Little Vices

I have this chest of drawers that has four large drawers.  They contain the little things I indulge in – only the little things have accumulated so that some of the very thin… Continue reading

Let Me Entertain You

We all know it’s fun inviting people, designing and sending out invites.  You look forward to the event, think about what kind of food you can delight 22 people with.  But it doesn’t… Continue reading

Last treat before dropping off the radar…

I went into town yesterday morning to get some party utensils for next Saturday.  We currently have the Wine Village running in Stuttgart, so the market was moved to the main shopping street. … Continue reading

Zucchini & Potato Gratin with Rosemary

Still using up my zucchini supplies, and whereas last week I got that cannonball of a zucchini, this time I got one that was only a little larger than a baseball.  Which suited… Continue reading

Sweet Treat Of The Week

Yesterday I felt the urge to make that day my “one sweet treat a week” day.  I wanted to try this recipe for sticky buns (cinnamon rolls) I saw on My Goodness.  Actually,… Continue reading

Zucchini Soup

My dad called the other day saying he’d harvested a cannonball of a zucchini. It had been hidden underneath a leaf, so he’d overlooked it, and could I use it. Even though every… Continue reading

Thai Style Salad

I like salad.  So what, you’ll probably say.  The strange thing is, I like eating salad when I go out, and I like preparing salad when I’m at home, but then I won’t… Continue reading

Resistance is futile!

This healthy lifestyle I wanted to get back to – I stuck to it.  Have been eating very healthy food for the last two weeks.  But I decided that total resistance towards sweets… Continue reading

The Road Back To Healthy

Fun as it was to bake all the things I did over the last few months, I need to get back to more healthy eating.  That was the first thing that came to… Continue reading

Dinner for 4

Last night was the very informal School Photo Dinner night.  Three of my friends I know from school brought pictures from way back then, and we reminisced about the old times, and how… Continue reading

The Lemon Bar Project

And here are the results of the lemon bar jury – no, let’s start at the beginning.  As I mentioned yesterday, I had a whole day to myself, and one of my projects… Continue reading

Herb & House Update

Today’s just an update of various things.  First, the painting of the house is almost done.  The front is finished, which means I was able to take possession of the balcony again.  Of… Continue reading