Category Archives: Household

If you die tomorrow, where’s your contingency plan?

In a lot of major corporations the CEO and the President of the Board of Directors are not allowed to travel together. The same applies to the President and the Vice President of a country.

But what about families?

This was the question we were discussing with my husband while driving home after dropping kids at their grandparents. Freeway; driving 130 kms (±80 miles) per hour; cars passing each other…

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The New Year’s eve special: a couple of easy cheesecakes

I hope everyone had a magical Christmas and is ready for the last week of this year. Imagine: this Sunday it’s going to be already 2017!

In this post I have decided to share with you the first small chapter of my cheesecake book, which contains two easiest cheesecakes for you to master in no time. So if you still haven’t figured out the dessert for the New Year eve – roll up your sleeves and get ready! By the way, a whole week is a plenty of time to learn a new skill. How about learning to make cheesecakes?

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The main secret to junk-free house

In this article I will show-off that I still remember some operations management stuff – LOL :). But, you’ll get quite some value as well, because a lot of those complicated terms boil down to a very practical and down-to-earth principles, applicable equally good to a factory and to a simple household.

Operations management in its essence is about dealing with complexity. So… let’s simplify our everyday life, shall we?

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If you want to make perfect cheesecake – my NEW BOOK is what you need!

Usually I publish new blogposts on Mondays, but today is an exception due to the exceptional event. That exceptional event is my new book!

You might have heard it several times already — for quite a while I wanted to write a cookbook. And now… here it is!

Finished. Published. Available on iBooks, Amazon Kindle and in PDF version at Sellfy shop.

For a price of one latte at Starbucks you can literally master the art of making cheesecakes in all different ways and with various ingredients.

I mean it — this is a cookbook like you have never seen before. You can call it “cheesecake coaching” or the ultimate cheesecake making guide. This book does not list recipes, but actually teaches you to think outside the box and work your magic with what you have. Even the recipes described in here are not just a list of ingredients and cooking steps, but an actual explanation of why you need to do what you are doing, as well as ideas of how you can substitute ingredients. You will be guided through the whole process: from learning some of the easiest recipes to mastering the most sophisticated and non-traditional ones.Thus, if you have ever scrolled through cheesecake recipes and got frightened to even try, this book is definitely for you, as it will change your perspective big time! Continue reading If you want to make perfect cheesecake – my NEW BOOK is what you need!

Time for some life hacks

There are numerous life hacks out there for all the different occasions. Some of them come in truly handy and become my favorites. Today I would like to share with you those life hacks or tricks which I find the most practical and useful to know. If there is something interesting you use that I didn’t mention, please take a moment and share it in the comment section below. Would love to learn some more! Thus, here we go – tried and loved life hacks from my “top 10 list”:

  • I found this one great: when you are trying to cross out words that you do to want to be legible anymore, don’t just strike them through, but write some random letters over them instead.

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