Welcome 2018

Welcome 2018! This will be my fourth year writing this blog – and I still love it! (I just had to double check whether four years are correct because I couldn’t quite believe it :)) 2017 was an exciting year for us as a family and after buying a house and welcoming our little daughter…

Review: November

As I will be in Germany for the next 10 days this is going to be a bit of an early review of November – somehow it is fitting though, as I am already in a christmassy mood and I can’t wait for December :). In November I finally managed to write about the GRUB…

A winter without soup is like summer without ice cream!

One of the things I love most about winter is getting cozy and warm inside…and if I can enjoy this coziness with a bowl of hot soup I am happy! This last weekend it finally got a bit colder here in Manchester, the time before it was quite warm but very wet. I clearly prefer cold…

Have a very happy, fun and relaxing Christmas!

We spent last night preparing the house for our first Christmas Eve at home (in Germany Christmas Eve is more important than Christmas Day!). I will finish work at 12 O’clock and then I will be off until the new year. It is the first time I’m spending Christmas Eve at my home instead of spending…

The Food Exchange: mince pies – Christmas is almost here!

It’s Food-Exchange-time again! Like every month Lucy from lucyabakes sends me a typical English recipe to bake and I send her a German one. We both test the recipes and write about them on our blog. So close to Christmas we decided to go for something sweet that is typical for this season. Lucya’s s…