Author: Olya Timoshevich

Tips to consider while buying your own home

This post is sponsored by Northwest bank. All opinions are my own. Northwest Bank is Member FDIC. When we found out we were expecting our second baby we started thinking about buying our own house. We’ve rented for so many years since I graduated from university 6 years ago....

Skin care during pregnancy

Stretch mark prevention or skin care during pregnancy. I am a big fan of body oils, I have so many bottles and I absolutely love them all! I do believe that using oils helps to prevent stretch marks, I used a lot of oils during my first pregnancy and...

Peanut butter vegan milk shake

Who loves peanut butter as much as I do?? This peanut butter shake is heaven!!  it’s vegan and full of protein. And super easy to make!! Almond milk (I froze it for about an hour), frozen banana, peanut butter (or peanut butter powder for a low-fat version), 1 scoop of...

Spontaneous trip to Nuremberg and a piece of “real mom life”

I woke up one day in Munich and decided to go to Nuremberg AND I had one hour before the train leaves. Packed everything super fast, cooked rice for Milinda to feed her in the train, there was no time for breakfast. Grabbed everything I needed from 10 toy cars...

Neuschwanstein castle

Gorgeous Neuschwanstein Castle! it was built for Ludwig II and then became the prototype of Disney castle. To get there we took a train from Munich to Füssen and then a bus to the tourist centre and then you need to walk up the hill for about 40 minutes. Book...

Cashew cake recipe

My first cashew cake! Raw, vegan and paleo friendly! Almond flour + coconut flakes + a little bit of coconut oil as a crust. Soaked cashews + coconut cream + peanut butter + condensed coconut milk blended and mixed together as a cream layer. Cocoa butter + cocoa powder...

Salzburg, Austria – ski resort and birth place of Mozart

While living in Munich we did a one day trip to Salzburg – 90 minutes by train from Munich and you are in a small Austrian town surrounded by mountains with snowy peaks. This is the birthplace of Mozart, here is the house where he was born and the...

Venice – the most beautiful city in the world!

Going to Venice was a spontaneous decision and we didn’t read/plan a lot. My husband thought there are no cars and no roads in Venice, no streets to walk and the only transportation are gondolas and boats. I thought there should be cars and boats are just for tourists. But...