Buy of the Week – Lalalab

Buy of the Week – Lalalab

I was surprised when Liam asked “Hey? Don’t I get an advent calendar?” Luckily, Lalalab gave me the best idea: a photo magnet for each day… Here is our collection so far on the chalkboard magnet wall leading to the...
Zurich – Sostrene Greenes Shop

Zurich – Sostrene Greenes Shop

My friend Charlotte is Danish and she knows all the best shops and brands. Last week, she introduced me to the Sostrene Grenes which I am told is a Danish institution. Fortunately, they have expanded worldwide and now have a shop in the Sihl City complex in Zurich...
Buy of the Week – Huenenberg Christmas Market

Buy of the Week – Huenenberg Christmas Market

On Friday night, the girls and I headed down the road to our town’s annual Christmas market. Eventhough it was drizzling, the town square was full of stalls and packed with people. We made sure we visited every stall and I was very pleased with my red and white...
Buy of the Week – Christmas Gifting at IKEA

Buy of the Week – Christmas Gifting at IKEA

In case you are looking for simple but unique gifts for Christmas for teachers or neighbours, then you will want to pop into an IKEA. On specific days (check their schedule) you can get items engraved with wording of your choice! I was excited to have made custom...
Buy of the Week – Christmas Crackers

Buy of the Week – Christmas Crackers

Good news! Having lived in Switzerland for over ten years and being so spoiled with the World’s Best Christmas Decorations it always was a bit of a silly sore point for me not being able to get Christmas crackers. As it is a pure English tradition, they just...
Buy of the Week – Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Buy of the Week – Wedding Anniversary Gifts

It is always a bit tricky for Liam and I to buy gifts for each other as we tend to know exactly what we want for ourselves and then usually are too scared to buy the wrong colour or the wrong size or completely the wrong thing! So over the years, we have developed a...