Summer Picnic…

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summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

summer picnic, summer time, summer activities, summer, cheese board, charcuterie, snacks, bubbly, mommy and daughter picnic

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Happy Monday my lovely ladies,

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it has been an eventful day today. We went to the Tegernsee near Munich today for a day trip and it was so peaceful there and pretty. I just love any kind of lake. The glittery water, the wind and the all the shades of blue. It really felt like being on vacation today.

Now that it is officially Summer, not only on the calendar but also outside we did a cute little picnic in our garden on Saturday. I wanted to do so for about two years now and finally found the time and commitment. 

Summer Picnic

Having a picnic means eating great food at a surrounding that makes it tastes even better, but what to serve for a picnic. Eating outside on a blanket means you need good finger food that doesn´t spill or makes a lot of dirt if it rolls of the plate or falls on the blanket.

What to serve in terms of food

Any kinds of fruits, bread, cheese, charcuterie, dry cake, vegetables, any kind of salad in a jar, cookies and everything that will work in the heat and won´t spill.

What to serve in terms of drinks

Bubbly is great but to be honest I don´t like to drink a lot when it is this hot outside cause it makes me sweat even more. What always works is water with a splash of juice. It is refreshing, not boring at all and can be pimped with fresh fruit as well as cucumbers or herbs. But please do as you wish.

After seeing how much fun Emilia had at our picnic I am going to try and implement some onto our Summer bucket list. I mean I don´t mind enjoying good food and have her running around with such joy.

Have you guys some fun things planned for Summer time? I would love to hear some. 

See you tomorrow.

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Favorite bathing suit + our huge blow up pool….

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blow-up pool, bathing suit, summer, summer style, home, house, fancy at home, pandemic

blow-up pool, bathing suit, summer, summer style, home, house, fancy at home, pandemic

blow-up pool, bathing suit, summer, summer style, home, house, fancy at home, pandemic

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Happy Thursday you guys, 

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the weekend is near I can practically feel it although I don´t have much of a weekend cause Emilia isn´t taking a break but it is nice to slow down for three days and have my husband around to do things together. 

But let´s talk about this fabulous blow-up pool I ordered for our garden. It has been THE investment for this year and I am not quite sure what could top it. It is our most used Summer accessory and the whole family including my mom loves it. We have used it nearly every day since the weather has become incredibly hot.

Having an iced coffee and sitting in the blow-up pool. It is the simple life in times of a pandemic that makes our day. 

The blow-up pool has been an amazing amazon buy after seeing it on Kathleen Barnes Instagram. I also got the cover cause it is under our fruit trees which means lots of dirt in the water.

Bathing suits like the one I am wearing above have become a huge favorite of mine and this love has only grown over the last few years since they are getting more trendy and pretty. Also they are my best friends after having a baby. They suck in the places that need it most and still look fashionable and pretty.

I am now off to bed. See you tomorrow probably after we are home from a delicious breakfast. We do as much as we can outdoors to enjoy our Summer without getting on a Summer vacation. Travelling with a baby and Covid is just too much for me so we focused on making an outdoor oasis.

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Our garden in the Summer – my tips and tricks…

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Hi guys,
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before we moved into our house I have never had to take care of a garden before. I had plenty of space on my patios but in fact there wasn´t much more to to than watering the plants and that was it.

Now there is so much more space to cover and to take care of. I really do not have a green thumb. My mom has. Totally. She could plant anything and it would grow. It really is unbelievable. I do admire this and at the same time I don´t know why I can´t do it. Fortunately Chloe drinks by herself so she won´t dry up.

Although I love flowers they don´t love me back and I am always aware that they will only last a few weeks but I have came pretty far this summer with a few tricks and I must say I am almost proud of myself.

We have a beautiful garden center only about 15 minutes away from our home. It is huge and full of the prettiest flowers and decoration items for your garden you could imagine. They also have a huge candle section and also lots of decoration pieces for your wedding table.

But let´s get back to our garden. Here are a few things I have learned:


– drill holes in the bottoms of your planters(unless they already have some), the surplus water has to get out somewhere for example you are watering your plants and it raings afterwards, or they are literally drowning

– don´t water your blooming plants from above, always from aside since the blossoms don´t like to get wet at all

– when you are changing plants in your planter be sure to change the soil cause also plants need nutritions and can´t life from plain soil

– don´t forget to water them appropriately (don´t when it is going to rain, otherwise every day or even twice if it super hot)

– make sure to put your plants where they want to be, some plants need sunlight and others prefer the cooler shadow areas to grow

To create different areas in your garden and also some different spots I would say go as you like. Things don´t have to match properly in color or shape. Most of my planters are different and that was absolutely intent. We also added some light fixtures like the different round solar lamps and the hemisphere solar lamp and also the flamingo whose eyes are glowing in the dark.


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Front porch decor for fall and a fall inspired outfit of the day….

lanterns Ikea / flameless candles amazon
bag Mango Violetta / dress bonprix / cardigan old similar here, here and here / hat old similar here and here / OTK boots Mark Adam last season similar here and here 

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Hi guys,

after fall is fully here I started decorating my front porch (you may have already seen pictures on Instagram) and it turned out great (or at least I think so) 😉
I went to two pumpkins fields this year and got so many different pumpkins. I only had the big orange ones last year but now I got a whole bunch of little ones for decorating too.
I wanted something bigger and prettier than last year (you can view it here) so I went on Pinterest to gather some inspiration and to pick out some ideas and it turned out great. The best part about my decor is the big straw ball. I also got two plant pots for the mums and a tin bucket. I also wanted to have a wooden box to put even more pumpkins into it. 

The two lanterns on the left side are really pretty after sunset. The candles are flameless and they have a timer so they start shining however you timed them. That is indeed a pretty cool idea. Got this one from Kaitleen from Southern Curls and Pearls.

Did you already get your front porch fall ready ? What are your favorite pieces?


Thanks for stopping by. 

Take care. See you. 

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