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Last night I spent my evening crafting a Schuletüte at Kindergarten (and very much burning my fingers on hot glue!) What? Why? Well it’s tradition here that a child starting school carries a Schuletüte to school on their first day of school. The Schuletüte is a very large decorated cone in which family, friends and
Ingredients 3 oz. cream cheese 1 cup sugar 2 punnets of pureéd, strained raspberries 1 cup. whipping cream (Shlagrahm) 1 cup. whole milk Method In a large bowl, whisk cream cheese until smooth; add sugar and continue whisking until combined. Whisk in raspberries, followed by cream and milk until fully incorporated. Pour mixture into ice-cream maker; process
Almost two months into my new job and our new phase here in Germany and I have to admit that it isn’t so scary. I’m lucky – I work for a good employer who allow me the flexibility to work from home when it’s needed, and I have great colleagues both here in Germany and beyond, around EMEA
It’s been a week since the UK voted to leave the EU (Brexit) and it seems all the news is talking about. It’s what everyone wants to talk about here – were we for or against and what do we think will happen to us Brits in Germany. Bella and I are lucky enough to be able
I was up at 5am yesterday as I had to travel to England for an interview – you know I’ve lived here now for 18months but I’ve never really heard the dawn chorus the way I heard it yesterday – it was almost deafening. The sun wasn’t quite up and I walked down my road next
when you find music that you love. Spring (Fruhling) is here, the gardens are awakening and the animals in the forest are dancing to a new beat. Life here is still good for us. Snow season is over and we have packed away the skis and sledges. We love winter here, building snowmen, throwing snowballs,
And so 2016 – it’s the New Year and for us a very important one. It will be a year of decisions about our future and what’s best for our little family. It’s funny I would never have ever considered living in Germany – it was only chance that the right job came up for
Two days, burnt cakes, hands stuck together with marshmallow… but I did it. Thank you internet for the help. (http://pagingfunmums.com/?s=princess+cake&x=0&y=0) I first made the marshmallow towers. This was sticky. I used 2 child beakers and a tupperware as moulds. I melted the marshamallow and added the Rice Krispies my parents had brought from UK for me.
It’s December and in this house that means planning the birthday cake. Of course B doesn’t remember her 1st and 2nd birthday cakes, and she’s too polite to tell me if she doesn’t remember last year’s but this year she will be 4 and she’s very excitedly asked me for a Princess Cake (much to my dismay),