Feiertagsdekoration: Natürliches Ostereierfärben

Ostern steht vor der Tür und nichts macht dieses Fest so schön, wie die bunten Dekorationen, die mit dem Frühling um die Wette leuchten! Wer jedoch noch keine Zeit hatte, seine Wohnung festlich zu schmücken, aber dies gerne nachholen würde, findet in der hier präsentierten Tätigkeit eine einfache, flinke und spaßige Möglichkeit dafür: Ostereierfärben! Und noch besser: Mit der hier aufgeführten Anleitung braucht es keinen Ausflug in den nächsten Supermarkt, um irgendwelche künstlichen Färbemittel zu ergattern. Ein Blick in den Kühl- oder Gewürzschrank reicht aus, um Materialien zu finden, die deinen Ostereiern Farbe verleihen können. Wie das Ganze funktioniert und mit welchen Mitteln du arbeiten kannst, wird dir im Folgenden vorgestellt.

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Easter Celebrations and Traditions in Germany

Easter is a major holiday in Germany as well as neighboring German-speaking countries. As the days are getting warmer and longer; one cannot help but realize yellow daffodils, crocuses and clay bunnies decorating households –even streets and shopping malls. Easter is not only an important religious holiday but also a family holiday and thus celebrated accordingly. It is mainly to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. After a cold and long winter, Easter heralds the coming of much-anticipated spring. There is a range of Easter customs and traditions that have spread to other parts of the world as well. Read this post to learn more all about Easter in Germany! Weiterlesen

Three international Christmas traditions that may seem strange to foreigners

Christmas is a time of traditions – each family, village, region and country has their own and many people have surprisingly strong options on how things should be done. Whether it’s about where and with whom to spend the holidays, about the decorations or the food – once established it seems almost sacrilegious to break with certain Christmas traditions. To outsiders this behaviour can be amusing or even absurd but what kind of traditions are we even talking about? Here’s three international Christmas traditions that might seem a little odd to people from other countries. Weiterlesen

Schauinsland: A Must See Before the Summer Ends

Even though Freiburg shows a different beauty of itself every season, there are still more places to see before the summer ends. Today the one I will mention is the amazing Schauinsland. First of all it is hard to believe such a place exists so close to the city. It is always cooler up there when it is too hot to go around in the city so you can go there for some mountain breeze and great panoramic scenery. Weiterlesen

Merry Christmas from Ukraine!

Warmest late Christmas wishes from Ukraine! I hope that you all are having lots of fun and joy celebrating this wonderful holiday. But as I have written before, in Ukraine Christmas comes on the seventh of January, so no celebrating for me yet 🙂 Nevertheless, I’m in full swing getting ready for Christmas and today I wanted to share some of Ukrainian Christmas traditions with you. For us, Ukrainians, Christmas is one of the greatest and most important holidays and we celebrate it grandiously, merrily and solemnly, according to ancient customs that have come down through ages until today. Weiterlesen