Move and sneakpeak into our new home..

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If anyone is wondering why the blog has been silent for the last few days, it’s because we’ve been moving to an adorable townhouse and I’ve been so busy with packing/unpacking and cleaning out the old apartment.. Anyway, here’s our living room/dining room and a big of the kitchen, I love love love having wooden floors again! I hate carpet, like most europdans, I’d say.. Obviously I like red in furnishing too..


Today, I will tell you about this marvelous invention. A lot of you probably knows what it is but maybe some of you haven’t discovered it yet. It’s a sodastreamer that basically carbonizes water, I use thisSodaStream Genesis Home Soda Maker Starter Kit, Red one. I go through periods where I stop drinking soda, with horrible horrible withdrawals, but the sodastreamer helps tremendously. I just carbonize water and then add some fresh-squeezed lime or lemon. You can make your own soda with it too but I use it for kicking my unhealthy soda habit so I just add natural additives such as fruit. My mother-in-law actually got me this one after I mentioned that I thought about getting one and she eventually ended up getting one for herself because she thought it was so awesome!



My name is Nadja. I currently live in San Diego but I’ve been moving around a lot. I started out in Stockholm, Sweden where I was born and raised. In 2007-2008 I lived in Nairobi, Kenya and then I moved back to Stockholm for a couple of years. In 2009 I met my husband, an american, which brought me to Honolulu, Hawaii where we spent three years. After that we tried our luck in Austin, Texas. It wasn’t for us so we didn’t last long and instead set our sights on Carlsbad, California where we now live. My cooking is influenced by all my travel adventures.

I love cooking but that wasn’t always the case. I still struggle and frequently have set backs – what is the deal with bearnaise, I just can’t get it right – but I really do believe that everyone can cook and I’m going to try to be as detailed as possible in my future posts so that even the most cooking challenged will be able to follow. I’m really picky so some of the recipes are adapted from the original ones.

I will be trying to share my cooking adventures with you all.

I hope you enjoy!