DIY Egg Carton Daffodils

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My friends from the Pacific Northwest always talked about how California didn’t have seasons, but I had no idea what they meant. It got cold in winter, warmer in spring, hot in summer, and the leaves fell in fall. Those are seasons, right? Technically, yes, but I now understand what they were talking about: dramatic[read more]

DIY Fringe Bikini

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We took a mid-winter tropical escape to a little island called Seychelles off the coast of Africa. We marked it our “official” honeymoon since it was a whole week vacation with just the two of us. And a honeymoon it was. We flew in to this tiny airport that felt like we were landing on[read more]

S’more Brownies

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I have officially been a Swiss resident for one whole year. Where did the time go? It feels like just yesterday I arrived to a snowy and cold winter Sunday in Zurich. Thinking about my past year abroad, I can best describe it as constant learning experience. Learning a new language, new ways of doing[read more]

friday fünf {life lately}

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Being in a foreign country, it sure is nice to have familiar faces just a train ride away. I headed to Nuremberg, Germany last weekend to visit my college friend, Melissa, for a relaxing weekend getaway. We went bowling, shopped, made some delicious comfort food, ate some delicious German food, and did some crafting. A[read more]

A Weekend in London & Bath

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I recently took one of those Buzzfeed quizzes that told me where I should actually be living. I got London. Just my luck, we already had a weekend trip planned to London & Bath in late January so I could check out this perfect place for me. Is my love of tea reason enough to move?

Ice Cream Snowballs

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We are finally making our way to the Swiss Alps in Zermatt this weekend. I’m really excited and really nervous. If I knew I would be knitting in the lodge the whole weekend, I could just be excited. But people keep telling me that I need to try this whole skiing thing since we live[read more]