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Happy New Year & 2019 Goals | janavar.net

Happy New Year & 2019 Goals

Happy New Year to all of you! I hope you have had a wonderful start into the new year! I celebrated the turn of the year in Montreal where I went to with a friend for a few days. Now that my two weeks of Christmas week are almost over, I feel much more relaxed […]

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15 Things I Am Looking Forward to This Holiday Season

Until yesterday I wasn’t really sure if I’d be the Grinch or the happy elf this year. When I went grocery shopping in the evening, I could not pass by the odorous fir wreath and just had to buy one for my table. Just in case, I also watched “The Grinch” on Netflix last night […]

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Week in review: 26 November - 2 December 2018 | janavar

Week in review: 26 November – 2 December 2018

The last week wasn’t very exciting because I mainly spent it with working. I am still missing the weekend I didn’t have. I already can’t wait for Friday to arrive. Else, I started to re-read “Harry Potter” last week. I find it very calming to read the novels, and I still find new details in […]

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Recipe: Turkish Salty Cookies (Tuzlu Kurabiye) | janavar

Recipe: Turkish Salty Cookies (Tuzlu Kurabiye)

I have a big bag full of cookie cutters. Some are still from Germany – like the traditional star shaped ones for Christmas cookies. Others are from Istanbul where the amazing baking supply shops had such a great variety to choose from. Besides, I bought some newer ones in America because they sometimes make pretty […]

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Week in review: 19 - 25 November 2018 | janavar

Week in review: 19 – 25 November 2018

This week was amazingly quiet and relaxing. Thanksgiving is one of the few days when pretty much all shops are closed in the U.S. We started the Thursday by going to the movies already around lunch time and watched “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”. For the huge Harry Potter fan I am the film […]

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