Monthly Archives: August 2014

Travel Blog: Market Mania

Most of Europe is full of outdoor markets, and Latvia is no different. About one hundred feet from my house is this little market:


If you keep walking a bit, you’ll run into stands like this one. This one is selling tomatoes, broccoli, kale, oranges, onions, and some potatoes.
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Travel Blog: Coffee and Fun

I can’t help myself. I absolutely love coffee. The great thing about Latvia (and Europe in general) is that it is full of delicious coffee. They usually drink it black because, well, why wouldn’t you? When you go to the Kafejanica and order a coffee, it will come out looking like this


Then, if you have some time, you can order breakfast, which might look something like this:
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Travel Blog: Cooking Outside

As soon as I got to Latvia, I was stunned by the amount of outdoor markets there were. I went on my way and found some meat to cook for dinner. My trusty partner started the grill and boom:

It started to rain. We didn’t let that stop us, though! We just grabbed the umbrella and kept on cooking.


The whole process took around four hours, but we came out with some well-cooked chicken and ribs!
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Recipe Tuesday: 3 Easy Snacks


Instead of struggling to cook a full meal, why don’t you take a look at the quick and easy recipe list below.

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Minimalist Monday: Get Out of Debt


I don’t want you to get the wrong idea: I don’t have all the answers. I’m still paying off my student debt, but I wanted to write a post about some tips I’ve heard for getting (and staying) out of debt.

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