{german poppy seed marzipan stollen}

As you may have noticed, I haven’t been posting much in the last few weeks months.. ..due to busy times at work and preparing to go on our 3-week vacation to visit the hubby’s family back in the US. Luckily I have an amazingly talented mom and she lets me use her creativity from time to time. […]

{holiday heirloom recipe collection — freebie}

Today’s post is dedicated to my wonderful Oma. As I mentioned at the {nifty thrifty sunday} linky party, she turned 90 this past Saturday and luckily I was able to go to Berlin to celebrate with her. We had a wonderful weekend, filled with family time and festivities. My grandma was the one who introduced […]

{last minute advent calendar}

December is approaching fast and it’s time to count down the days to Christmas. There’s nothing sweeter (literally) than counting down using an advent calendar. If you’re looking for a nifty & thrifty advent calendar, this is the one for you! ;) Chances are that you might even have all the supplies on hand. What you’ll need: […]

{last-minute christmas tree}

  Christmas is just around the corner and everybody’s busy, trying to get everything ready for the big celebrations. Are you all set yet? If not, I have a nifty, thrifty and quick solution for a Christmas tree for you! ;) My mom put together this one-of-a-kind Christmas tree with things she found around her home. Her […]

{german eierlikör/eggnog}

  Eierlikör, or “egg liqueur” in English, is a traditional German Christmas liqueur and very similar to eggnog. My (favorite ;) ) aunt is a really big fan of this holiday goodness, so we decided to make some Eierlikör from scratch last week. It turned out really delicious and gave us a little buzz while […]