Category Archives: Our Home

Fruit Bowl

Life’s pretty rock and roll when you actually share a new fruit bowl acquisition, but it’s so red and pretty! I have been mulling over whether or not to allow this particular  item into my life for over a year … Continue reading

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Living Room Plans: Wood Burning Stove

It’s been a pretty underwhelming last couple of weeks at our place: both my husband and I have managed to catch the most tenacious colds laced with a smattering of bronchitis and have been feeling very sorry for ourselves. This … Continue reading

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Bathroom Storage

Having finally completed our bathroom remodel, we set about finding somewhere to store the various lotions and potions that make us fit for human interaction every day. Can I just say that it is very difficult to find tasteful, practical … Continue reading

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Our House

Tada! After my husband calling me a superstitious wuss one time too many for not sharing the news, the time has come to spill. We bought our first house! It’s a townhouse built in 1965 in one of Kassel’s leafier … Continue reading

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Handpainted Russian Easter Eggs

Let’s hear it for blog titles that get right to the point! I picked these up at the fleamarket on my last visit to Berlin. There is a large Russian community in Berlin, so sellers with beautiful selections of traditional, … Continue reading

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What Time It Is

It’s been a bit of a slow news month for us household wise, aside from braving IKEA to procure some more shelf inserts for our PAX closet system. I know, hold on to your seats and all that. In usual … Continue reading

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So far

The first week of February 2011 held this for us: prepare to make an offer on a house, have the house snatched up by someone else at the last minute; work, work, work; try to keep up with the mild/cold/mild/cold … Continue reading

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