Apricot – chilli chutney

Apricot chilli chutney recipe. Fall recipes series. Part of ‘Little Things Fall & Halloween’. Shopping list: Apricots (1kg) One apple One large onion 200g of sugar 2 garlic cloves grated ginger (1 teaspoon) one fresh chilli pepper 2-3 tablespoons of olive half glass of vinegar optional: 3/4 tsp cinnamon salt Do not peel fruits but […]

Mushrooms Preserved in Vinegar

Mushrooms Preserved in Vinegar. Fall recipe. Part of ‘Little Things Fall & Halloween’. Shopping list: Cut in cubes,cleaned mushrooms cook around 20 minutes in slightly salted, boiling water(3 glasses). Drain mushrooms, but don’t pour out the water. Just pour it into the saucepan, put all the ingredients (exept mustard seeds and onion) and bring it […]

How to preserve food

Prepare mason jars: You can put jars into the oven for few minutes ( heat the oven to 100 degrees C, do not let jars touch each other) or clean them with boiling water ( remember to dry them thoroughly). In both cases- don’t forget to clean and to dry lids. I always clean them […]

Home remedies – common cold

Home remedies – common cold. Homemade common cold remedies. Use what you have at home to prevent and treat common cold at home. **Garlic, milk and honey** 2 teaspoons of honey, 2 garlic gloves (greated or chopped), hot milk (1 mug). Mix it and drink it if you dare 😉 It doesn’t taste good and […]

Hello Fall!

It’s that time of the year again! Crispy air, walks in the park,apple picking, pumpkin pies and halloween! And I’ve got some amazing recipes, decor ideas and helpful tips to share. So let’s get started ! 🙂 You can find “fall bucket list” free printable here.

Awesome home and garden hacks

Awesome home and garden hacks. Household hacks hacks & Helpful tips – Home and garden. Make your life easier 🙂 Home- *Use coca-cola and boiling water to unblock the drain in your kitchen sink. * Use a lemon to remove rust stains from your kitchen sink, counters, kitchen utensil and garden ornaments. Gently squeeze out […]
Spring and hungry snails

Spring and hungry snails!

Spring is finally here and we’re trying to make best of it! I really love pansies.Unfortunately, snails consider them a tasty snack! I live in a rainy area so snails are a big problem. I don’t use any chemicals in my garden so here are few eco ideas how to get rid of snails and […]

Oatmeal snacks

Healthy,easy to make oatmeal snacks. ***No bake cocoa balls***   Shopping list: rolled oats (400 g),butter ( 250g ),1 cup of sugar, 4-5 tablespoons of cocoa, 2 tablespoons of water. Mash butter ,mix with sugar and cocoa. Add oats and water. Mix by hand. Form little balls and put them in the fridge for 15 minutes. […]

Baked squash

Baked squash How to bake butternut squash. Delicious fall recipe. Part of ‘Little Things Fall & Halloween’. Shopping list: butternutt squash, oil, spinach or basil, onion, red and green peppers, double cream, grated parmesan, gorgonzola and mozarella cheese. Cut squash in half, scoop out the seeds,brush with 1tbsp oil and roast for 1 hr (at […]

Hatching chickens project

You will need: egg shells, empty egg packaging, egg dye, decorative fluffy chickens,easter confetti (optional),ribonns (optional), vinegar (optional),decorative eggs to fill in egg packaging (optional). Gently remove all egg remains from the egg shells. Pour in egg dye into the glass or glass container(s), add boiling water and spoon of vinegar(optional).Wait 10 minutes.Remove egg shells […]

Rice with apples and cinnamon. Perfect lunch for kids!

Shopping list: two/three bags of rice, few apples, 2 tbsp of sugar, cinnamon, butter (for dish greasing), sour cream Cook two or three bags of rice. Peel some apples, cut them into cubes,cover them with water and cook until teneder. Put cooked rice in a greased,non-metallic casserole dish,put a layer of cooked apples on top […]

While waiting for spring bulbs to bloom…

Things to do while waiting for spring: If snow in your area has already melted, you can prepare some of your garden plants for a spring time… Hardy Garden Fuchsias: If top growth has survived winter frost, cut it off. The fuchsias will produce new shoots later in the spring. Roses: April is a good […]

Pasta with roasted tomatoes , garlic and peas

Shopping list: 500 g of pasta, baby tomatoes (400g), fresh unpeeled peas (200g) , grated parmesan cheese (100g), 3 cloves of garlic, a handful of basil leaves, salt and pepper. Preparation time: 30 minutes Sprinkle tomatoes and garlic with olive oil and bake at 200 degrees C for about 10 minutes. Bring slightly salted water […]

Homemade chocolate-plum jam:)

Shopping List: -plums (1.5 kg) -sugar (400g) -milk chocolate (7 cubes) – 4 or 5 tablespoons of  sweet cocoa powder  – water (25-50 ml) Do not peel plums but remember to wash them carefully. Throw cut in half plums (without seeds) into the pan with a thick bottom. Sprinkle bootom of the pan with water. […]

DIY Christmas Jars, snow globes (without water)

DIY Christmas Jars, snow globes (without water) ****** Shopping list : – jars with lids –  PVA glue – fake snow (but not the spray kind) – winter-themed figurines – ribonns – glitter – confetti (optional) – christmas labels /name tags/ stickers (optional, I’ve used  christmas themed 3D stickers). I’ve used Magic Snow Powder.If you […]

The Fog…

The Fog… Part of ‘Little Things Fall & Halloween’ series. PIN ME 🙂