Recipe: Maple Butter Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Pecans | janavar

Recipe: Maple Butter Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Pecans

The last time my boyfriend came to Boston, that was in mid-January, we went out to meet some friends for dinner. We ended up in a fancy ...

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Week in review: 11 – 17 February 2019

Hi from Las Vegas! It is 10 p.m. here and I am totally knackered. I mean it is already three hours later at the East Coast. We ...

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Beauty: A Week of Lips #1

I have a huge makeup collection. And even though I do not feel like reducing it, I think I should use all products more regularly instead of ...

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My Winter Vacation Plans

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Recipes: My 5 Favorite Turkish Dishes

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5 Netflix Series I Recommend Right Now

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January 2019 Empties | janavar

January 2019 Empties

When I took photos of the products I emptied in January, I was actually a little disappointed that I hadn’t managed to use up more. It had definitely felt like more. Either I forgot to throw some into the bag which I collect the empty bottles in or I can only hope that many are […]

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Week in review: 4 - 10 February 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 4 – 10 February 2019

So this week happened. And I didn’t really participate. On Tuesday after work I dragged myself to urgent care and had them attest that I had yet another bad sinus infection – that was already day 8 after it had all started with an allergic reaction. I only picked up antibiotics and some other medicine […]

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Food: 3 Easy Avocado Toasts | janavar

Food: 3 Easy Avocado Toasts

One of my favorite German words is “Stulle”. I have had endless discussions with students about its meaning because every region uses different words or varies the meaning slightly. In my region “Stulle” is used for both a slice of bread and an open sandwich. I usually eat it for breakfast and dinner, while I […]

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Travel: My 7 Favorite Cafés in Montreal and 1 Restaurant | janavar

Travel: My 7 Favorite Cafés in Montreal and 1 Restaurant

Coffee coffee coffee Coffee Coffee coffee Why are you talking Coffee This is one of my favorite poems. I simply love coffee. I enjoy it even more when I have got plenty of time, like when I am on vacation. There is almost nothing more fun than sitting in a cosy cafe, sipping a good […]

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Things to Do in Montreal in Winter | janavar

Travel: Things to Do in Montreal in Winter

Montreal is one of my favorite cities. To me it is the perfect blend of Europe and America. The landscape is obviously Northern American, the city lies on an island at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. You can find everything Northern American there, like the same retail and coffee chains. Everybody […]

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