Category Archives: Homemade

Sow a Seed – The Miracle of Growth

Is there anything more miraculous than seeing something grow…? A child, a tree, a cat, a vegetable, or a tiny plant? You don’t need a garden to sow a seed and watch it turn to a plant. Already before I … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Knitter

When I was twelve, our old aunt Brita taught me how to knit. That was the starting point of my knitting mania that, with peaks and valleys, has stayed with me ever since. It has resulted in innumerable sweaters, cardigans, … Continue reading

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The Creative Retreat

For a long time I’ve wanted to start writing more. The cold season would have been the perfect period to increase the number of hours I spend writing, but last winter was a difficult period, and despite my best intentions … Continue reading

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Passionate Cookery

Significant for the lifestyle I’ve adopted up here in the mountains is that I spend hours and hours outside each day. Just like the slogan of a German sports brand puts it: “Draußen zuhause” (At home outdoors). However, every now … Continue reading

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Do Them Yourself!

It is such a pity when the Holiday Season triggers more stress than necessary. All the Christmas cards we have to write, all the gifts we need to buy – and then perhaps even celebrating with far too many people … Continue reading

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Naturally Curing Seasonal Cold

With autumn and winter, seasonal flus and colds invade us. All around people are sneezing, snotting and coughing, and finally end up we catching it ourselves. Busy as we all are, we still continue to go to school or work, … Continue reading

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In Soup Heaven

Autumn is the perfect time for SOUPS! When temperatures are turning frosty, nothing warms you up the way a soup does. Now it’s time to dig out your best recipes and cook a fulfilling soup that will warm you up … Continue reading

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Easy & Exquisite

You can stand in the kitchen preparing a nice meal for hours, and it can be absolutely worth it. But sometimes, if you get just the right ingredients, you can create something so easy, and yet so delicious in a … Continue reading

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Knittomania

When it’s summer my wish to knit is normally zero and my knitting projects rest peacefully in their big rattan basket. But this year I attacked a new project in the middle of August – a pillow case. It’s a … Continue reading

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Yellow As The Sun

Botany is one of my main interests in life, and especially the knowledge of medicinal plants. During the last two years I’ve learned a lot from books and from the internet, but the best way remains being taught “in the … Continue reading

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