Author Archives: Vreni

Scorbar Icecream Torte

I want to share a dessert recipe today that is very tasty  and nice to prepare ahead if you know you’ll have company over soon. I find it simple and less sweet than a store bought icecream cake, well it … Continue reading

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This is a great recipe that I use a lot.  It is a soft bread with a crunchy crust! You’ll need: 1 1/3 cup of milk (a little more later, depending on size of potatoes) 2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. … Continue reading

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Candleholders and Saltcrystals

I tried something new this week and it was kind of a fun thing to do….and cheap. Want to try it? Get a plain glasscontainer and add about 1/4″ of salt and then add water, just enough to moisten the … Continue reading

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Vreni’s European Lebkuchen (Gingerbread)

I love Gingerbread very much! It reminds me of my childhood when my mom would bake it, around this time of year, back home in Switzerland. The smell is just incredible and they taste so yummy! I love those soft … Continue reading

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Driftwood Christmastrees

Since I have collected driftwood for a long time now, I decided to finally make something with some of it! Tom cut out the plywood trees for me (thanks Tooom;-) after I drew the triangles onto the plywood with a … Continue reading

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Happy 1st of Advent! I always make some kind of Advent decoration for the table. This a bit different than usual. It is not a wreath with greenery and red candles! It also took me longer to gather the materials … Continue reading

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Lavender wreath

I still had an abundance of lavender hanging out in my flowerbeds. Since the weather is still just to gorgeous for working inside all day long I have decided to make a wreath (or two) out of them. I added … Continue reading

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