Christmas decorations

The Christmas tree is ready! We put our stockings on the fireplace and we’ve got a poinsettia. We need a sign with “Santa please stop here” and we are ready for Christmas. You might also like Using jars to keep the kitchen tidy TK Maxx finds My garden Blinds or curtains Handmade vase by Rose […]

Flowers

My name is Anca and I am a serial plant killer. I killed my flowers/plants. I killed hubby’s citrus trees and 3 bonsai (grown from seed). I nearly killed all the plants from my office, they survived only because the cleaning lady begged me to stop “looking after” the plants. But, I’m persistent and I […]

Pancake day

As usual, we celebrate pancake day with lots of pancakes and crepes. In the morning we started with crepes with sour cherry jam. At lunch we had crepes with fried mushrooms and cheddar. I wrapped the mushrooms in the crepes and I baked them for a few minutes, until the cedar has melted. Yummy!! We […]

Graveyard cake

Our first graveyard cake. Made it a few days ago, but with Halloween in mind 🙂 You might also like What’s cooking part II Pancake day Easter menu What’s cooking What’s cooking #2

Halloween muffins

I’m preparing for Halloween with some special cupcakes with cinnamon: I can’t wait to try new recipes for Halloween. You might also like What’s cooking part II Pancake day Easter menu What’s cooking What’s cooking #2

Diamond Jubilee

We aren’t Brits, anyway, not yet. But we celebrate today the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with an Union Jack cake and some sparkling wine. Hubby was very happy with his favorite kind of cake: fruits and whipped cream. Long live the Queen! You might also like What’s cooking part II Pancake day What’s cooking What’s cooking […]

Our Easter

Yesterday was the Orthodox Easter. For us, the religious celebrations mean traditional food, spending time at home, having quality-time as a family and getting presents. This year we got a lot of chocolate eggs, taking advantage of the offers we found before and after the British Easter. I dyed eggs again. This time I had […]