Monthly Archives : January 2015

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This restaurant review is for the locals. I’m sure you’ve been shopping in Dietlikon at the big Coop supermarket (which is our absolute favourite because of their French lay-out and scan system), Ikea, H&M, Jumbo or Toys R Us. Maybe you’ve even been to the movies at the big Pathe Cinema complex,and you…

Happy Monday everyone. Given the success of my Career Post, here’s another one where Christine Knight shares how how she made a move both professionally and geographically when she had a baby. Christine is an Aussie like minded friend: passionate about food and parenting. Her blog, Adventure Baby, focuses on parenting,…

Date lunches are back! We originally planned to use our Groupon deal at Chez Brigitte but when we rang to book we had a voicemail message suggesting they were closed and their website is down too… So, plan B. One of my friend from dance class had asked if I’d…

I’m always on the look out for Asian restaurants near me so I went to try Kang-In in Dubendorf. Very hard to find: they don’t have a big sign post at the top of the building. I drive by almost everyday and never noticed it. When I asked the waiter…

2015 New year’s resolution: Career As a family we already knew that we would leave Australia to go back to Europe where ou family is, where our kids and parents could enjoy each other company more and where my parents could find new professional challenges to motivate him and provide…

On Sunday the snow had melted overnight but the sun was out. We thought sunshine would provide the best first ski experience for the kids. We are new in town, we didn’t really know where to go, so we looked it up and the Mothering Matters blog and some advice…

Happy New Year everyone! And with the new year come your 2015 resolutions. 2014 with its lot of changes, disappointments and moments of joy, helped me prioritise and listen to my heart and my body. HEALTH 2014 learnings: 30 day abs and squat challenge work-out made me feel a bit looser in…

During that week end in Burgundy where we were piling up the Michelin stars, we went wine tasting. Just to be clear, Manu and my friends enjoyed the wine tasting, whilst I volunteered to be on babysitter duty (so I wouldn’t have to be later at dinner at the 3*…