Pavlova & Custard

Generally there isn’t too much pressure on me to bring a dish to Christmas gatherings – my mum said that we could bring something if…

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Have a very shiny Christmas

After last year’s low key Christmas in Freiburg, it’s kind of nice to go back to the more familiar holiday season of rising heat, barbecues, gatherings with…

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Adventures in the Black Forest

Using Freiburg as our base, we explored Germany’s Black Forest region by train. We sped by beautiful forests and gingerbread houses too fast for me…

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Adventures in Freiburg

The original plan was to spend a week or so around Christmas driving around the Black Forest region of Germany, but the snow we encountered…

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Adventures in Stuttgart

I have to admit, Stuttgart is a bit of a blur for me – I managed to hurt my back on the train ride there,…

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Adventures in Nuremburg

Nuremberg was a short stopover, our first in Bavaria. How could we miss one of Germany’s most famous Christmas markets? The market stalls weren’t as…

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Adventures in Dresden

Dresden will always have a special place in my heart. It was our first proper German Christmas market (and one of the oldest!), and probably…

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Have an excellent Christmas!

If there is one food that sums up our holiday season this year, it’s fruit mince pies. The Boy decided to make some following Maggie…

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Christmas Tree & Easy Peasy Bunting

I just realised I haven’t posted any proper photos of our Christmas tree! This is the first year that we’ve had enough room to have…

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Christmas Feast

Starting new traditions: having friends over for a Christmas feast, decorating a (real!) tree together, and hanging out with Santa. The Boy and I spent…

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Christmas Planning

Okay okay, it’s more than a month to go until Christmas and you probably hate me for posting about it. But The Boy and I…

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