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i have been typing and deleting, typing and deleting.
so hard to find the words to express how i felt on Sept. 5, 2015.
my baby has turned one.
i didn´t expect that we would turn one.
neither did i expect that you would still be there to celebrate this milestone with me.
i am turning 30 and all that i have ever dreamt of has come true.
my own successful store. a second baby boy. a very smart 7 year old kid.
if i would be given a chance to do it all over again, i wouldn´t do anything else!
for those of you thinking about opening your own store, leaving your jobs, starting new, i would just say, please, DO IT.
if it doesn´t work out, at least you´ve tried.

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 i am thinking of upgrading some of our deco, a comfy chair in the corner and just making the store more cozy.
here are some knick knacks i would like to have.
Thank you Maisons du Monde for the support. Without you, this wouldn´t have been possible.
Thank you Kitchen Aid Germany, for the equipments, for without it, there wouldn´t be Cupcakes in Couture & Cupcakes.
Farrow and Ball for making my store as pretty as it is.
miaVilla for the Couch and Chairs that has made this place a little comfortable for the guys!
 Mr. Wonderful for the Tote Bags.
Zoeva for the Goodies.
Arizona for the Iced Tea we all enjoyed!




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strawberry pillow, wooden house bookshelf, strawberry poster, rainbow mobile
baby bed, wooden house shelf
baby cot, hot air balloon lamp, happy rug

hey guys!
time flies by so fast. our baby is almost 3 months old. it feels like just yesterday when he was still in my tummy.
so far, we´ve been so lucky with his sleeping habits!
he sleeps 8 hours straight at night and is generally a very well behaved boy, THANK GOD!
he loves to smile and talk to strangers and he loves his older brother so much.
Miguel has been a very great help to all of us and he is very protective of his brother.
i thought at first that it´s going to be hard for him as he was the only child for 6 years.
he has proven us wrong though! 

i am working full time again and just have sunday as my free day.
i can only shop and browse online!
luckily, Maisons du Monde just launched their new Junior Collection.
these knick knacks are a great addition to our little boys almost white room. the strawberry accents are so cute and bring life to the space!



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Maisons du Monde Mode Junkie Catalogue you can get the newest Maisons du Monde Catalogue in the store.

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Chocolate Raspberry Cake with Mascarpone Buttercream Frosting 

hey guys!
it has been a while since my last post here, which is extremely fatal in this blogging age.
i am still amazed how you can "follow" so many people on a day to day basis, as if they´re your close friends!
you have been a part of my giving birth to baby Raphael, my opening party for Couture & Cupcakes and soon, my turning 3-0. eek!
in instagram, facebook, twitter, snapchat (where i have decided not to join, to those who´ve asked) and of course the blog. what did i miss?
my life may seem so glamorous, especially on these social media channels, but truth is, i have two kids now, a cupcake/ clothes shop, a blog business to run and a household to manage.
it is not that glamorous as it is stressful.
i partly blame pinterest for suggesting that an average mom can throw dreamy baby shower parties, bake gorgeous cakes, look sexy in high heels and still breastfeed.
i put so much pressure on myself to be the perfect blogger, business owner, girlfriend, mom and human being that i sometimes feel insufficient when something doesn´t go as planned.
i would like to give courage to all my readers though, who have been a part of this crazy rollercoaster ride, that everything is not photographed.
the ugly moments are better kept away from instagram.
the unsuccessful breastfeeding attempts, the destroyed cakes, the stretch marks!!, the ugly outfits thrown in a hurry as not to miss Miguel´s school and list goes on.

so don´t be fooled by all the pretty pictures, we are all in this together.


i know that you don´t need any reminding that this coming May 10, Sunday, it is Mother´s Day.
i have been a strong believer that we don´t need a special day to remind us how amazing our moms are, but in this crazy fast paced internet generation, where communication with mom seems to be only successful through Whatsapp, Instagram or Snapchat (eek!), i may have joined the dark side!
it is good to know that there is that one special day in a year that´s only dedicated to me (yasss, selfish, so what?) aside from my birthday.
i don´t really need/ want much, aside from a full body massage and a day to myself in the Maldives (all impossible to fulfill at the moment), but i have decided to publish a list of cute things your mommas would like.
today is about interior.
i tend to buy stuff because they´re practical and they won´t get dirty easily even though i would prefer something wayyy nicer. a pink lounge chair + foot rest, for example.
Maisons du Monde´s new catalog (you can order yours here) has been released and my list of pretty things is getting longer.
 Another gift i would be so happy to receive is this flower flatrate (AMAZING, i know, right?) from Bloomy Days. 
i do love walking through the flower market but with just two weeks to go before my due date, i just can´t drag my fat belly to the market anymore. 
would love for them to be delivered right to my doorstep! wouldn´t you?

are you planning special for your moms?


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hey guys!
quick hello from my kitchen (so much to bake, only two hands!).
easter is fast approaching and since it´s my second favorite holiday next to christmas,
i thought it would be best for another giveaway!
anyhow, i have gathered my favorite cupcake items from my favorite store, Maisons du Monde to give to one of you! these are the perfect easter gifts too! 

the package consists of:
4. Recipe Notebook (so cuttteee!)

all you have to do is leave a comment here with your name and email address and i will pick one reader on Easter Sunday!



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the weather is slowly getting warmer and i am super excited to bid winter goodbye (though not excited about my hay fever though!)...
i have 10 weeks left to get my sh*t together before the baby comes. we are still not finished with the baby room and i am slowly panicking! Maisons du Monde is in full spring fever (check out this Trend Guide!!) and i decided that the room will definitely have pastel accents here and there!
still have to pick a date for the baby shower. OOPSIE.
how pretty is this Bugaboo Stroller? just not sure if le boyf is up for the print.
my instagram is also ready for spring with lots of fresh flowers, macarons & pastries!
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image anyway, i know everything will fall into place. 
i just have to hire someone to help me do everything. LOL



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BodyCon Dress (in red HERE)& Bomber Jacket: Topshop
Céline Bag
Opening Ceremony Boots
Rag & Bone Hat (in army green HERE )

wow, it has been ages since the last outfit post! no baby bump, long hair and all.
i was getting sick of my hair and so i just went with my crazy mood one day and asked the lady to chop it all off.
anyway, i have been living in these bodycon dresses that i couldn´t wear when i wasn´t pregnant because i wasn´t born as a Victoria´s Secret model.
but now, it doesn´t matter as the baby bump makes it justifiable.
and have i told you how much i LOVE LOVE LOVE this Céline bag that i have not stopped wearing ever since i bought it?
cost per wear, people! :)


#INTERIOR: The Chair Lady

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 hey guys!
today, i am showing you a favorite corner in the store, our workstation!
we move alot around here, but i really like this nook. 
this is where the magic happens, lol!
love the grungy appeal of the walls, which we made by ourselves (humble brag) and the intricate carvings on my favorite pink chair and table.
lately, i have found myself buying different chairs and mixing and matching! 
SO MUCH FUN, you should try!



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one thing i definitely miss because of the pregnancy, aside from from a cocktail here and there, is COFFEE! i usually drink 5 cups a day (i know, unhealthy!) but had to reduce to one cup a day. que, horror!! i came up with a super smart alternative though... Cappuccino Cupcakes!! I just make an espresso with my favorite KitchenAid Espresso Maker and mix it on my trusted vanilla cupcake recipe, fold in some chocolate chips and ta-daahhh!
Would you be interested in Recipes here in the blog?

2. Sale, Sale, Sale Everywhere!
 i have not made a lot of purchases in terms of clothes and shoes lately (hello doctor, i might be sick) but whenever i get the chance to surf the internet, my first look is always furniture. 
we are looking for a bigger flat and i can´t wait to find the perfect one and put all these interior inspirations in my head to work!
everybody seems to be on the minimalistic high, but even though i like it too, i know, with two little rascals soon in tow, #allwhiteeverything isn´t just gonna make it.
i personally want a reduced bohemian for a small corner of the house.
all the items here are on sale at Maisons du Monde, so click away!
3. The Best Acne Velocite Jacket Alternative

we recently set up our temporary online shop on Tictail as we are not yet done with the permanent one!
you can still get this jacket (only 2 pieces left) HERE.

and last but not the least, the KitchenAid winner is....  Luisa (süß und cremig).
I will send you an email tonight!
Thank you to everyone who joined!