Romanian Style Garlic Sauce

This is the perfect appetizer or afternoon snack for when you want a punch of flavor and it’s a garlic lovers dream, to be honest. I pan-toasted some buttered sourdough bread slices and sliced some cherry tomatoes to accompany this quick sauce, and they tasted great together. The quantities below make enough for about 1-2…

Rolled Pumpkin Pastry

In my quest to fulfill my sweet tooth, I came across one of my favorite Romanian dessert recipes and I had to make it, so now I have to share it with all of you as well, OBVIOUSLY. This is a relatively easy recipe to follow and doesn’t even require letting dough rest to rise,…

A Very Romanian Christmas

Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Wishing you all a wonderful day full of love, laughter, mimosas, and delicious food. Yesterday, I spent the vast majority of the day baking pastries for Christmas and I used my own website for a couple recipes. However, I noticed that I somehow never shared the recipe I…

Poppy Fields and Memories

IT. HAS. BEEN. A. WHILE. Have I been keeping up with the r/WeeklyPhotos 52 week challenge? No. Because I suck. And I barely have time to do extracurricular activities outside of my work/gym, in truth. However, I am determined to catch up, so stayed tuned. In order to balance out my schedule, I took the…

Behind the Scenes: DIY Backdrops & Self Portraits

Last week, my bff Maria and I were discussing various photography aids like lighting kits and backdrops and she was all “but ‘x’ is so cheap!” and I was like “yeah, but still $$$”. Mind you, this was a day after I had gotten my hair done so it was fresh which clearly begs for…