Close friends don’t always live close to you. Do you live abroad? Far away from most of your family and dear friends? I do. And I’m always looking for suitable and original gifts for friends abroad, meaning back home in Germany. And it’s not always that easy. I blogged about good last minute presents for […]
Painted Squares – an easy way to light up any room I’m planning to share more DIY posts on this blog, because I love making stuff. I don’t always have the time, but now my kids are in sleep away camp, so I finally have some more time to be creative. I was inspired by […]
A painted quote is a great gift idea for anyone you love! I love to give gifts and I usually try to find something personal, something that suits the recipients personality or preferences. Lately I started trying to make gifts myself to make them even more personal and memorable. Last year, we painted my daughters […]
Words of the day
Tell me, what you will do with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver
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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