Biscuits in two colours + my first attempt at flooding and piping

When it comes to making biscuits for Christmas I usually pick one Sunday afternoon where I then make 6 kinds of biscuits whilst looking after a baby/toddler. And although I have a great husband that always helps me, the kitchen usually looks like a bomb site that he ends up cleaning at 9 o’clock at…

Advent…Advent…Advent calendar in a box

I am not going to go on about how close Christmas is all of a sudden – just one thing: as you can see on the photos I am not really prepared yet regarding accessories and decorations :). But I thought that is not that important and I’d rather post it without photos that contain…

There is no Christmas without baking Hazelnut Macaroons!

At Christmas time something would be missing for me if I couldn’t bake traditional German and Austrian Christmas biscuits – there are so many different one’s and if I had the time I would like to make at least 10 different kinds of biscuits.  This year we managed to bake five different kinds. We made…

It’s Christmas Time – It’s gift wrapping time!

This is already the third Christmas that I am writing this blog – and it is the third time I am showing you how I wrap my Christmas presents. Although it is a chore to many people, I love wrapping gifts and for Birthdays etc. where you only wrap one gift I love picking out…

Simple but I like it – my gift wrapping for Christmas

The majority of people I know don’t particularly enjoy wrapping Christmas gifts. It seems to add to the usually full “to do” lists that pile up before Christmas and often I get the impression that it is more a chore than joy. For me wrapping gifts is relaxing. I look forward to it and already…

The Food Exchange: It’s Christmas time!

The Food Exchange for this month is super simple: it’s Christmas time! I think you will never run out of recipes with this one, so Lucy and I decided to go for the same topic as last year. It is one of the best one’s, I am convinced. Like every month Lucy (from England, living in…