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Schon lange habe ich nicht auf Deustch geschrieben… Es macht viel Mühe, und ich bin echt faul. Ich weiss, dass ich mehr üben sollte, auch zu Hause. Viele Wörter und Präpositionen, die ich vorher kenne, muss ich wieder im Wörterbuch nachschauen. Ich bin nutzlos. Zum Glück erinnere ich mich noch an alle Grammatik, die ich gelernt habe.

Ich möchte nicht mehr Memebox Reviews schreiben, schätze ich, weil sie zu viel Arbeit sind. Ich habe schon aufgehört, neue Boxen zu bestellen. Ich habe viel zu viel Produkte, die ich benutzen muss! Kurze Reviews und neue Bestellungen mache ich weiter nächstes Jahr in den USA.

Ich habe aber einen neuen Memebox-code bekommen! Den könnt ihr einmal im September durch mein Affliate-link benutzen. Das bedeutet, ihr müsst ein Link auf dieser Seite klicken, bevor ihr etwas kauft.

53UF – Spart ihr $5 an einer Memebox (oder Superbox, Luckybox, usw.)
Mehr Codes könnt ihr auf meiner Memebox Deals page finden.

Meine Decke wird fast fertig gestrickt. 3 Knäuel sind übrig! Ich werde nicht alle 25 Knäuel benutzen. Der Rest kann ich für eine Mütze, Handstulpen und vielleicht einen Schal bewahren. Ich kann kaum warten, bis die Decke fertig ist, weil mir im Bett immer kalt ist. Draussen ist es noch wie Sommer, aber es ist in unserem Schlafzimmer sehr kalt. Nach der Decke will ich für mich eine Strickjacke stricken. Das wird aufregend und bestimmt herausfordernd. Die Strickanleitung habe ich schon.

Meine beiden Charlie Bears habe ich letzte Woche erhalten. Die sind sooo niedlich! Gestern bestellte ich Bray, ein 52cm grosser Bär… ooh. Normalerweise mag ich zwar die kleineren Bären, da sie besser zum Kuscheln sind, aber Bray ist ein lila Bär, den ich haben muss!

Ok das ist alles, was ich euch erzählen kann. Jetzt muss ich alles auf English schreiben, hoi.

It’s been ages since I’ve written in German (as above). It requires a lot of effort and I am very lazy. I know that I should practise more, also at home. There are many familiar words and prepositions which I still have to look up in the dictionary. Useless. Thankfully though, I still remember all the grammar I learned.

I don’t think I will continue to review my Memeboxes, since it’s just too much work. I’ve also stopped ordering new boxes. I have just too many products to use! I’ll continue with short reviews and ordering boxes when I’m in the US next year.

Oh, I’ve also received a new Memebox code for September! You can use the code once in September when purchasing through my affiliate link. That means you have to click on one of the links on this page before ordering.

53UF – $5 off any Memebox order
You can find more codes on my Memebox Deals page.

My Afghan throw is almost done! Only 3 balls left to go, which would be 15 in total. I won’t use all 25. I’ll save the remainder for a cap/beanie, hand warmers and maybe a scarf. I can’t wait for it to be done, since I’m always feeling cold in bed at night. It’s pretty much summer during the day, but it’s really cold in our bedroom. After finishing the throw, I would love to make myself a cardigan. That is really exciting and will again be challenging.

Well that is all for now.

Bild der Woche // Photo of the week

Afghan throw
My Afghan throw, mid-way. I used a simple reversible triangle stitch pattern.

When I see how many days are left, it doesn’t seem so long. I always like seeing visible countdowns to something exciting that’s going to happen!


Sixty-six days to go (this was when I made the countdown). The counter will also count upwards once the day arrives. I look forward to coming back here years from now, and then seeing how many days have passed since I was reunited with my other half. 🙂

Soon, I’ll be moving back to Zurich, this time for a longer period of time, and with a spouse. We’ll also be moving from the suburb Oerlikon, to Affoltern! Michael was successful with his flat application–he has the gift. Let me share some photos with you. Please excuse the quality though.


Screenshot from Google Maps. Our place is the ground floor apartment, with four windows facing the street. A pedestrian crossing is just outside the apartment, which is always convenient.

Living room. We’ll need good curtains. I’m excited about this place because it’s so much bigger than Michael’s current flat, and it has several advantages too! Like no balconies. I don’t spend time on them, so why have wasted space?

This would be another one of those advantages, my own washing machine and dryer!! This is the absolute holy grail of apartments, to me, that is. I disliked sharing washing machines and sticking to a schedule. I had to run up and down like a maniac to get all our week’s washing done. No more, no more… 🙂

Doppellavabo. Sweet. No fighting for space. I get the sink in the corner, so I can take my time! I dare say this will be our apartment for several years to come.

The only room that has windows that face the backyard. It’s on the small side, but we’ll use this as our bedroom. I can’t stand noises such as speech and music while I’m trying to sleep, so this room should be ok.

Backyard, and view of the building with other apartments. I shall never step into the yard, because of all the prying eyes.

This supermarket is just 3 minutes away, by foot. The bus stop is 2 minutes away, and train station 5 minutes. It’s a really great location, since we won’t have a car.

Well, thanks for joining me on this tour. When I finally get there, in January, I shall have some photos to share, and even more of my sacred crafting and hobby space. Yay!

I’ve just about packed up half of my belongings in Zürich. I’ve sent out one tiny, but 14.05kg, box with books and clay, and another 14.7kg box is going out the door today. This HUGE box contains clothes, stuffed toys and craft things. We actually got the box from the hardware store, free!

We also bought a scale just to weigh my boxes. Anything from 15-20kg gets charged at CHF185… while just under 15kg is CHF154. This is economy mail, of course… My first box is still hanging around in Switzerland because of it being economy parcel, although I sent it last week.