Easy swaps to save you money and make your home more sustainable

‘Sustainable’ is not a very exciting word, but given the choice between a tree hugger and a trash monkey, I am hugging trees. You don’t need me to preach about living more sustainably, being eco friendly and cutting down on plastic. You’ve seen the news, you’ve seen Netflix documentaries and you’ve seen the Halley Bay penguins disaster. You know you don’t want to be a … Continue reading Easy swaps to save you money and make your home more sustainable

Best Easter traditions from Poland

It should be said first and foremost that I grew up in Poland. Poland is a Catholic country. It has over 10,000 parishes. If you really wanted to do some maths, you’d find out that there is one church for every 30 sq km of terrain, including the forests. Forests cover nearly 30% of the country. So religion is a thing where I grew up. … Continue reading Best Easter traditions from Poland

How to stop lifestyle creep after getting out of debt

Appetite comes with eating – it’s a common Polish idiom which sums up the lifestyle creep well. If you are not sure what lifestyle creep actually means, it’s something that happens when your luxuries turn into necessities. It tends to accompany an increase in income and goes hand in hand with what people call ‘standard of living’. Standard of living is more of an aspirational … Continue reading How to stop lifestyle creep after getting out of debt

Happy Monday (8th April 2019)

Happy Monday! I love April, it’s such a capricious month. The weather gets moody and edgy, people get moody and edgy and the world gets creative. Don’t know about you, but I need a little bit of a mood swing and attitude shift to produce my best work and so far, I’ve been snowed under professional and personal projects. Here are some of the things … Continue reading Happy Monday (8th April 2019)

A good morning starts the evening before – 7 things I do at night for a better start to the day

There are good mornings and bad mornings. I like mine to be good mainly because as my boyfriend puts it, I am an early raiser but I am not a morning person. And when not-a-morning-person like me gets out of bed at 6.25am daily, sh*t better run like a clockwork. Things don’t just fall into place on their own at that time of the day, … Continue reading A good morning starts the evening before – 7 things I do at night for a better start to the day

Red velvet cupcakes are easier than you think

Today, I give you my favourite cupcakes recipe – I am almost done with Whole30 and let me just say, I want red velvet and cheese frosting!!! Red velvet cake in any format is for some reason or another considered difficult but it is in fact one of the easier recipes. Think of it as the fancier sister of a sponge cake. And if you … Continue reading Red velvet cupcakes are easier than you think