just Moni life

lifestyle blog by Monika Walkowicz

just Moni life

 by Monika Walkowicz

HERE AND NOW – JULY 2021

HERE AND NOW – JULY 2021

Hello July, I was waiting for you for such a long time...   July is the month of my trip to my family home. And yes, I am here... I've finally been reunited with my family in Poland. I've planned this trip a long time ago, but I was unsure for many months if I...

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HERE AND NOW – JUNE 2021

HERE AND NOW – JUNE 2021

Ohh June, you are finally here!   I love the summer months... and I hope June brings us many sunny and hot days in the UK this year. I was waiting for the weather to improve, long days and beautiful sunsets, so please June, do not disappoint me. So far is looking...

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HERE AND NOW – MAY 2021

HERE AND NOW – MAY 2021

April you could not be more stressful I have to say!   April was a bit upset and stressful month and I felt so low mentally for a good few weeks. I was no able to figure out how to make this post a happy one like I usually do. But why should it be another perfect...

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Welcome to my Blog!

HERE AND NOW – JULY 2021

Hello July, I was waiting for you for such a long time...   July is the month of my trip to my family home. And yes, I am here... I've finally been reunited with my family in Poland. I've planned this trip a long time ago, but I was unsure for many months if I...

HERE AND NOW – JUNE 2021

Ohh June, you are finally here!   I love the summer months... and I hope June brings us many sunny and hot days in the UK this year. I was waiting for the weather to improve, long days and beautiful sunsets, so please June, do not disappoint me. So far is looking...
HERE AND NOW – JULY 2021

HERE AND NOW – JULY 2021

Hello July, I was waiting for you for such a long time...   July is the month of my trip to my family home. And yes, I am here... I've finally been reunited with my family in Poland. I've planned this trip a long time ago, but I was unsure for many months if I...

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EVERYONE LOVES BROWNIES

EVERYONE LOVES BROWNIES

We all need a good brownie recipe in our life   These brownies have a crisp top and are deliciously soft inside with little pecans crunch. For me, they taste best still warm with a scoop of vanilla icecreams. Be aware this healthy brownie is a seriously decadent...

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DELICIOUS APPLE CAKE

DELICIOUS APPLE CAKE

Anyone fancy a slice of an apple cake?   Quick and easy cake recipe for Sunday morning bake-off. I like to bake on Sundays and it's a kind of a tradition now that most of my Sunday mornings I spend in the kitchen. Nothing is more relaxing than baking, don't you...

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HEALTHY FLAPJACK COOKIES

HEALTHY FLAPJACK COOKIES

Delicious and healthy oat and dried fruits cookies   If cookies have oats they must be healthy, right? These delicious cookies are definitely a healthy afternoon snack, they are soft inside and little crunchy on the outside. Just perfect treat made in less than...

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MY FAVOURITE CAFE – SOFA TARNÓW

MY FAVOURITE CAFE – SOFA TARNÓW

Photo review of my favourite cafe in my hometown.   It so happened that in July Poland opened its border, and I did not wait long to rush to the airport! My first flight after the pandemic (let's say after because unfortunately, it will last forever I think) had...

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PRAGUE, OUR LAST TRIP ABROAD

PRAGUE, OUR LAST TRIP ABROAD

Prague in 3 nights - our memories from January 2020 getaway   Our last trip, before Covid 19 pandemic, was weekend getaway to Prague at the beginning of this year. I cannot believe this was 5 months ago. I felt in love with this capital city of the Czech...

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LET’S COOK SOMETHING THAI

LET’S COOK SOMETHING THAI

Pad Thai, my favourite Thai dish   One of my favourite and well known Thai dishes is Pad Thai. I created this dish based on an original Thai recipe I brought with me from Bangkok. It's the same delicious as the one we had learned to cook there, just a lighter...

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MANGO & COCONUT MUFFINS

MANGO & COCONUT MUFFINS

Let's bring some sunshine to our kitchen!   I’m a sweet tooth girl, I love home-baked cakes, muffins, cookies and sweet treats. Some days I am so creative in my kitchen, others I enjoy a good chocolate bar. But a day without pudding is not a happy day, would you...

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KITCHEN GADGET, I CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT

KITCHEN GADGET, I CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT

Did you know that I am a huge fan of Thermomix?   Thermomix is like having your very own chef at home and I am obsessed with it! This amazing machine made my life so much easier, effective and it saves a lot of my time and money. Cooking and baking with Thermomix...

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BEST EVER BANANA BREAD

BEST EVER BANANA BREAD

Who doesn't love banana bread?   I’ve been trying hundreds of banana leaf recipes. They were soggy inside or too dry or not sweet enough, but I finally created the best one. Easy and quick to make, gluten and dairy-free and exactly moist and sweet to my taste. I...

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HELLO, GET TO KNOW ME FIRST

HELLO, GET TO KNOW ME FIRST

34 facts about me    I was thinking so long, what shall I write on my first ever blog post. Then I thought why not introduce myself a bit more. But it's not going to be a boring 2 pages story of my life, I promise. Instead, I have for you 34 facts about me. Here...

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hello!

hello!

I’m Monika and welcome to my blog! 

I’m a Polish girl living in the UK and I love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! 

I’m by no means a writer or photographer, but I created this little space of the internet to share with you my healthy living tips, delicious food creations, my travels and everything in between. I promote self-love, positivity and empowerment. I believe in the power of self-improvement. 

I’d love to inspire you to create the life you love, full of positivity and passion!  I’m here to help you find joy in the everyday moments, while enjoying yourself along the way!