Meandering Through Mannheim’s Christmas Market

It was the best of times, and the worst of times.  Who couldn't ignore the magical charm of fairly tale-like stands and shops full of gingerbread, Christmas decorations and novelties?  Of course, sifting through tons of unique items in an outdoor Christmas market sounds like a nice afternoon, but when rain falls heavily from a … Continue reading Meandering Through Mannheim’s Christmas Market

Cooking for a Small Holiday Dinner Party – College Edition

I love hosting dinner parties, especially during the holiday season where togetherness, merriment and yes, gluttony, become one.  However, when college, final exams, life and other duties cloud your mind, cooking rarely makes it on your to-do list - let alone cooking for yourself and others (that would require creating food that's not only pleasing … Continue reading Cooking for a Small Holiday Dinner Party – College Edition