Vermanes Garden 2018

Vermanes Garden 2018

Vermanes Garden 2018 Every 5 years the song and dance festival happens in Latvia. It is a huge event, spanning an entire week with participants in the thousands and the final concert boasting a choir of more than 15,000 people. This year Latvia is celebrating its 100 year birthday and 25 years of freedom. I

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Hunger for Beauty

Hunger for Beauty 2

Hunger for Beauty From childhood, I have had a need to create. To make. To realize beauty around me. As a busy Mom of 4, there are days when life is messy and hard and discouraging. Nobody ever said being a parent is a walk in the park. Each of needs a hobby, an area to

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Birch Trees and Owls

Birch Trees and Owls Yellow Scarf

Birch Trees and Owls Nothing says “Latvia” more than a beautiful forest. The Latvian countryside dotted with farmlands, meadows, rivers, and streams is a land full of trees and forests. The Latvian people love their forests, their countryside, and nature. And with roots deep in Latvia on my Dad’s side and 12 years of life

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Red Heels & Silk

Red Heels & Silk scarves

Red Heels & Silk So I have this friend. She is bold, she is blunt, she is beautiful. I remember one of the first times I met or talked to her she really intimidated me as I was this shy expat at a party in a foreign country. But somehow her awesome English skills and

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