Spring goes on

Spring is an unpredictable time, you can never know how is the weather. This year it has been very cold, but one thing is sure, days are longer and the amount of light has increased so much, so we can’t complain and nature looks always stunning.Melting ice floatsIce floe on top of a stoneSoon the sea is openRusty modelPolyporaceaeFeatherIciclesCountrysideCountryside viewOn the rocksI hope you enjoy pictures where you can see how spring goes on! We are ready for the summer.

Love Sini ❤

Skiing on the ice

One of the best things about winter are sunny days of March. Officially March is the month of spring and it shows. Days are getting longer and brighter. On the other hand it’s still winter, it may be quite cold, we have snow and you can ski on the frozen lake. The snow reflect light an incredible amount and it gives you so much energy.

I love the feeling skiing on the ice. It feels like a total freedom. The thrill of speed, when you can glide on a frozen lake, as long as you ensure there is enough ice under your feet. Spring ice can be really deceptive when it starts to melt. There is a certain point when is no longer safe to go on the ice. It strongly depends on how cold the nights have been. If there has been frost at night it is usually quite safe.

Sini Style FishingLook what I got! A big fish! Well, at least a quite nice size. My hubby is an avid fisherman and we made some holes in the ice and try out a few of his new lures.Lake on the iceBeautifully curved pine tree on the shore. The shoreline begins to melt first, when the sun start to heat and the ground starts to warm up.Sauna cabinBoatsGranaryCottage door

Listen to the sounds when water drips from the eaves. Snows start to melt and birds start to sing, the sounds of spring.

Have a relaxing weekend!

Sini ❤

Glorious shades of green

It has been amazingly warm May and nature has become greener and greener every day! If I could I spend all the days outdoors admiring at the stunning , flowering parks and the smell of floral scents ❤Beautiful parkLook at this beautiful elm. It’s full of seeds and it looks like the tree is full of green roses.. Did you know that elm seeds can be eaten? They are very tasty.Elm seedOn May has been many happenings on the outside over the city. One is restaurant day, when people can keep they own restaurant and make some specials to sell. We visited on charming Villa,  what is absolutely my kind of  old house. There we enjoy lovely, homemade vegetable pie and yasmin ice tea. So delicious!My Dreaming Villa

On May was also Mother’s Day, when we went a l-o-n-g and good lunch. This shot was taken by my oldest son before the lunch. Love my family ❤ ❤ ❤Mother's DayHave a magnificent summer days and enjoy the sun ❤


Easter trip

We made a little Easter trip to Tallinn. When you live in Helsinki, it´s very easy to visit at Tallinn, you just need to jump to the ferry. Ok, on Easter time ferries are fully booked and you have to know well in advance, that on Easter you want to do the sea journey.TallinnThe weather was sunny and terrance was full of people. Everyone wants to outside table! Mission impossible. Newcomers would have been more than a space. The Center is full of restaurants, but on a day like this, they should be even more.Gallerie magnonSo we began to walk around the old town of Tallinn and see the sights. There is plenty of charming old buildings, which are beautifully worn. I love old houses, they are so shabby chic ❤Old TallinnThe old town is definitely the famous part of Tallinn and it has been chosen one of the UNESCO World Heritage Cities. Worth to visit, because it has a big historical value too.TulipsWhat color would you choose? I think I need those pink beauties in the upper right corner.

Pretty shoes

Is there any women who can resist these kind of beauties? I don’t think so. Very elegant. They stole my heart!

I wish you a gorgeous weekend ❤

Love Sini



It makes my heart singing. Daylight increases, we get more energy and it just like we all wake up after winter.

In South Helsinki we are lucky, because we have sea around us. So I can easily go walk on seashore and listen to the ocean waves. The sea is already open and there is no ice anymore.The blue momentMy husband is an eager fisherman. Summer time he has hook and line in his hand and winter time it´s all about ice fishing!

Usually he has ice fishing competition every weekend on winter, but now there was one day without important competitions ;). Our youngest son wanted to go ice fishing too and we take a car and drove a little further from Helsinki, that we reached the lake, where the ice was well sustainble.HormajärviMe and our youngest son on the last safety lake ice.

Ice fishing on HormajärviIce fishing is like an art! The magical blue moment ❤

Next time you don’t see ice here anymore, it’s gone for a little while! See you soon, I will update some pictures of our Easter trip.

Love Sini