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Monthly Archives: November 2014

wish list! laura huppert from ting

By Marlene | Published: 26. November 2014
It’s impossible to visit Laura’s shop and leave without buying something. I’ve tried and failed. Many times. But there’s nowhere I’d rather give up on my resolution not to shop than Ting. The name means „to pause“ in Chinese and in Danish it simply stands for „things“. Everything Laura finds in, of course, Scandinavia and Asia is just beautiful. [...]

shop my closet

By Marlene | Published: 24. November 2014
So, when I had just found out that I was pregnant, I did a little research into how my body would be affected (apart from the obvious, i.e. getting very big indeed). If only I’d known what I needed to prepare myself for mentally. One of things I found out was that feet can grow up to a size during pregnancy. And stay that way. I was rather alarmed by this [...]
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wish list! edda mann from konk

By Marlene | Published: 19. November 2014
When I thought about doing a Christmas giveaway with my favourite shops, Konk was at the top of my list. Not simply because it’s a store that supports Berlin designers, but also because the owner Edda is such a knowledgable, cool and fun woman. Here’s her wish list (I’m going to have a word with Santa about that Isabell de Hillerin coat...) Edda [...]

coconut oil

By Marlene | Published: 18. November 2014
I’ve stopped counting how many „beauty products from the kitchen cupboard“ tips I’ve collected. And then not used. Or, rather: never correctly. Starting with an avocado and egg white face mask that dried so quickly that I almost had to remove it with a hammer and chisel. Or olive oil as a deep conditioner. Fabulous idea – until I rested my oiled [...]
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wish list! cécile roederer from smallable

By Marlene | Published: 12. November 2014
„I can’t remember the last time I was looking forward to Christmas this much,“ James said the other day. And I feel the same way. It’s going to be the little one’s first Christmas and just thinking about all the things Arlo’s going to enjoy about it – looking at fairy lights, munching on wrapping paper, pulling baubles from the Christmas tree [...]