My 4th summer in Oslo

This year in Norway, 
I have found myself being extremely busy than ever !
It's always that being here I would have an urge to improve in some skills in my life as things are much more expensive and limited here that I can't get things as cheap and easily as in Asia.

And Thus, this year, I did some self learn cooking experiment

I had been making gyoza for 5 years now but had always bought the gyoza skin from the store. This time, I've decided to make the skin by myself and BOY ! It was sure hard work.

But what surprised me that the gyoza skin I made myself turn out to taste better as it's crispier than the ones i bought from the store!

And Here below are all my first time succesful experiment bakings !!

Homemade Blueberry Cheese Ice cream 
Homemade Ice cream waffle cone !!
I mixed vanilla ice cream, cream cheese, graham biscuits and blueberry lemon toppings from the blueberry cheesecake i made before hand and mixed all of them !

As for the waffle cone, I used a normal pancake recipe, fill the waffle pan thin layer and cooked it longer than usual and while it's hot and soft I twirl it into a cone ! 
It was sure sucessful & easy !
Homemade Blueberry lemon cheese cake

And Homemade Raspberry Cheese cake

Mini Waffla Pizza

Homemade Marie Biscuit Baileys & Dulce de leche ice cream sandwich

Homemade Microwave carrot cake

 First time Homemade Pizza !! Yummz~~ Taste very asian though ;p
Strawberry vodka popsicles~
And I also made Baileys nuttella possicles which actually taste better

Apple cinnamon puff 
(Made my own puff pastry from scratch!) It was super tiring and it took me 2 days to finish it !

With the chrysenthemum flowers, I curiously dried the flowers and made em into chrysenthemum tea and they turn out as what it is & it sure was good !
Tried frozen grapes with wine ! YUMZ !
And chocolate cinnamon buns with ice cream~!
Plus, I first time did some pancake art !~ 

With the leftover puff pastry, I made apple pie for the first time and it was super yummy !

And then, I made some yummy pancake with drizzling homemade caramel sauce , homemade blueberry lemon jam and sautee banana ~!

I also made some custard to try em out with baileys and they turn out to be such a perfect match for a dessert !
Other than that, this year we have been having a lot of electric BBQ out in the garden as it was such a nice ambience to have it outdoor even on a cold weather.

BBQ the meat and dipping into either peanut satay sauce or garlic chilli soysauce will simply make out day.

And at time we have it with Paella or Rissoto.

And weekend, we will always have our big norwegian breakfast tables.
Yes, Norwegian love to squeeze stuffs from tubes.

Despite of all these yummy food i made, I realize if I didnt move around I might turn obese !
So I sure did sure workout running along the sognvann lake with a buddy and ocassionally going up and down the stairs nearby.
The view there is always so motivating !

On on of our weekend, we took a short cruise trip to Germany.
Here's a pic of us playing around with silohuette and the window view from our cabin.
And another weekend~ We went to our Friend's wedding in Arendal !

Apart from swimming a lot at Trollvann lake near the house, I usually hike up the forest road there and stopby to pick blueberries or mushrooms !

And other times, I just sit out in th garden doing some work and painting.

And here's the acrylic art piece i painted for the Fiance's Birthday
The Batik underwater painting for his dad.
And this flower painting for the friend.

Other than that, I got some freelance makeup job for some production company at times.

Other times, I found a random hobby I love so much which is flower arragement and deco !

And some nights, we tucked into the bed with an elevated system and pop in 3D glasses to watch a movie.
Another thing I got to do was to teach my Fiance how to style my hair ~ 
Well, it's his first time, it's Good !

Some other days, I meetup friends for a picnic, swim or a small party in our small garden.

My first time to Hvervenbukta ( beach)

And they all love the cutey Cat Lina


I sure had some fun time shopping around this year and got lotsa cool stuffs from makeup to jewelery, shoes, nail polishes, bikinis( again), Sport shoes !! Antique Cavalli leather luggage bag~more leather handbags and most of all !
I got a New Bakcpacking bag !!!!!!!
I'm so ready for our next trip !

And now~~~~
We are in Arendal, enjoying the nice weather visiting some relatives, friends and swimming !

PS; I got a pair of Roller Blades !!!!!!!!
Can't wait to try em out ~!

I'm really loving more and more of my time here in Norway compared to when I came here for the 1st time. I look back how much I have learnt and experienced so far these years coming here only in the summer and realized there is some improvement in my language and even now cooking skills.
I'm totally looking forwards what's more in future there is in stall for me. 

To be Continued....



HI, Im Felicia, a Youtuber, Special-Effect Makeup Artist , Linguist whom loves Batik painting. My blog started as a personal blog but then I gradually find that I enjoy writing reviews on products and sharing my experiences and travel stories with other readers. Feel free to drop me a message, and you can always email me at

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