Plant a Patio Garden with Me – Starting from Herbs in Pots and Containers

I don’t have a proper garden with soil but I do have a little terrace and some pots and containers, so it’s time for me to start a little patio garden again. This time I’m planting all the herbs I’ll ever need for cooking, plus a couple of ornamental plants. Not only is growing your […]

My Weekly Cleaning Routine + A Mini Tour of My Apartment

So many of you wanted to see my weekly cleaning routine, so here it is! I personally really love watching cleaning routines and I often re-watch the same one over and over again whenever I need some motivation to start cleaning. Hopefully mine will inspire you, too! The video morphed into a little house tour […]

Cast Iron Cookware: Why It Rocks And How To Make It Last For A Lifetime

Cast iron cookware is just one of the many things we discovered when we went Paleo. We used to buy the cheapest non-stick pans and not think twice about it. But since the beginning of our Primal diet, the core thing we understood straight away was that this diet wasn’t really a diet. It’s more of a lifestyle, where we try to avoid anything with potentially dangerous materials or ingredients.

Pick Your Blade: The Ultimate Guide To Essential Kitchen Knives

Now that you already know how to use a knife without injuring yourself (and if you don’t know yet, read this post), which kitchen knife would you use for the various cooking tasks? They come in different shapes and sizes, and each of them has a different scope. Often, people use only one knife to slice or chop all the foods, or even worse ‑ they pick a random one.

Safety In The Kitchen: Become One Of Those Amazing People Who Use Their Knives Properly

I’m so excited to introduce the first blog post written and illustrated by my amazing husband Luca! He has recently expressed his wish to become a regular writer on VitaLivesFree – I think it’s because there are some topics that he’s very passionate about and he needs an outlet for his thoughts. Safety in the […]

DIY Cleaning Products: Clean Everything in Your Home with 3 Natural Ingredients

I used to hate cleaning so much, and I still hate it. Who doesn’t? Well, with the exception of my amazing sister who loves cleaning as a hobby. 🙂 For all other mortals cleaning can be quite a hassle, especially when it involves sneezing, coughing, acne getting irritated and finally a headache when everything is done.