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Every month a Zurich expat hosts a book swap. Now, if you haven’t heard of it before you’re going to be excitedly signing up for the next one! When she got to Switzerland, she noticed the crazy prices of books here, especially English books, and so she created this fabulous monthly get together, where everyone brings a book or few that they’ve read and are willing to part with, then we grab a coffee and chat about books, life in Zurich, kids, schools and whatever topic comes up. Over the years, E’s regular book swaps have become a necessity for English-reading ladies who are not working, with many regular attendees. What I like about the swap is not just that I’m getting a free book but also get to speak to someone who has read it and will give me an honest opinion on it AND I get to make a few new friends along the way!

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This month the book swap was kindly hosted by Pure Beauty Spa in the Seefeld area in Zurich. In the purple oasis we we treated to fresh juice, herbal teas and delicious coffee. It also gave us the chance to talk to the lovely owners about the products and services on offer.  Book swap Pure Beauty Spa (12)Book swap Pure Beauty Spa (13)Book swap Pure Beauty Spa (18)

Join the FaceBook book swap group to be kept up to date with the meetups!

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February, a whole month to celebrate love and to put that extra bit of effort in to show your dearest just how special they are to you.

It’s also a time to let your love interest know that you are waiting in the wings and would do anything for them.

Why not celebrate with a cupcake message? Valentines messages (4)

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Or go all out and propose, cupcakes and all!Valentines messages (3)

I look forward to your Valentine requests and promise to make it extra special!

The lovely Jenn hosted a baby shower for Krystal who is expecting a boy in September.

For the party I was asked to make some of Krystal’s favourite cupcakes – vanilla, mocha and as a surprise for her, Oreo.

IMG_5961 IMG_5966 As a gift from me, I baked a mocha and vanilla custom baby shower cake. IMG_5959 There were mini cupcakes of each flavour for nibbling on during the party.


Jenn wanted normal size cupcakes as party favours for when the guests left, I loved her idea!