At the moment I am all about getting ready to give birth and raise a child. Yet, I believe that the foundation of happy and functioning family life is that neither parent should not forget their needs and wishes as well. Ofcourse first months are more critical, but time makes its corrections and every family creates its own rhythm and method.
In her book “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers” Meg Meeker, M.D. has made a list of what we should not forget while raising a child in purpose of happily balanced life. The short summary would be: Continue reading “Happy Mothers and Social Kids”
When living in city area, most of us probably do not have acres of land in our backyards or a huge apartment balcony. So the space shall be used wisely! Here is my version of small vertical gardening using much less space than traditional gardening would.
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One of my favourite discoveries is an autobiography of a Swedish writer Anna Sundberg, titled “The Terrorist’s Wife”. It was both exciting and terrifying at the same time.
It is a journey throughout 16 years since the first time Anna fell in love and got married with a muslim and how she started to realise what she had bound up with. For some period she lived in Germany, then in a Georgian village, near Chechen border, and afterwards in Syria as well. She got married twice, gave birth to four children, saw how her sons were taught to handle a gun, shared her husband with another woman etc.
Continue reading ““The Terrorist’s Wife” by Anna Sundberg and Jesper Huor”
When getting together with my Mom and sisters along with their families, we often get quite crowdy at our breakfast table. Here is one easy oven-baked omlette recipe to try out when there are a bit more people waiting the day get started!
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Georgia (Europe) has been a destination in my wishlist for nearly 10 years since I saw a tourism commercial in Estonian national TV channel for the first time. So many beautiful green mountains, historic places, building etc. Back then I just could not afford travelling and for the last past five years or so, somehow other destinations have been favoured instead (because of the budget, travel companion or vacation period). This year I guess the odds were on my favour and I am extremely grateful to that!
Continue reading “Magnificent Georgia!”
When drinking coffee I always prefer it with milk. I do not have an espresso machine at home, therefore I usually end up with casual white coffee. But in fact I love coffee with foamed milk on top (cappuccino or latte). This made me do research on how to prepare homemade latte without an espresso machine. I found quite a few tips and the basics is:
Continue reading “Homemade caffé latte without an espresso machine (with a video tutorial)”
Hello, You Lovely PeopleMy name is Pilvi and since hereafter I will use my pseudonym name Cloudy. Explanation: I am Estonian and my name Pilvi consists of pilv meaning cloud in my mother tongue + i that I conveniently transferred into y.I am an accountant by my education and a Mom! I love to travel, cook, read books and try out new things. That means that I intend to post entries in many different topics. Please feel free to leave comments and questions under the posts!Hope you will find topics that interest you and you will have good time reading my blog! Wish you all the best and Namaste,Cloudy
PS. As I told, I am Estonian, therefore please forgive me if I make mistakes in my written English! Pardon!