Category Archive: Out of the box

Icelandic-flavored tea time

This time I bring some Icelandic goodies to Eclectic Odds n Sods Tea Time Event.

Emperor’s trifle

Arriving at the mountain hut completely exhausted and hungry after several hours of skiing or hiking, I am already looking forward to my favorite dish, the Kaiserschmarren. It’s a traditional heavenly-fluffy Austrian dessert… Continue reading

Tea time in preparation

A cupboard full of glasses, cups and fine glassware is waiting for special occasions to open its doors. Why do most of us have this habit to spare some things only for special days and events?… Continue reading

Tinkerer’s heaven

During winter when I cannot spend that much time outside, I start some DIY and crafts projects. Through the year, I collect and buy crafts supply wherever I find something inspiring, stylish or useful.… Continue reading

Tea time

My house has been full for two weeks now. It somehow became a tradition that all my friends who meanwhile live far away from home all around the world, come back during Christmas… Continue reading


When I was 14, I got my first camera, a Minolta SLR (analog of course). Immediately, I fell in love with photography and experimenting with light and settings. Though, in that age, I… Continue reading

Indoor beauties

Finally, winter has spread its grey and white sheets all over Vienna. Basically, it is wet, cold and grey all day. After running for an hour through the winter landscape, I decided to… Continue reading

Caught on the hop

When was the last time that you just ran through the grass? When was the last time you simply frolicked and horsed around? During the Christmas holidays, do not forget to take time… Continue reading

Ca(t)dvent Day 24

Mr and Ms Cat, Mr Nerd, the bunny rabbits, tortoises and me say thank you for joining Ca(t)dvent. We wish you and your families Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May all… Continue reading

Ca(t)dvent Day 23

You just cleaned the house, mopped up the floor and want to get a coffee at the couch. In this moment, your cats run into the house at high speed. Minutes before they have… Continue reading