This is a quick and easy guide using my best discovery yet: UHU Patafix Putty. It's a renters best friend. I've been using to put up LED motion sensor lights, clocks, paintings, picture frames, AC . . .
Did you know that lucite is just a more fabulous name for Acrylic, Acrylic Glass or Plexi Glass? Yup, they are all one and the same. Other names are Polymethylmethacrylate . . .
Baby gear can definitely overrun your life. Your once beautiful home can become cluttered with so much stuff that can be an eye-sore with loud colors. You can also be wasting your money with multiple . . .
I feel very fortunate to be in Germany, the home of the most amazing natural brands in the world, Weleda. I am a big fan of this Homeopathic brand, because they only use only the highest quality . . .
One of our big decisions before baby arrived was: Are we co-sleeping? We wanted the benefits - convenient breastfeeding in the middle of the night among the many - but we naturally had . . .
I've always been a - forgive the term - "puker." As a child I would get sick whenever I was too nervous, scared, happy or excited, but none of it prepared me for terrible pregnancy morning . . .
Who says umbrella stands have to be an unsightly necessity that's best hidden behind doors? Who says they have to be round? Here are some chic and out-of-the-box space-saving designs that can protect . . .
So I'm on my last trimester and I'm totally nesting. We've been in a whirlwind of purchasin our basic gear (carseats, cribs, strollers, etc) and assembling stuff for the nursery. One of the things . . .
Spring (and soon Summer) is here and it's time to get out of the house and enjoy the sun after the long dark German winter! I want to share with you these clever, quirky items that make the . . .
I've always wondered what it would be like to stay in an AirBnB instead of a hotel, but we never had any reason to try it out because we've always found great affordable deals on hotels during our . . .
After the discomforts of the first trimester, it is nice to have a babymoon on the second trimester, when the all-day-sickness subsides and you are feeling more positive and energetic. A babymoon . . .
I am so happy to announce that we finally have a Diplo Baby on the way! I am 20 weeks along and due on the 26th of August. I've learned so much about myself and my relationships in the past few . . .
ZAZZLE - Easy and Affordable Customized Prints As a diplomat's wife I've had to learn a little about stationery and other printed products because invitations, thank you cards, table . . .
Winter has finally come. Berlin is in sub-zero temperatures and the sun is MIA. So here I am warming myself up with daydreams of sunny exotic cruise holidays. Why cruise? If you asked me 5 years . . .
This recipe was adapted from Yummy Magazine (Philippines) Meals and Minutes Cookbook and if we don't want to slave for hours upon hours on my MIL's secret paella recipe, this is a quick fix for . . .
I was recently asked to join the fun "Man Cave Makeover" campaign of Man Crates, a new company that ships awesome gifts for men in custom wooden crates that he has to open with a crowbar. Very cool. . . .
You guys know I love a good photo wall. Photo walls are an affordable yet beautiful way to personalise our space. My last project was the wall behind our bedroom TV and my objective was to incorporate . . .
Tala Ocampo is an Associate Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation. She has a registered coaching practice based in Singapore and she is also my best friend since 5th grade. I am . . .
Recently I wrote an post on how to wrap a gift elegantly using the humble brown paper. I used sealing wax for the gift cards and a few friends asked about the sealing wax and purchased a set . . .
If you look at my gift-wrapping inboard you can tell that I love wrapping with humble brown paper. It's affordable, practical, easily dressed up for any occasion or season and easily recyclable. It's . . .