Hosting a Cosy Gilmore Girls Night

Hosting a Cosy Gilmore Girls Night

When the evenings are blustery and cold, settling down in front of the telly seems like a much more appealing option than leaving the house. For me, the months of October and November are a time to recuperate and make the most of staying at home. And the first appearance of orange leaves marks that magical time for an annual …
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Creative Pursuits for Autumn

Creative Pursuits for Autumn

The autumn season always feels full of possibilities and new beginnings. It probably stems from our childhood memories of starting the new school year in September. For me, autumn seems like the ideal time to form new healthy habits, such as my slow morning ritual, and to try something new creatively. Below are some creative pursuits to slow down and&…
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Slow Morning Ritual

Slow Morning Ritual

With autumn approaching, it seems like the perfect time to start a new slow morning ritual. Mornings are getting darker each week and the weather is turning cooler, making mornings at home cosier and more inviting. One of the slow living philosophies that I wanted to embrace last year was to set aside an hour of the morning to myself …
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Happy Easter

Happy Easter

One of my favourite times of the year is Easter, when the feeling of the upcoming warmer months and the freshness of the new season becomes most apparent. What I’m most grateful for, however, is that seventeen years later, my family have kept up the Polish way of celebrating this wonderful holiday despite being in a completely different country. …
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5 Spring Treats

5 Spring Treats

We are nearing the end of March now but it seems as if winter has been dragging its boots forever. There is hope now that the second round of snow is melting away, the blossom on trees is blooming and newborn lambs are beginning to dot countryside fields. With spring around the corner, I’ll be looking for some new …
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Slow Tea Moments

Slow Tea Moments

Despite a hazy forecast for the weekend, this morning has been full of sunshine, spring florals and one happy mood. A glorious slow start to the day like this called for one thing only: a cup of loose leaf tea, quietly brewed and served in a pretty teacup. I’ve written about the calming process of making tea before and …
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