We live in a world that is more and more preoccupied with health, diets, exercise and well being, to the point where it’s turning from a challenge to an obsession. Many of us have tried so many diets, exercise, counting calories, counting steps, counting challenges and the list goes on. I think in this obsessive pursuit…
Here’s to the worst days of my life: they day I learned about loss
Today marks one year since the day I learned that the weight that comes with loss never goes away, yet it it teaches us how to carry it. It has been an overwhelming year, filled with thrills of both kinds, and looking back, I realized I have learned a lot.
Here’s to the best days of my life!
They say joy comes from understanding that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet. I always look forward to what is going to happen next, but I also like to be present in the moment.
Chasing dreams since 1984
I remember my infatuation with London and most things British started when I was about 7. Can you remember a childhood dream so vividly you relive it over and over again? I can. 🙂
Letter to my 18 year old self
Dear Simona, a lot has happened since I last thought of you, that is why I am writing this letter. To summarize, a few important events happened: social media became a priority, and since then communication changed drastically, artists everywhere started to use it to send their art out into the world, reality shows became really…
How tidying up changed my way of thinking
I recently read an article saying that ” Intelligent people tend to be messy, stay awake longer, and swear more” and quickly got excited by using this excuse in my everyday life. It might be true if you consider the idea that messy desks or rooms point to a person’s tendency to think of something else…
Simple birthday cake recipe since 1954
As I told you in my introductory Baker’s Journal post, my family’s recipe book was started by my Gran, on my Dad’s birthday, in 1954, November 30th. The recipe is super simple, has the usual cake ingredients (sorry to all you sugar free, dairy free, gluten free cooking gurus, this is a classic cake recipe…
4 ways to make revenge work on your behalf
In a world filled with terror, anger, disbelief and denial, it’s time to take a step back and become prepared for worse days. The best of us turn revenge into positive energy, and what a fuel can that be! Think of all the things you can change out of revenge, but be careful not to confuse it with…
When is the best time to have children?
For the past 5 years there has been this constant voice in my head telling me it’s time I had children, but a lot has happened and time flew by fast. Now, the voice comes from my heart and my head can’t help but wonder if this is the right time.
5 morning habits to start your day easily
We all sometimes feel that mornings are difficult, and getting up to seize the day can be such a stretch, especially if you haven’t slept enough or if you’re not a morning person. I am definitely not a morning person, so I tried to come up with a routine to eliminate my morning grumpiness and…
My Coburg Weekend Escape
Coburg, Germany is probably not one of the top 20 destinations in Europe, but could certainly be one of the most interesting places to visit in Germany! Vegetarians, beware! Aside from the fact that vegetarians don’t have too many food options (Germans love their meat and potatoes), it is a cozy and historical place, with…
Healthy breakfast blueberry pancakes recipe
In one of my previous posts, I mentioned I love Blogilates and her “Cheap Clean Eats” section. The next recipe was inspired by her 2 ingredient pancake recipe, it is sugar free, vegetarian friendly, and more importantly a low calorie breakfast. Ingredients: Pancakes: 2 eggs ( 129 Calories, 8.75g Fat, 0.68g Carbs, 11.07g Protein) 1 banana…
The historical meaning of Women’s March worldwide
2.6 million people supported Women’s March on Washington across the world. It was a political rally that took place on January 21st, 2017 to promote women’s rights, immigration reform, and LGBTQ rights, and to address racial inequities, workers’ issues, and environmental issues.
Blogilates- the perfect guide to working out without going to the gym!
“Don’t compare yourself to others. Be better than you were yesterday” Unknown
How I started Baker’s Journal
“If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re probably going wrong.” Therry Pratchett