Tag Archives | Winter

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Chocolate Espresso Cake (Grain-Free)

In these darker months of the year, Chocolate Espresso Cake is exactly what I need. In the afternoon, as the sun sets, I need a little hit of something— caffeine, pleasure, comfort…  Happily, my husband likes to make me chocolate cakes, and he’s not afraid to adapt a recipe to suit our family’s needs.  One […]

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Sweets

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Winter Project: A DIY Wreath from Foraged Materials

Today I have a really fun and beautiful project for you: A DIY wreath made with foraged materials. On Saturday, we took a family walk as usual, and I brought clippers for cutting wreath-making supplies. Everything in this wreath was foraged, and there are so many possibilities for how you can design yours, based on what you find around you.

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Foraging

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Glühwein: A Recipe for Cozy Times

Is it cold in your neck of the woods?  Temperatures are dropping pretty steadily over here.  Our little Victorian row house is full of charm– and full of cracks, where the cold winds blow right in.  We don’t want an astronomical heating bill, and we have already asked our landlord to do some weatherizations… And […]

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Homebrewing

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What’s Been Going On…

Hello, Friends.  This is a quick post to fill you in on a few things…  First of all, you have probably noticed that it’s been unusually quiet over here.  There are two reasons for that.  Firstly, my camera (which I love dearly) is broken, and in for repairs– under warranty, thankfully.  Secondly, my computer is […]

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Expat Life

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