Today was a beautiful Sunday with sleeping in, family breakfast, a bike ride with my guy, decluttering the garage, baking a Mohn-Streuselkuchen (poppy seed crumble cake) and some shopping. I realized that it’s only seven more weeks to Christmas! And we’re going to Germany for Weihnachten and I’m very much looking forward to it. I […]
’tis the season we are busy…. We all know, it is this time of the year when things tend to get crazy. Holiday parties, choir performances, gift exchanges, decorating, baking, crafting, shopping….. And on December 10th, 11th or even 14th you realize that Christmas is less than two weeks away and you still need some gifts […]
I love this time of the year. During the Advent, we decorate the house, hang up the Advent calendar for the kids and have a special time each Sunday, when we light a candle on our Advent wreath, read a story, sing a song or make some music together. This is the “Weihnachtsmarkt” in my beloved […]
It is beginning to look a lot like christmas…. every store you go. It is very American to dress up according to the season. Or maybe a Anglo-Saxon custom, because we all remember Mr. Darcy’s reindeer jumper from the first Bridget Jones movie. Anyway, it is very common here in the US to wear something matching […]
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Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risk, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun.
—Mary Lou Cook
I’m Kathrin, a German who’s been living the last 9 years in the crazy world of Silicon Valley. Even though I love our life in California, I’m still missing Köln (Cologne) and the German lifestyle a lot. On this blog I share some of my stories and ruminate about what home really means. I’m a mother of two girls and the wife of an iSlave, a teacher, a social introvert and very passionate about the things I do.
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