The Naked Truth about the Naked Cake

The Naked Truth about the Naked Cake

So my brother-in-law recently tied the knot in a small intimate wedding ceremony. And I simply love being able to use that phrase: Tied the knot, because the wedding in fact took place on a ship! Now, weddings in Germany are done a bit differently to let’s say where I am from, South Africa – where a priest / church minister can perform a religious ceremony and is sort of authorized to “marry” a couple. The marriage is then legally binding. Here in Germany it’s a little different, in that couples first get married in what is called the “Standesamt”, loosely translated to “Marriage Court”. Some cities or towns have really lovely locations where the Standesamt is situated. The Hubster and I for instance got...

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Look who’s back…

Look who’s back…

Hi everyone Well, it has been a long while since I last posted. Bad, I’m sure many of you are thinking. I definitely feel like I should have made more of an effort to post at least something once in a while. It’s kind of like I fell off the face of the earth there for a minute. But to be honest, I have had a bit of a crazy time of late. And not only have I not had the time to sit behind my pc and check my emails properly, I have just not had the time for life really. Things have been rather crazy, what with colds and flu germs and renovating our apartment (more on that in a later post), starting my own small business, to studying for my Driver’s License Theory Exam (yes, you read that right: I am 33 years old and still dependent on public...

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