Family Valentine’s Day fun

Let’s cook and play together! So this year again, Valentine’s Day just showed up at our doorstep, as we still wander around a little confused, in a post-holidays haze. Since Valentine’s Day is about love and spending great time together, I’ll...
Look out 2018

Look out 2018

Better late than never goes the saying right? I just had a great talk with my admin assistant aka my sister aka the greatest sister ever aka “what would I do without you”.  Watch out 2018! I know it has been quiet since Christmas on here and we are...

Boxing Day Sale

Thank you for supporting my small business.  Without you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.  As we get ready to welcome 2018, I want to give you a gift! Order between now and December 31, 2017 and get 15% off your order* by using coupon BoxingDay at...
Surprise Boxing Day Sale

Surprise Boxing Day Sale

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great Christmas filled with love, family, friends, treats, gifts, love and laughter. We had an awesome Christmas this year 🙂 As the year comes to an end, I always look back and try to see what happened good and bad. This year,...

Christmas recipes

With the big meal coming up, I would like to share some side dishes that we eat every year with our turkey. We are not the traditional stuffing and cranberry sauce kind of family, as you’ll see! Warning : These recipes come from the cookbook : “Mom’s version of food...

Christmas traditions

Once upon a time When I was a small child, in Germany, we lived in a house where the living room had a locking door. We wouldn’t put up a tree. We would simply listen to our parents and Santa (at least, that’s what I thought) through the door, on December 23rd,...

Christmas Sweets

So, we all feel extra not guilty since we served all kinds of veggies to our kids with our traditional recipes. We can now get on with Desserts!!!! Can you guess that I have a sweet tooth? These are some of recipes that come from my husband side, and all I have to say...
Saint-Nicholas is around the corner!

Saint-Nicholas is around the corner!

One tradition that we have kept alive is St-Nicholas Day. This one is not so much known around here, in fact, we were pretty much the only ones celebrating it as kids. How our friends thought we were lucky! In the evening of December 5, all the children would put out...
Advent is here!

Advent is here!

Advent is here! Every year, around this time, I get ready to fill in the kids’ Advent calendar. It has been like this in our home since forever it seems. When I was little, I would wake up on December 1st, very excited to see Santa had come and put up these nice...

Updates all around

We have lived in our house for not quite 2 years now and already I need to patch some dents in my walls. I picked some very neutral colors and ever since I repainted my entrance in brighter colors, my fingers just twitch to up the color level in the house.  I have...