Mom’s Birthday


Today was the birthday of my mother and she invites me and some other family members to the garde. Of course it was about Kaffee und Kuchen and her birthday. We sat there, talking about this and that for many hours. We enjoyed the day, although the weather cooled a bit down. But since it was way too hot over the last week, everyone enjoyed the fresh weather today. We had many cakes, but this time I only shot a photo of an apple cake… Continue reading Mom’s Birthday

Grandpa’s Birthday Cakes


Grandpa turned 75 today and we celebrated his birthday. The family came together again, and when I say again, then because there are several birthday’s of family members by the end of the year. His birthday is always the last in the year, after it there is only Christmas. So, we came together to talk, to enjoy the day together, and as always, to eat delicious cakes! You can see the cakes in the photo gallery of this post. We had a tasty yellow or orange cake, that one was extremely delicious and tasted like lemon and orange, and it … Continue reading Grandpa’s Birthday Cakes

Grandma’s 72nd Birthday


Yesterday was grandma’s 72nd birthday, and of course the family celebrated it and sat together. The sister of my grandma did bake one delicious tart and one delicious cake, and grandma bought the third one in a store. The tart on the photo above is baked by her sister, it was a very delicious peach tart. We always agree, she knows how to bake tarts. She did also create cakes that we call “Amerikaner” here, translated that means “American”, it’s the cake with the smile you see below. This cake is just called that way since I can think, probably … Continue reading Grandma’s 72nd Birthday

Uncles Birthday Barbecue


My uncle did invite the whole family to his birthday party yesterday, it was a great birthday barbecue. Not without trouble, my uncle did use a little bit too much of charcoal lighter and the grill was literally on fire. Even after he closed the cap and the air valves, the fire was still irrepressible. The grill was so hot that flames shot through the back panel, through the front and edges. We got concerned when the flames got quite big, because it looked as they could now reach the hedges behind the grill. The hedge is far enough away … Continue reading Uncles Birthday Barbecue