janavar.net | Recipe: Almond Cookies

Recipe: Almond Cookies

Almond is one of my favorite flavors and scents ever. I have got almond everything. Shower gel, body lotion, face cream, candles, and food of course. Almond ...

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Week in review: 4 – 10 December 2017

I often feel the world is going haywire. So today I want to focus only on the good things that happened this week: I went to my ...

janavar.net | My Christmas 2017 Wish List

My Christmas 2017 Wish List

The Christmas decoration is up. I wear one ugly Christmas sweater after another. (Ok, I own three. And an ugly Christmas T-shirt.) Alexa plays my favorite Christmas ...

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Travel to Montreal: My First Ice Hockey Game

Travel to Montreal: My First Ice Hockey Game

What soccer is for Germans is ice hockey for ...
janavar.net | Week in review: 27 November – 3 December 2017

Week in review: 27 November – 3 December 2017

I hope you have had a pleasant first Advent! ...
janavar.net | December 2017 Goals

December Goals

The last month of the year obviously is always ...

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janavar.net | Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

These days I find it hard to bring myself to spend much time in the kitchen. That is not because I don’t like it. It is an okay kitchen for a rented apartment in Boston. It is small, but one person can still turn around, or two people can stand next to each other. It […]

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Week in review: 20 – 26 November 2017

The week started with two mice incidents at home. When I came home on Monday evening, I heard something squeaking behind the stove. A mouse must have gotten into a trap. Unfortunately, the terror squeaking went on for hours. On Tuesday Canavar chased a mouse through the living room and murdered it. Unfortunately, my roommate […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Montreal

I am in Montreal for vacation for the second time in five and a half weeks (and I am already plotting when to go again). Obviously there are many reasons why I visit the same city again and again. I have collected ten why you should visit Montreal. It is a big city. I am […]

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Happy Thanksgiving & What I am Grateful for

Happy Thanksgiving to you! If you live in the U.S. you are probably in food coma right now due to huge amounts of food. This year I decided not to stay at home for Thanksgiving, but to visit Montreal once more. I am glad I did, even though (or because?) there aren’t any turkeys or […]

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Week in review: 13 – 19 November 2017

Something I love about autumn and winter is that most of the good movies are published during these two seasons. This also means that I go to the cinema much more often. I went twice alone this week. First I watched “Murder on the Orient Express”, then “Justice League”. I am especially fond of superhero […]

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