We started this website back at the beginning of 2014, with the goal of offering help, inspiration, and fun resources to expat women who were uprooted from their homes and resettled in Berlin. Although we were really enthusiastic at first, our passion of being a beacon of guidance to expats has dwindled. We are all… Continue reading Changes are coming!
I never make anything nice for myself. Sadly, I had to part with this amazing Arrowhead Quilt (pattern from Initial K Studio) last month! The pattern was really easy to follow and very basic, just HSTs and large rectangles - good for amateur sewers like me! I made the King sized version, which took about 3 months… Continue reading Arrowhead Quilt
Here's another long forgotten baby quilt back from February 2016 for baby Ben! I stumbled upon this beautiful HST "Sunset Quilt" from a quilt is nice, and decided to make a very similar boy/gender neutral version. In mine I swapped a few yellows HSTs for greens, but really the changes are minimal. Only after I finished… Continue reading Sunset-Arrow Baby Quilt
I left Berlin at the beginning of April to spend three weeks in the states visiting family and friends. I came back about a week ago. While riding in the taxi home from the airport, I was struck by a strange sense that my neighborhood street had changed; become fuller, brighter. I wasn't really sure… Continue reading Recipe: Iced Coffee Cubes
I spent almost the entirety of the weekend recovering from May day celebrations, but was lucky to host a dinner for great friends and some how muster up the courage and energy to actually work a full day on Saturday - I was out like a light by 9:30pm. Sunday came round and to my… Continue reading Berlin’s Supermarket Angebote (offers) Review: 05.05 bis 11.05.2014
The weekend was packed with family, friends, yoga, prosecco and the sunshine! Groceries were not on the list of things to attend to, but they are now! Check out this weeks best offers below. Tip of the week: The perimeter. Stick to the outer ring of the grocery store and avoid those nasty aisles. Everything… Continue reading Berlin’s Supermarket Angebote (offers) Review: 28.04 bis 04.05.2014
Pitter patter sounds awoke me Sunday morning, music to my ears, as I was waiting for the easter bunny to visit. The German Osterhase (easter bunny) to my delight left behind a beautifully wrapped golden Lindt dark chocolate rabbit. Lindt: oh how I love thee! I must apologize for my tardiness in posting this weeks… Continue reading Berlin’s Supermarket Angebote (offers) Review: 22.04 bis 26.04.2014