Things I learned while making a cookbook – JULY 2021

So it’s been a few months now that my seasonal cookbook has been in your hands. And I have finally had time to reflect on how I feel about the whole process. What I loved, hated, struggled with and enjoyed most. Finishing Grow to Gather feels surreal. Like something someone tells you one day as […]

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Ultimate Thanks – May 2021

Happy Sunday Mother’s Day Morning to you Dear Readers! I am typing next to my fully open bedroom window.   Birds are chirping their many morning songs.  The sky is as blue as it can be.  The trees and bushes and lawn full in bloom and vibrant as ever. Cherry Blossoms, Iris’, Lilacs and many […]

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Grow to Gather Status – Feb. 2021

Nature does not hurry, and yet everything is achieved. – Laozi Hello Dear Readers, Many of you have been contacting me about the status of my seasonal cookbook, Grow to Gather, and its progress. Thank you so much for your interest! I of course wish it would have been finished and in your hands by […]

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Corona Times – May 2020

Hello Readers, I haven’t written much in the last months, or half a year really. Because I am a firm believer in only writing when I really feel like writing, and especially only when I feel like I have something to say. Since January 2020, I have been working from home almost exclusively, and posting […]

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Tirol Mountain Yoga Get Away #1 – April 2019

A few weeks ago I cooked for 25 people for a whole weekend. 2 Dinners, 2 Brunches, 2 Desserts, salads, many dips and lots of snacks. Meal Prep, planning, shopping, the works. I am not a cook, far from it. I took one “Foods” class in High School when I was 16. That is the […]

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A Rainy Day in Salzburg – May 2018

Hello Folks, On a rainy Thursday in May, along with my mother, I travelled by train to Salzburg for the day.  The weather said that the rain was supposed to stop in the afternoon, so we decided to travel anyway, even though we would be outside all day, and hoped for the best.  We were […]

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Johannes & Nicole – May Marriage 2018

Dear Friends & Followers, I wanted to share with you, the photos I took of two special people and their family and friends this Spring.  I was so excited when Johannes & Nicole asked me to be a part of their Standesamt ( City Hall ) wedding located on the Rose Island, Roseninsel, on Lake […]

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Spring in Stockholm – April 2018

If anyone reading this does not know much about Sweden, you will soon learn.  Lately I have been a bit obsessed with this culture,  it’s  “Lagom”  lifestyle and all that is the simple life.  For further reading I suggest Niki Brantmarks book  ” Lagom, Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a […]

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Anni & Patrick – May Marriage 2017

This May, I had the privilege of photographing two beautiful happy people, Ann-Katrin & Patrick. I have know these two for about 6 years, and was so pleased when they asked me to photograph their wedding. The civil ceremony took place in downtown Munich at the “Neue Rathaus” ( city hall ), a beautiful building, […]

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At the North Sea – May 2017

This past weekend I took a trip with friends to the northern part of Germany to be a guest at and to photograph a wedding.  2000 photos later I am exhausted, but happy to have spend so much time with great friends, old and new. Stay tuned, the wedding post will come soon! As we […]

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Riding the Rails – May 2016

Writing this post has been on my to do list for over 2 years. Yes I know, that is a very long time. But today, a rainy and cold Spring day, is the day that I tell you about my love for trains ( A love much different then Sheldon Coopers’ that is. )  The […]

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Easter in Lorraine – April 2015

Dear Friends I have heard so much about the “Chateau de Villé” for years now from my boyfriends family and have always wanted to visit. Such historic castles scatter the French countryside, some of them almost standing still in time, from when the soldiers abandoned them after WWII. I was so lucky to be able […]

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Country Living – March 2015

I was not sure exactly why, but I knew this Winter I needed to make a visit home. I missed the deep Canadian cold I grew up hating, the meters of snow and of course my family and friends. And I am so happy that I booked that flight. It happened to be at the […]

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