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Plaster Easter eggs

A small craft project to give simple eggs a look with a little structure. Golden color makes the whole thing even more festive....

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Recipes

Shepherd's sticks (gluten-free, dairy-free, contains alcohol)

Shepherd’s sticks are a type of cookie that I’ve been baking for many years. Despite my new diet, I didn’t want to miss out on cookies during the Christmas season....

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Coconut marzipan corners (gluten-free, dairy-free, with alcohol)

Another type of cookie that should not be missing at Christmas are coconut marzipan corners. Here is the gluten- and dairy-free version of the original recipe from my mom’s cookbook....

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Decorative tree

Decorative trees are part of every Christmas village. The trees can be designed individually and thus fit with any type of house....

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Furniture risers

Last fall we bought a new bed. Turns out - the bed was 7 mm too low and our vacuum cleaning robot got stuck each time....

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Veggies from kitchen scraps

This blog post is more a summary of our attempts to grow veggies from kitchen scraps than an instruction....

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Noise/echo canceling

Blank walls and surfaces reflect sound. No matter if it is the concrete wall with only a thin layer of wallpaper on it, the nice large window front towards the garden, or the large empty dining table, all of them reflected so much sound that our house felt a bit like a cave with all the echo....

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Lampshade

Jigsaw puzzle lamp: a really easy and customizable way to cover your boring, not so stylish lampshades of LED lamps....

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Hidden IKEA Nordli metal connector bar

Hide the ugly metal connector bar of the IKEA NORDLI drawer combination with a simple trick - let them disappear with black foil....

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Recipes

Bread (gluten-free, milk-free, egg-free)

I recently changed my diet completely and was looking for a gluten-free and casein-free bread. I tried replacing bread with something else, but that just did not work for me....

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