Happy Valentine’s

Happy Valentine's my loves! Today is the day we celebrate love: the day to celebrate our partners, our families, our friends and ourselves. Really, in my opinion, it's about giving love to the ones we are closest to, the ones that mean just that much more to us - or, for some, it's a day like any other. In reality of course it is, but why not use this perfect excuse to make it a ...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas loves! I hope that everyone had a lovely start into the holidays so far and is enjoying the time with loved ones, family and friends. This time of the year is one of my absolute favorites - it's all about spending the time together with the family, spendng cozy nights in and having good food. Growing up in European countries, I am used to celebrating especially on Christmas Eve, the night of the ...

Gluten & Lactose free ‘Zimtsterne’

It's so late - and I only finished baking! I made two different cookie types, one of which are called 'Zimtsterne' in German. They are not only amazingly tasty (if I may say so), but also gluten and lactose free - which is one of the things I need to make sure since a couple of months. I always thought there are so many things I cannot eat anymore - that I won't be able ...

DIY Gift-making for Christmas

Good morning everyone! I came back to Dรผsseldorf last night - Amsterdam was a fabulous trip! I still have quite a few events/sightseeing and cafรฉ photos to show you, so I will be sharing those in the upcoming days when it's not all about Christmas anymore. How exciting is this - it's Christmas tomorrow! Our family tradition is to open the presents on Christmas eve the 24th of December. A few family members will be ...