Missy’s story

May I introduce, this is Missy, one of the stray cats of our neighbour, who does not care about his cats. Missy is the sister of our cat Blacky, whom we adopted in summer 2019. Of course Blacky was also a stray cat from the neighbour’s garden. Since we already …

Crocheted Mobilé

When my youngest daughter was born, I had problems to get a mobilĂ© suitable for her, which was not filled with any technical stuff. Once I found something I liked, it was simply not affordable for me. So I sat down and took my cut off branches of a cork …

Self-built raised bed

After we could no longer use an old wooden bed for children, we decided to use it to build a suitable raised bed for the cultivation of small vegetables.The construction of the bed took about 4 hours in total. Since many boards were already sawn to a suitable size for …

Introversion

We live with a child who is introverted. We noticed this when our son was in his last year of kindergarten. Talking to friends and relatives about his personality, he was very often compared with an autistic person. Since his behavior did not fit to the autism at all, we …

German Marble Cake

Ingredients: 200 g soft unsalted butter160 g sugar1 sachet vanilla sugar1 pinch of grated lemon peel2 tablespoons of milk6 eggs (each separated into egg white and egg yolk)1 pinch of salt120 g sugar280 g flour1/2 sachet baking powder100 ml lukewarm milk20 g cocoa powder Preparation: Cream the really soft butter …

Good old craftwork!

One of my passions is craftwork. I love to create a beautiful whole out of single things – just as I like it. Especially natural materials are my favourite. With wood, shells, sticks and wool you can create wonderful creations.

The garden corner!

In the garden corner I would like to share with you my experiences in gardening and the use of herbs, vegetables and fruit in the kitchen. There are many things that can be used or easily grown. Unfortunately, nowadays many things are no longer used or the knowledge is simply …