Back to the roots: Day 10. Socializing at the local market

Hello, my dear friends. We are currently in a post-new-year mood, all the main shops are closed until tomorrow, also a play room unfortunately. You could think, where can one go, when all the shops are closed in Russia. The answer is simple: go to the local market! In my hometown the market consists of…

Back to the roots: Day 9 A quiet beginning of 2020

Hello, dear friends. Hope you had a nice celebration and landed smoothly into 2020 🙂For me this time was one of the most relaxing and cosy celebrations. Maybe you can’t even call it a celebration 😀. I put my daughter to sleep as usual, it just took a bit longer because she could hear the…

Results of 2019

I didn’t write posts like this for at least 5 years, but since I’m being a bit experimental recently, let it be:) In December 2018 I didn’t write long lists of plans, rather made a Trello list with some random things in it. Well, of all of them only 2 things became true: me travelling…

Back to the roots: Day 6. Happy kids

Yesterday I completely forgot to post here, but to be honest I didn’t have time at all. We were hosting a little birthday party, and I was busy cooking food. Normally I have a little break during my daughter’s nap, yesterday I spent this time frying chicken legs, cutting up vegies and all other things…

Back to the roots: Day 5. Russians (Tatars) and alcohol

Today it takes me a lot of effort to write this post: my child is teething, it took me one hour to put her to sleep, just to hear her screams after less than 40 minutes. I keep coming back to finish writing this post and get interrupted immediately. The frustration is real. Last 2-3…

Back to the roots: Day 4 Adjustments

I just realized, that moving to another country even just for a few weeks takes a lot of adjustments. Food, change of routines, weather, language. You are out of your familiar bubble and suddenly have to face the reality of a completely different world. Not even mentioning the people that you left behind (even if…

Back to the roots: Day 3 Refreshing day

It was a nice, refreshing day, full of emotions and meeting many nice people. Both friends and relatives. My friend that I knew before moving to Germany has two kids now. It felt weird because when we met we had 3 kids in total. And if our other friend had joined us, there would be…

Back to the roots: Day 2. Also 2 days without warm shower

Today I did something, that I didn’t do for many years – I actually boiled two big pots of water in order to wash myself. Imagine the hassle of carrying a heavy pot with boiling water from the kitchen to bathroom, praying that you won’t spill the water on yourself. But the desire to feel…