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E’s Tree

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Christmas is a good occasion to go overboard with kitsch… Nothing better to get me into this “grownup” sensation of Christmas than some twinkling lights, glitter, candles, santas, lovely smells and quirky ornaments. I have been collecting vintage ornaments forever (as evidenced here several times, year after year) and have dreamed of creating a tree for my child one day,…

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Elma’s Universe

By | Interior, Life & style, Mamalife | 2 Comments

We’re a liiiittle late to the party regarding nursery “reveals”, given that little is alredy four months (what? eep!) old. Aren’t you supposed to do that before birth? Anyway. Ahem. But then again, a couple of inevitabilities (and, well, baby! ha, my favorite excuse these days) brought us this far: unorganized state (which we all know really is a euphemism…

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Chocolate Coconut Stars (& Trees)

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Incredible how fast time goes by… I’ve been meaning to get into Holiday Baking much earlier, but life got in the way. December… Gotta love this season! So many plans, so little time. As it turns out, this Sunday was the first opportunity to simply bake something (not strictly necessary). So I got into the kitchen, armed with dozens of…

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Pink Sugar Cookies

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i temporarily thought these pictures here were all lost… turns out sometimes fate isn’t just a bitch, read: they were securely stashed away on an sd card, as they’re supposed to, and eventually, i found said lost sd card with the pink pictures on it. heureka![gap height=”20″] had i not found them, you wouldn’t be introduced with this new feature,…

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Easter Picks

By | Life & style | 2 Comments

the times when easter was still all about egg hunts and finding your easter basket (that someone put together with much love and care) are long gone, yet especially on holidays like easter, i miss being a child. i’ve been awfully spoilt, that’s for sure, but i wouldn’t want to make it any other way for my own kids, one…

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Champagne Cake Pops

By | From my kitchen | 5 Comments

i’ve always wanted to make cake pops, but then again, for some reason or other, they do feel a little premature…? you know, like studs on clothes and shoes (some might say) – although i totally have a weak spot for studs (still). this does not mean i’m working hard on not buying anything with studs on it. i am…

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(More) Holiday Nibbles

By | From my kitchen | 2 Comments

i have a weakness for sweet things… and recently, i’ve discovered my affinity for baking holiday cookies, too! mailänderli, even – a swiss holiday butter cookie. so this is a potpourri post, dedicated to a variety of (last minute) holiday nibbles: mailänderli, christmas tree sugar cookies and sugared cranberries (which, by the way, you can use with cheese as an…

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Holiday Home

By | Interior, Life & style | One Comment

it’s the season to be merry! and to begin with, there’s always the same, much beloved tradition: decking the halls. in other years, the results looked like this and this and this. there are the traditional home made  tree trimmings wreaths, the mistletoe (a must have for the fork and flower headquarters, as it’s in the logo, too, and i am looking…

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Nearly Christmas Dinner Party

By | From my kitchen | 6 Comments

tonight, i feel blessed beyond measure. i’ve spent the most beautiful birthday yesterday. my besties surprised me with a birthday photo shoot! at home, with a professional photographer. it was seriously cool! i’ve really taken to being a model, haha. in the evening, friends were visiting for a nearly christmas dinner party “en famille”. we were cooking and serving together and…

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Christmas Decor & Cranberry Sauce Porridge

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i discovered lately how it’s healthy to be a pessimist every now and then… ha! why, you ask? well, firstly, being an optimist is such hard work all the time… it’s exhausting. but to allow yourself some negativity every day is really therapeutic. i dubbed it ‘the daily dose of bashing’. we often indulge in it in our team at…

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