Some people learn to like coffee while they're kids, not me. Some people learn to like coffee when they're in high school, no thanks. Starbucks has plenty of other fun drinks that I liked better. Some people learn to like coffee when they're in college. I was pretty proud of my planning skills that I… Continue reading My Coffee Journey
Homemade Aeropress Latte
I wrote a long story of how I came to drink coffee, what an Aeropress is, and the other things we had to figure out but I’ve put it in a separate post so you don't have to scroll forever to get to the recipe. You’re welcome. You can read about it here if that… Continue reading Homemade Aeropress Latte
If you've been following my blog at all, you'll know that I love all things practical. Since I'm a mom now, what is more practical than being able to do my second hand shopping on my phone while breastfeeding? Ladies, gentlemen, and those who are in between, I bring you Vinted. With my first few… Continue reading Sustainable shopping
Reusable Food Wraps
I have a love/hate relationship with plastic wrap. Sometimes it seems like it's the only thing that will get the job done, but then it is so obnoxious to handle! Living in Europe, they don't sell the stuff with the handy box with the serrated metal edge to cut it off, so it's even harder… Continue reading Reusable Food Wraps
One of the most challenging things about moving toward a plastic free life is the lack of snacking options...were you actually to ditch everything plastic. Since becoming expats we discovered that making the food that you can't get is a great option. It turns out it is also a great way to reduce plastic. The… Continue reading Sustainable Snacks
DIY Compost Bin
How to build your own compost from bed slats.
My Favorite Recipe
I realized that I’ve been seriously neglecting my absolute favorite thing on this blog. Food! I love making it and eating it. So today’s post is all about my current favorite recipe that just happens to be vegetarian. (See previous post about how I’m trying to be more sustainable when it comes to food.) What… Continue reading My Favorite Recipe
I recently came across someone's blog about the Buy Nothing Project (unfortunately I don't remember who). I was immediately interested and then almost immediately disappointed that there isn't a project located in Lithuania. Not to be discouraged, I looked into starting one here, but I wasn't quite ready to invest the time necessary (It could… Continue reading Free Things!
This week’s discoveries
In light of the fact that I simply haven't finished a blog yet, here are some random discoveries from this week. This OatSide the Box Vegan ice cream is delicious! Even my husband preferred it to the rhubarb sorbet that I made this week. There are two other flavors, mango and raspberry that we intend… Continue reading This week’s discoveries
One of the exciting realization of moving to Vilnius was the discovery of the bubble tea shop, Formosa. Recently, they have made a few changes for good! Sadly, these changes are not all still in place due to the measures taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The first thing they did was charge a… Continue reading Bubble Tea!