Orange mini-cupcakes

Posted by on Mar 30, 2008 in food | No Comments

I’ll come straight. The recipe that follows is mine, tested over the years and close to perfection. However, the cupcakes in the photo were baked following a different recipe. They are so pretty, but unfortunately not as good. And I knew it, while I was reading Donna Hay’s recipe on April’s Living etc for Orange […]

6 teeth cupcake

Posted by on Mar 30, 2008 in my sons are smarter than me | No Comments

Don’t eat meeee! I’m too cute!!

Before & After

Posted by on Mar 26, 2008 in craftulence, I wanted to be an architect | 3 Comments

A record time of 8 months to complete this little project. Not bad! As some of you may remember, back in July last year I bought this whimsy horror on eBay. It took me ages to strip it from the silver coating, and ages to decide on the upholstery fabric. Isn’t it wonderful?

Adventures in block printing

Posted by on Mar 22, 2008 in art, craftulence | No Comments

I’ve been utterly busy lately since Damiano learned how to stand up. That means he cannot longer be left alone to play – else finding him in despair, standing up and not knowing how to get back down. This morning though, I managed to make some wrapping paper with this little owl I carved in […]

My only loves.

Posted by on Mar 17, 2008 in globe-trotting, my sons are smarter than me | No Comments

The center of Munich. Damiano hadn’t seen so many people since a family lunch in Mexico.

back from Munich

Posted by on Mar 16, 2008 in art, globe-trotting | One Comment

We had a great time! First of all, we had our city fix, sushi fix, museum fix, shopping fix and we finally had sometime to be together as a happy family. Damiano was so happy to sleep with us, and to have us both at his complete disposal. He’s a happy guy. We were also […]


Posted by on Mar 14, 2008 in globe-trotting | No Comments

yeeeeee we’re driving to Munich today for the weekend. I’m so excited, I’ve been longing to go on a trip with my hubby for a long time (Mexico doesn’t count since we weren’t alone, and Milan doesn’t count since he wanted to kill me after I forgot the Important Documents) Just take me to the […]


Posted by on Mar 13, 2008 in prattle | One Comment

I had this awful dream last night in which someone was very angry at me for not winning some bets, that he sent some bad guys to rip my eyes and at the same time, they ripped the eyes of some other guy who was some kind of bookmaker, all without any medical staff or […]

The living room.

Posted by on Mar 13, 2008 in I wanted to be an architect | No Comments

Just the sofa, so far. Plenty of floor space for my little one to ramble.