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Ikea Hack: DIY Snail Costume

We are in the midst of Karneval season here in Germany (also known as Fasching or Fastnacht, depending which part of the country you’re in), the weeks leading up to Lent. Although there are regional differences in how Karneval is celebrated, what they generally have in common are parties, street parades, and dressing up in […] Read more…

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The Young Gentleman’s Guide to Grooming

This made me laugh so much. And made we wonder what The Boy and his dad talk about when I’m not there. We saw this poster on the bus: Boy: Grey trousers with brown shoes?? Huh?!? That’s not okay! Me: Isn’t it? Boy: No. Brown trousers is okay. Read more…

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Deutschland 83

Let’s talk about Deutschland 83! I may be a bit late to the game, since we’re already half way through the series in the UK – and it’s finished screening in the US and Germany – but it’s making a lot of waves recently so I couldn’t go without mentioning it. Deutschland 83 is a […] Read more…

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Happy Burns Night 2016!

Happy Burns Night, everyone! So, I had this great blog post planned for this year’s Burns Night*. I was going to do some more hand lettering and create some printables for you guys, to use for your Burns Supper. And maybe put together a new playlist. Oh, I had so many ideas. But the best […] Read more…

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Roasted Almond, Coconut & Chocolate Granola

Do you ever find yourself falling in to the rut of eating the same old thing for breakfast every morning? I mean, I LOVE porridge, but sometimes I find myself needing an alternative for getting my daily portion of oats, so when I find the time, I like to bake a big batch of granola. And […] Read more…

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Adventures in Abendbrot #5

I thought I would continue my ‘Adventures in Abendbrot’ mini series in the new year, where I’m sharing some of my German dinner time sandwich concoctions. Check out my first post in the series for the story behind it. Abendbrot No.5: cream cheese, corned beef, avocado, cracked black pepper and cress. Served with half a […] Read more…

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Snapshots #37

It’s been months since I did my last ‘Snapshots’ post. I think it was in summer. Somehow, they fell by the wayside. It has always been a nice, simple way to reflect back over the past month in pictures, so I thought I would take it up again for the new year. So, here is the […] Read more…

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