tablescaping, scrapbooking, cooking and so much more

tablescaping, scrapbooking, cooking and so much more

Author: nicki

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

  It most certainly can not be that, Christmas is just around the corner…..but the calender tells me otherwise… is telling me that Christmas 2017 is here and is waiting to be celebrated! Here is a tiny glimpse into my Christmas Wonderland……   Every kitchen […]

By George I think I´ve Got It

Finally…..after weeks of staring at the box and then more weeks of staring at the machine, I finally overcame my fears and learned how to use my new serger machine!   The Serger Saga   Earlier this year, I purchased a serger/Overlock Machine. I brought […]

An Elegant Halloween

  Halloween…… I checked the claender today, I have now been living in Germany for 28 Years!!!!!!!!!!!! 28 Years ago, the germans looked at me as if I was from Mars when I talked about Halloween. You should have seen their faces when I started […]

3 Girls and their Mom

Recently I contacted by to try one of their products. Lucky me! I immediately went through my pictures and quickly decided on a photo of my mom and her girls….  the photo was taken at my niece´s wedding and it turned out to be […]

Fall is in the air

It is hard to belive that fall is already upon us. My mom used to say that time was flying by and I would think to myself, is she crazy? And yet here I am 50 years old and I sound just like my mom…..time […]

White Dinner

In a few weeks, the Ronald McDonald House where I volunteer will host a White Dinner…..this inspired me to set a “white Dinner” tablescape…. Enjoy!                       Sharing this tablescape with you at Between Naps on […]

Hats for Babies………

As many of you know, I volunteer at the Ronald MacDonald House in Berlin-Wedding. I help out by, cleaning apartments, cooking dinner on Thursday nights and my favorite tasK: Breakfast on Tuesdays (even if it means getting up at 4:30 am to get there on […]

Lavender Sugar

Last year I splurged and bought a really expensive lavender plant…….and this year I was lucky enough to harvest some and make Lavender Sugar. After harvest, my next stop was finding instructions… Google brought me to She has a wonderful post about lavender sugar […]

Gone Fishing………

Gone Fishing………

  Oh how I love Blog Hopping! This is my third blog hop and I have to admit, it almost did not happen……this is a hetic time for me, as I work in a “Eis Manufaktur”–translated I make ice cream and it is summer so […]

REd..WHite…BLue in Berlin….

Only 169 Days till Christmas……. But first, a little patriotic flair in the Herbers house this week…..   Vases……from my niece Heidi´s Wedding The red table runners com from one of my favorite stores in Cloppenburg…. The gift bags came from Ikea…….long long ago, but […]