Cheers to a September (long) weekend!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Cheers to a September weekend! What are you up to? Our neighborhood is having a little food festival tomorrow, so we are planning to spend most of our Saturday there. Also, have you seen this French film? If you haven't, I highly recommend it for tonight - it's really interesting. Wishing everyone a fantastic long weekend and I'll see you back here Tuesday morning. Fancy going down the internet rabbit hole? Enjoy!

Tips on maintaining simplicity and joy at home.

The monk who lived in my phone :)

Have you ever been to Dublin?

Heirlooms on ice.

"What we really need is less".

Embrace your imperfections...

How to beat fatigue.

Ha! Did you know that the best part of ginger is actually the peel?

Chewing in Venice.

Avocado is the word:)


The most amazing way to brighten up a city:)

The magic of meal prep.

The two purse trend: Thumbs up or down?

Pantone smoothies.

'I took a life changing trip (with my mum)".

Swoon - dip dye lampshade.

'5 things I learnt from the konmari method'.

Hot honey?

And fancy a blast from the past?
- Three years ago today.
- Two years ago today.
- One years ago today.

P.S: How about a bit of chit-chat? Join me on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and even Pinterest.

(Photo by Evanlane)

This Week's Gems

The most beautiful hand-printed scarves I have ever seen...

Totally smitten with this dandy little necklace...

Linen tea towel = cozy autumn kitchen!...

It doesn't get better than this modern and minimalist bracelet - what a gem!...

Mmm, the scent of coconut with hints of vanilla...

Wishing star necklace and white shirts - go-to uniform...

This coffee scoop is something else...

The ideal tote bag for the end of summer...

Wow, stunner!...

This sassy dress would make a stylish season transition piece, especially when paired with cozy knits...


Shibori flour sack towel perfection...

Those turquoise studs are splendid...

What a beautiful bag for fall, don't you think?...


I love this pom-pom blanket...

Oh, pretty...

For a messy bun...

Totally need that plant stand for our flat...

Cheers to Friday! What caught your eye this week? Any great finds or buys?

P.S: Fancy more gems?

Through a Roman’s Eyes

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Have you been to Rome? Even though Balazs and I missed out on it last time around, we are still planning a trip there (hopefully soon).

So, the other day while browsing, I stumbled upon this sweet little short by Oliver Astrologo that stole my heart! This brilliant guy wanted to re-introduce this mega-city by showing it to us through a Roman’s eyes - with its widely known touristic attractions and those more intimate and quieter sides not many have the chance to see. Careful, if you watch it, you might want to book a trip there right away. I know I do:)

P.S: Also, Amalfi Coast, and have you seen this film?
P.P.S: Frozen Venice and a dash of Italian romance.

(Photos by Anthony Buenafe and via Hub. Video by Oliver Astrologo)

Computerless Summers.

In 2012, a Polish photographer Izabela Urbaniak realized that with all the computer games and the constant need to be plugged in, her two sons might miss out on enjoying their life because they are glued to their gadgets. So, in hopes to show them how awesome summers can be and to relive her own childhood memories, she came out with the idea of creating a one month summer vacation that is totally computer and internet free. For the last couple of years she takes her sons and their cousins to the countryside where they spend their days playing outdoors, dipping their toes in a lake, running around and getting to all sorts of shenanigans. Pretty wonderful, isn’t it?

P.S: Breathtaking Polish fall foliage.
P.P.S: Midsummer night in Poland.

(via deMilked)

A night on Earth

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Our new downstairs neighbor is renovating their flat (read: making incredible noise on repeat). So for the past week, I’ve been trying my best to bring a dash of calming goodness into my days. This series by NASA which reveals the nocturnal beauty of the Earth seen from space have been making all that noisiness totally bearable. Somehow ever since I was little, I've been fascinated with our planet and those images just prove how dreamy, mystical and darn stunning it really is.

(Psst: any advice on how to not get totally fed up with noisy neighbors is welcome:)

P.S: Also, dazzling summer Olympic games from space and the awesome supermoon.
P.P.S: Plus, 15 sunrises and 15 sunsets a day!

(via ufunk)

Home Tweak: Kilim Rugs

You know what? I have a major crush on Kilim rugs right now! Aren’t they pretty? Besides declaring my love for them, I’m also convinced they can make even the most minimalist home feel cozy and snug. Somehow their bright colours and funky designs emanate the perfect amount of style and comfort. I’m thinking about getting this one for the bedroom or that one for my office space.

What do you think? Would you have one in your home?

P.S: #1 rule to an autumn home.
P.P.S: I have this thing with floors.

(Photos by/via My Scandinavian HomeThe Design FilesStyle at HomeRock My StyleMy DomaineAt Home in LoveSarah Catherine Design and Amy)

Epic Veggie Sandwich with Sauerkraut

Last May, I became totally hooked on making my own sauerkraut after I tried Luise’s recipe. Have you made your own before?

Ever since then I’ve been reading tons on eating healthy bacteria and the best ways to add them to my everyday diet. So besides eating homemade fermented cabbage with my morning eggs, or as a side to my lunch - last night Balazs and I made Mary’s pesto, mozzarella and sauerkraut veggie sandwich for dinner and it was epic!

Those suckers are full of natural goodness and look like a rainbow on a plate. So, if you fancy a healthy, hearty and super easy dinner this week, here is the recipe. (Psst: if you‘re not into making your own sauerkraut, Whole Foods have some great raw options).

Fancy a bite?

P.S: Also, this one, that one and those too.
P.P.S: Tricky!

(Photos by The Kitchen Paper)
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