Coffee Chat, favorites

First coffee chat of this year: thoughts & favourites

Happy New Year!  Let's begin with that.  I am so excited to begin another year here on the blog.   Also, I can't believe it is 2018.  Maybe since I was born in a year beginning with 19-- I still have a hard time wrapping my head around saying 2000's for the past well... 17 years. … Continue reading First coffee chat of this year: thoughts & favourites

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Coffee Chat, Travel

Coffee Chat: Dealing with Time Zones and Jet Lag

Happily.... I am back or am I?  Haha.  I just have two words for you.  "Jet Lag."  I know better too.  I learned  from a few decades  of travel how to deal with jet lag, but did I follow my own advice this time?  Nope!  I gave in to that sweet temptation after being awake… Continue reading Coffee Chat: Dealing with Time Zones and Jet Lag

Baking, Coffee Chat, cooking-through challenge, Travel

I know…. right?

What else can I say? Mia so long.... I could make excuses but I wont. We have been traveling quite a bit these past two months, Coburg, The Ammer See, baseball games in Regensburg, Spring training at the Tegernsee again for soccer and a 5 hour Cruise down the Danube River to Linz Austria.  We… Continue reading I know…. right?

Coffee Chat, cooking-through challenge, Random

Coffee Chat: Thoughts on Creamed Chicken, the Fifties Housewife & other things

Long time no chat.  Hi there!  Let's just jump right in with todays chat,  I hope you have a cup (or pot) of your favorite beverage nearby.  Today, I'm drinking ice-cold sparkling water with a slice of cucumber.  It's HOT! I mean, Africa hot!!  Its 28 degrees (that's 82 in farenheit) in my kitchen right… Continue reading Coffee Chat: Thoughts on Creamed Chicken, the Fifties Housewife & other things

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Coffee Chat – Peonies, Hansi, capsule wardrobes & a forgotten blogiversary

This morning I decided to drink my coffee outside after I got Happily Mr. of to work.  The weather here has been hot for May, which is crazy as 3 weeks ago we had snow and very cold temps. I enjoyed waking up to my beautiful peony bush.  Its doing great this year. Let me… Continue reading Coffee Chat – Peonies, Hansi, capsule wardrobes & a forgotten blogiversary

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Bringing Back the Coffee Chat – niches, blogging & randomness

I realized that I haven't chatted with you over a cup of coffee in 6 months! Too long, my friends.  What do I have to say for myself?  Life happens?  I don't know.  If you have been reading my blog for the past year, congratulations & thankyou!  You are amazing people to have stuck around… Continue reading Bringing Back the Coffee Chat – niches, blogging & randomness

food, Holidays

Keeping with tradition – Our Good Friday meal.

Tomorrow is Good Friday, a day our family does honor.  We happen to live in a very catholic town, with the church bells ringing every 15 minutes between 6:00 a.m. and 10 p.m. (which I love!).  Everything is closed as it is a Christian holiday observed  here in Bavaria. Growing up, we always had the… Continue reading Keeping with tradition – Our Good Friday meal.