Coldest months of the year are usually January and February when temperature sometimes fall even to -30° C, but usually no longer than a few days and average temperature in Latvia winter is around -6° C. -Discover Latvia This is what Discover Latvia says about winter in Latvia. In my own words: […]