• Mr. Men – My Complete Collection (Review)

    We were very lucky to receive the entire Mr. Men Collection to review a while ago. My 4 and a half year old daughter grow up watching the cartoon. I think Channel 5 is the channel where you will find it. Kara was very impressed to see how many books she received. No matter how many books she has in her bookcase she is always happy and jumping when she receives new ones.  As you can see above she had all reasons to be happy! She doesn’t know how to read yet but she is happy that mummy will read her a new little book every single night at bedtime.…

  • Pregnancy diary 26 weeks and giveaway

    I’m not sure that this diary, my pregnancy diary is like all the other pregnancy diaries around the blogosphere. I seem to complain lot and write about bad things…:( I am going try and concentrate on the goods things as much as I can tough. This is how my baby – for which we don’t know the gender just yet – is suppose to look like this week. Today I’m 26 weeks pregnant exactly: Apparently the baby is now almost 35.6 cm long from crown to heel, and weighs about 760 grams. Isn’t this amazing? Looking at mydaughter I remember that when she was born she was about 53 cm…

  • Save the Children Conference

    Holiday was nice and it was wonderful to see how much my daughter enjoy revisiting Romania and my parents. More about the way I felt at home in a future post. There are a couple of things I want to talk with you about. First the Words of Wisdom today are about GIVING: “Giving of any kind… taking an action… begins the process of change, and moves us to remember that we are part of a much greater universe. ” ― Mbali Creazzo “Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water -it will make ripples throughout the entire pond…” ― Jessy and Bryan…

  • you are what you eat children #book

    Fresh new books for fresh young minds

    Today I have for you two fantastic new books for children written by Serge Bloch: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT and Other Mealtime Hazards and REACH FOR THE STARS and Other Advice for Life’s Journey So who is Serge Bloch? Serge Bloch has won a gold medal at the Society of Illustrators and created art for numerous adult and children’s books. He also illustrates for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and Newsweek. He lives in Paris with his wife, two sons, two cats and a dog. Look at these illustrations below:   By using funny and simple drawings Serge Bloch is teaching the readers of…

  • Listography – Top 5 cookbooks

    Cookery books! Every time I go to a book shop I end up browsing the cookery books. Love the colours and I’m curious to see what are the latest cookbooks on the market. I have a couple of favourite chefs but I also love the anonymous kind of books – written by people that are not that famous. So because of my love of cookery books I decided to join the linky this week over at Katetakes5 blog. Really excited to share them with you! I’m having a hard time choosing only 5 though…but let’s see: 1. Delia’s – How to cook – I think this book must’ve been the…

  • Mihai Eminescu and his heritage

    Mihai Eminescu is the national poet of Romania.  His poems will be read by young people in schools and not only for years and years to come. He was born on January 15,1850, in Botosani in the Province of Moldavia. As his is just around the corner i thought i should share with you my love for his poetry. Mihai Eminescu was highly intelligent,an avid reader,and had a wide range of interests. At the age of 14 he ran away with a theatre company and traveled throughout Romania.  At the age of 16 he was already interested in the Romanian language and culture, and published his first poem. Between 1869-1972…

  • What is normal?!?!

    While reading Paulo Coelho’s book “The winner stands alone” I came up with the idea of writing this post. Do you consider yourself a normal person? If you do what make you NORMAL in your eyes? What is normal for one can be not normal for someone else… The things that make me normal make me feel human in one or another. According to the dictionary NORMAL is “the usual, the average”. This adjective my upset some…but I think of myself a NORMAL person. So here is me sharing with you the things that make me (feel) NORMAL: – I wake up every morning to the sound of my alarm…