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5 Fragen am Fünften - September 2019

5 Fragen am Fünften – September 2019

It is September and Luzia Pimpinella asked more questions for her five-questions-each-month-project. 1. What do you consider yourself too good for? The first thing that came to my mind: ironing. It is something I feel my parents do not understand at all, but many of my peers do. I haven’t had an iron in years […]

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Week in review: 9 – 15 September 2019

This was the first weekend to ourselves this month. Two weeks ago we went to Boston to pick up my car, last weekend my boyfriend’s sister visited us – this weekend was free of any plans. I couldn’t wait to come home on Friday and go to bed early. I know it’s not very exciting. […]

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Friday's Five

Friday’s Five

1. This morning fall was definitely in the air and I wore a long, warm cardigan and wrapped myself in an over-sized scarf. It is the right time to sip pumpkin spice lattes [here is an old psl recipe from a time before I lived in the U.S. and when I could not buy them […]

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Weeks in review: 26 August - 8 September 2019 | janavar

Weeks in review: 26 August – 8 September 2019

Summer vacation has ended and I am back to my everyday life as a teacher. Every morning when I leave the house, I love that the first thing I see is the beautiful Chrysler Building. Besides my two bags (laptop case and handbag), I always always carry a travel mug with hot tea or coffee […]

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Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread | janavar

Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread

Blackberries are my favorite type of fruit. They and black mulberries, but the only country where I found the latter so far was Turkey. I can, in contrast, buy blackberries on almost every street corner here in New York City. I love the small fruit stands that are throughout (at least) all of Manhattan. They […]

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