Îśodcloth gift guide*

Hey, its that time of the year again, so I thought that instead of writing serious stuff, or resolutions, or wishes, etc, why not make another Wish List post for cute little presents? New discovery of mine? Modcloth.com. Here are some favorites for (ehm) mostly your girlfriends. But then again, maybe not… 🙂 1. Straps, Perhaps…

DIY Christmas Wreath. Merry Christmas!

I met a lady in the train yesterday whom I know from the gym classes I take. She is lovely, highly educated, but so far unlucky in life. When I asked her how she was, she told me “these days are a bit difficult for me, being lonely and all”… I tried to change the…

Drying citrus fruits for decorations

Do you ever notice that some feelings are associated with smells?  Today it had to smell like orange. And clove. It had to be Christmas in every way possible around the house, as Christmas is the best anti-depressant for the moody winter days. Drying fruit for decorations proved to be much messier than I thought,…

DIY Christmas decorations (Galaxy circles)

As promised, the second super fast and easy Christmas decoration is now online too! No particular skills are needed for this one either! So for this decoration I used kid’s modelling paste (air dries) and some glitter and other shiny “galaxy” shapes. Method: Cut a small piece of the paste (cover the rest of it…

DIY Christmas decorations (Christmas Stars)

This year Christmas came back home. And by home I mean my parent’s house, where I grew up and after my dad died was abandoned, as my mom couldn’t stay in such a “negatively” charged environment any more. So it remained empty for 5 years. Difficult, challenging and sad years where we had to go…

Cinnamon biscuits, friends and Christmas. (by Evangelia P.)

We had a really wonderful Sunday with friends today. A large brunch, some November ice-creams (it is always a good time for ice-cream), lots of laughs, love, new souls, and latte cappuccino’s! It could not be better. This whole meeting really made me feel that we are close to the Christmas season, when everyone returns home…

Homemade herbal bath teas.

I don’t think anyone will disagree that Saturday is the best day of the week. You have the time to rest, go out, do the things you were waiting for the whole week and still have one day of sleep to go. I tend to take my time and think more on Saturdays. I plan,…