Homemade POP TARTS Recipe

October 16th, 2018 by Christel Pixi · Bake, Cake, Recipe

Its a Fall Holiday here in Denmark, and this morning I made home made POP TARTS on TV, so easy and  the kids absolutely love to decorate and eat them, adults too for that matter. So no time to waste, get bakin’

 

Recipe in Danish:

INGREDIENSER

DEJ (TIL 9 STK.)
  • 340 g hvedemel
  • 1 spsk. sukker
  • 1 tsk. salt
  • 230 g smør, iskoldt i tern
  • 1 stk. æg
  • 2 spsk. mælk
  • 1 stk. æg pisket til at pensle tærterne med
KANELFYLD
  • 90 g muscovadosukker
  • 1.5 tsk. stødt kanel
  • 4 tsk. hvedemel
  • 1 stk. æg pisket til at pensle tærterne med indeni
MARMELADEFYLD
  • 2 dl. marmelade 
  • 1 spsk.majsstivelse blandet med 1 spsk. vand (det får marmeladen til at sætte sig, så den ikke flyder ud under bagning)
PYNT
  • eventuelt perlesukker, glasur med frysetørret bær eller krymmel – kun fantasien sætter grænser

TILBEREDNING

  1. I en stor skål mixer du mel, sukker og slat. Herefter mixer du dit smør i tern med enten en gaffel, foodprocessor eller mørdejshakke. Du kan også bruge hænderne, bare sørg for, at du smuldrer dejen, til der er krummer på størrelse med ærter.
  2. Nu tilsætter du mælk og æg og ælter til dejen akkurat er samlet.
  3. Del dejen i to lige store flader, rektangler 8X10 cm, du kan også rulle dem ud i 23X30 cm og sætte dem på køl, så er de klar til at skære, når de kommer ud.
  4. Sæt dejen på køl i minimum 30 minutter.
  5. Tag den ene dej ud. Hvis den ikke er rullet ud, så rul den ud til 20X30 cm på en melet overflade. Skær kanterne til, så den er lige i kanterne.
  6. Skær nu ni lige store stykker. Læg alle ni stykker bund over på et stykke papir, der passer til din ovnplade.
  7. Pensl dem nu alle med æg (det er ‘limen’ til at holde tærter lukket).
  8. Nu tager du dit ønskede fyld og placerer i midten af dine tærter. Man kan bruge alle mulige slags fyld. Du kan bruge æblemos med kanel, ni spsk. chokoladeknapper eller ni spsk. nutella, så længe du ikke overdriver mængden af fyld, for så revner de.
  9. Med den resterende dej gentager du proceduren. Rul ud og skær i ni stykker. Placer dem ovenpå som låg, pres forsigtigt låget ned om fyldet. Med en gaffel forsegler du kanterne på alle tærterne ved at presse den ned forsigtigt i kanterne.
  10. Stik huller i toppen, så dampen kan komme ud af tærterne. Sæt nu alle tærterne på køl i 30 minutter, mens du forvarmer din ovn til 180 gr.
  11. Tag tærterne ud og bag dem i 20-25 min. Tag dem ud og lad dem køle på en bagerist. Når de er helt kølet af, kan du gå i gang med at pynte, hvis du ønsker det.

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Oaxaca part 2 / Puerto Escondido & Playa Agua Blanca

August 6th, 2018 by Christel Pixi · Family, Travel

Go have a look at part 1 here: Oaxaca part 1 / Oaxaca Cuty & Teotitlàn del Valle

It seems like I can only get my shit together and write, when I have something brilliant to share, or I’ve been out travelling and I wanna share it with the world in case you should feel like heading that way too.

I would say that all our money goes into grocery shopping and traveling, we travel as a family 1 month every March, and then we tend go FAR away. For those who don’t know we are based out of Copenhagen, so everywhere we go is usually cheaper and warmer than here.
Benny is used to Traveling by now, he turned 4 on the trip. We always bring him headphones, a kids sleeping bag and a kids neck support, then he can sleep on the floor all comfy on the night planes, and watch a lot of movies and have snacks, and days before departing we go buy a travelkit colouring book so he knows what’s up.

This year we chose Oaxaca in Mexico, we visited Mexico for the first time 2016, have a look at Tulum here and Isla Holbox here.
We wanted to visit all of Oaxaca the entire Region, but that’s pretty tuff with a 4 year old, when you only have 1 month, the reason why we wanted to go; we saw this episode of Vice Munchies and then we were hooked and we bought tickets right away.
We bought tickets Copenhagen-Oaxaca City, and the return tickets, were Mexico City-Copenhagen, so everything in between we figured out along the way.
We ended up flying from Huatulco Airport at the coast to Mexico city the same day as our departure from Mexico City and we ordered the tickets 1 week in advance, and we could even return the car at that little airport too. I use Momondo for all tickets except Aerotucan.

We wanted to do, see, eat as much as possible. We landed in Oaxaca city, a very little airport and we took the small shuttle busses out front which were 25pesos per person, and were super comfy. We had 5 days in Oaxaca city and it was absolutely perfect, we stayed at Hotel Santa Helena Plaza which I booked by Hotels.com. We even had 1 day out of the city visiting Teotitlàn Del Valle, a little town who’s occupants are Master Weavers and it was beautiful, and I bought 3 wool handwoven carpets, which took up an entire suitcase. OOPS! We booked a taxi driver for an entire day from our hotel, with our very little Spanish and google translate I fixed up something and our Taxi driver was the F’ BOMB!

Going from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido. We left the City in a tiny airplane suited for 6 People, the Pilot greeted us at the airport and made handwritten Boarding Passes, and then we checked in. MAGICAL! The flight from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido was 25 minutes, the drive is around 7-8 hours, and as the locals said, you have to have a good stomach, to do the drive, and I don’t, even though I really wanted to do the drive. We ended up flying, and it was app. …. and we flew with AeroTucán. I had only browsed for info on this matter before we left, and we decided what we wanted to do when we got to Oaxaca City. Even though we travel as a family with a kid, I don’t think you have to plan everything beforehand.
When we arrived at Puerto Escondido we had rented a little red car at Los Tres Reyes and then we headed for our first Airbnb rental in Playa Agua Blanca 40 minutes from the city, an Architectural pearl without electricity, so we had solar panel lamps at night, ’cause I’m telling you is was DARK! Dark like you couldn’t see your hand in front of you. And the Starry Sky was unbelievable beautiful and bright. We stayed here for 1 week, and explored the area, which had 1 road  handful of seafood restaurants, the best seafood there is, OYSTER HEAVEN! Oh and Lobsters and shrimp.
From there we moved to our last Airbnb rental, which turned out to be just down the road, served Breakfast too, this was ‘only’ a room, but it was front row to 18km of beach which only occupants were us, I have never experienced anything like this.
During this month in Oaxaca, we dived with Dolphins, Humpback whales, we helped rescue Sea turtle Hatchlings at Playa Escobilla, we ate some of the best food I have ever had in my life, we drove for miles in this rural part of Mexico with vultures always hangin’ in the sky waiting, with fresh Coconuts, Watermelon, Mango and Pineapples everywhere you looked, the kindness and hospitality of the people was overwhelming and not to mention the Local Mezcal and Coffee ! SUBLIME!

Well I could keep on blapping, but I have tons of pictures which say more than words, if you have any questions at all don’t hesitate to either comment or send me a mail at Cristalmilk@gmail.com.

Leaving Oaxaca City in a tiny plane operated by Aerotucàn


Boarding

Benny doesn’t look impressed by the situtation but he sure was.

Take off

And go, we could se the tangling road up and down the mountains that we were supposed to have driven, and I was pretty glad, that we chose to fly, I would have vomitted the entire way.

Arriving in Puerto Escondido, and ready to explore the area. We rented a little red car, and it was perfect. The AC was very much appreciated. With a bit of a hazzle we finally found our amazing rental, and we were so excited, and even more excited to try living without electricity for a week. It went totally dark around 7pm, so we turned on our solar lamps and played cards and read books. An absolute privilege to get to not use your phones and just be there.


It even came with a pool

And hammocks

And a grill

Like need I say more?


Every night we fell a sleep right here, with open doors and just listening to the ocean. Gosh I’m poetic, but it’s true.

The first couple of days we spent right here and exploring the small area

This is taken from the roof, you could sleep on the roof too. LIKE HOW AWESOME IS THAT!

at night

We literally has the beach all to ourselves for weeks

And as I mentioned earlier this spot is oyster heaven. A plate like this, fresh out the sea was $ 2

No Vacayong without something coconutty

And no visiting Mexico with out having Magaritas everyday

Oysters and Drinks and seriously in need of a tan.

Our local spot just a few steps down the road

My favourites


All to ourselves


CHeetos and bravery, the beach is called Playa Agua Blanca, ’cause the waves are white all your ’round.

I have so many pictures of trees and flowers, it is way more dry down here, so the colours are so beautiful and pale. We passed this palm everyday, and it was just beautiful


This wall sign, inspired me to the cover on my new book! YUP! One of the things a truly love about this region, all signs are handmade and painted.


Mangos, mangos EVERYWHERE, just outside growing like weed everywhere.

Downtown Puerto Escondido

We went beaching EVERYDAY! On the beaches you got the best food

Like fresh shrimp tacos

And a lobster with Oaxaca cheese, the next day we asked just to grill it no cheese! MUCH BETTER

We ended up joining a Mexican Birthday party on the beach and they had this meszcal, and it was the best I ever had!

Cheese and Hot sauce at the Market in Downtown Puerto Escondido


CHOCOLATE

Meat & Flowers

More Meat
Dried meat and Iphone


Went here for Taquitos

And more Horchata

Fruit Loops by the kilo


In Downtown Puerto Escondido we went here, a local very packed place, and we had THE BEST food

The best sunsets were without a doubt at La Punta! The waves are way too big to bring kids for an entire day, it’s more of a surf area, but it’s definitely worth multiple visits.



One of my favourite pictures from our trip is this one

Coconut Shrimp

Beach food! YAAAAAAS


Beach flan YAAAAAAS!


Then we moved to our other rental, and it was magical, we had the entire half of the house, and the pool, with direct entrance to the beach.

Benny was pretty stoked. We all slept so tight, the soothing sound of the Ocean, is so amazing. When we got back home to Copenhagen, it was all so quiet of a sudden. We hadn’t noticed the sound of the waves being so loud. 
Every morning we had fruit fromt he garden

That’s our spot

Don’t mind me, I’m just laying here

Benny ADORES turtles, all kinds. Andrea which we rented the house from, said we should drive to Escobilla just 10 minutes down the road, and help sea turtles to the Ocean for a little fee, that goes to the Sanctuary of protecting the Sea turtles. It was cloudy and lightning and the Sun slowly set, and we helped the little ones to the sea. This is a 50km seaturtle sanctuary protected beach, with egg shells all over the place and vultures just sitting there waiting. It was impressive to watch.

Benny was so excited he cried, it was quite overwhelming for him, seeing these small turtles getting slammed into the big waves. But it was an amazing experience for him too.

The we ate at Comedor Christina, just at the road side

She made the best homemade tortillas I have ever had.

And she had a parrot

People just chilling in the local river

Even though it has Crocs

Eating some more

Playa Carazalillo, was my favourite beach, except our own. It is a small beach, the water is calm and beautiful, the only thing is, you have to walk quite many steps to get up and down, so bring what you need to begin with, especially cash!

Oyster shell

Fried Beach snacks with cabbage and potatoes

One day we drove to Mazunte to visit the Sea Turtle Sanctuary, this are is more touristy that the other places we went, it was a super laid back, hippie feeling in town, and the beach was beautiful too. There was also a Lizzard

When you drank your fresh coconut, they took out the meet and bagged it for you as a snack! YES PLEASE


Time to eat, in Mazunte we had lunch just of the beach

Corn

And then we went to visit 6 different type of sea turtle of all ages.

We had booked a trip out sailing from Puerto Angelito, also a fantastic and very local beach, we were picked super early from the beach, and we had the time of our lives.

We had no expectations, we just wanted to have a day at sea. Just when we got out a big Humpback Whale mother and baby came out of the sea, followed by 3 different sea turtle species and so many spinner dolphins we couldn’t even count them, and on top of that a big stingray jump out of the sea and flipped around, Benny was ecstatic


And on the way home he passed out, too much excitement at once I guess.


A month passed quite fast and suddenly it was time to leave, we fell in love with Oaxaca, we even look at properties there. I will give this place ALL my recommendations with or without kids, JUST GO! If you have any questions at all just ask.

My top 3 Beaches:

PLAYA CARAZALILLO
PUERTO ANGELITO
LA PUNTA

If you want to read of about the first part of the trip in Oaxaca city go HERE.

Oh and did I tell I had 2 extra suitcases with me back? WTF! Here’s just some of the stuff i took home.

And look how AMAZEBALL my carpet is!

 

 

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OAXACA part 1 / Oaxaca City & Teotitlàn del Valle

August 6th, 2018 by Christel Pixi · Family, Travel

It seems like I can only get my shit together and write, when I have something brilliant to share, or I’ve been out travelling and I wanna share it with the world in case you should feel like heading that way too.

I would say that all our money goes into grocery shopping and traveling, we travel as a family 1 month every March, and then we tend go FAR away. For those who don’t know we are based out of Copenhagen, so everywhere we go is usually cheaper and warmer than here.
Benny is used to Traveling by now, he turned 4 on the trip. We always bring him headphones, a kids sleeping bag and a kids neck support, then he can sleep on the floor all comfy on the night planes, and watch a lot of movies and have snacks, and days before departing we go buy a travelkit colouring book so he knows what’s up.

This year we chose Oaxaca in Mexico, we visited Mexico for the first time 2016, have a look at Tulum here and Isla Holbox here.
We wanted to visit all of Oaxaca the entire Region, but that’s pretty tuff with a 4 year old, when you only have 1 month, the reason why we wanted to go; we saw this episode of Vice Munchies and then we were hooked and we bought tickets right away.
We bought tickets Copenhagen-Oaxaca City, and the return tickets, were Mexico City-Copenhagen, so everything in between we figured out along the way.
We ended up flying from Huatulco Airport at the coast to Mexico city the same day as our departure from Mexico City and we ordered the tickets 1 week in advance, and we could even return the car at that little airport too. I use Momondo for all tickets except Aerotucan.

We wanted to do, see, eat as much as possible. We landed in Oaxaca city, a very little airport and we took the small shuttle busses out front which were 25pesos per person, and were super comfy. We had 5 days in Oaxaca city and it was absolutely perfect, we stayed at Hotel Santa Helena Plaza which I booked by Hotels.com. We even had 1 day out of the city visiting Teotitlàn Del Valle, a little town who’s occupants are Master Weavers and it was beautiful, and I bought 3 wool handwoven carpets, which took up an entire suitcase. OOPS! We booked a taxi driver for an entire day from our hotel, with our very little Spanish and google translate I fixed up something and our Taxi driver was the F’ BOMB!

Going from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido. We left the City in a tiny airplane suited for 6 People, the Pilot greeted us at the airport and made handwritten Boarding Passes, and then we checked in. MAGICAL! The flight from Oaxaca City to Puerto Escondido was 25 minutes, the drive is around 7-8 hours, and as the locals said, you have to have a good stomach, to do the drive, and I don’t, even though I really wanted to do the drive. We ended up flying, and it was app. …. and we flew with AeroTucán. I had only browsed for info on this matter before we left, and we decided what we wanted to do when we got to Oaxaca City. Even though we travel as a family with a kid, I don’t think you have to plan everything beforehand.
When we arrived at Puerto Escondido we had rented a little red car at Los Tres Reyes and then we headed for our first Airbnb rental in Playa Agua Blanca 40 minutes from the city, an Architectural pearl without electricity, so we had solar panel lamps at night, ’cause I’m telling you is was DARK! Dark like you couldn’t see your hand in front of you. And the Starry Sky was unbelievable beautiful and bright. We stayed here for 1 week, and explored the area, which had 1 road  handful of seafood restaurants, the best seafood there is, OYSTER HEAVEN! Oh and Lobsters and shrimp.
From there we moved to our last Airbnb rental, which turned out to be just down the road, served Breakfast too, this was ‘only’ a room, but it was front row to 18km of beach which only occupants were us, I have never experienced anything like this.
During this month in Oaxaca, we dived with Dolphins, Humpback whales, we helped rescue Sea turtle Hatchlings at Playa Escobilla, we ate some of the best food I have ever had in my life, we drove for miles in this rural part of Mexico with vultures always hangin’ in the sky waiting, with fresh Coconuts, Watermelon, Mango and Pineapples everywhere you looked, the kindness and hospitality of the people was overwhelming and not to mention the Local Mezcal and Coffee ! SUBLIME!

Well I could keep on blapping, but I have tons of pictures which say more than words, if you have any questions at all don’t hesitate to either comment or send me a mail at Cristalmilk@gmail.com.

LET’S BEGIN IN OAXACA CITY!
Arriving in Oaxaca city all pale and tired, required a trip to the pool


Our hotel was very simple and private

And Benny absolutely loved it, there was a local supermarket down the road

JOY, everyday we headed to the pool after exploring all day. The mornings were quite cool, but during the day it was hot.

The Oaxaca region is filled with all and newly renovated VW Beagles, the factory used to be in Mexico, so they are everywhere, and it’s definitely a charm

Jus outside our hotel, there was a family serving breakfast for the locals on their way to work, and it was absolutely amazing, so every monring we went here, for sugar coffee, and Zuchini flower quesadillas, everything handmade and from their own produce.


THIS….

The Mercado IV Centenario, this is a small local food market, it might look closed but go in, and go to the back and EAT! EAT ’till you burst, we came here all 5 days for a little snack. It was also in here that I had the best Churros of my life, like I didn’t not know THIS was the way Churros are supposed to taste.

And of course, no going to Oaxaca without having their traditional Cinnamon Hot Chocolate.


The Local Bakery

The Basketball Court for the local School

I could post TONS of pictures with coloured buildings, I would say this is my favourite part of Mexico, they don’t settle with colourless, they go all in. So inspiring.


We had a lot of Mole, and they all tasted different, this is a thing you must taste, Martin was super excited about it, but I guess you just have to get used to it.


We also had Oaxaca cheese everyday, it’s similar to Buffalo Mozarella, and was amazing in all the homemade white corn tortillas. What amazed me most, was that all we ate and drank (except the beer) was locally produced, the corn was from their own corn fields and the cheese from their own animals, nothing was imported and I absolutely loved this.

Flavours for the shaved Iced, Oh and they shaved the ice by hand, no machines here.

Church

CHEESE, CHEESE CHEESE

Fried Cheese Empanada

I need this cooled bakery bike!

Homemade Coconut Popsicles coming up

Bennys 4Th Birthday, he had an entire day at the market, picking out all sorts of things and a balloon.



One of the reasons why we made a stop in the city instead of going directly to the coastal area, was this place, Anthony Bourdain once visited and said, if you have to choose a place to eat in life for happiness this would be it. Mercado 20 de Noviembre, in the back you can smell the BBQ, and you can’t miss the smoke and the yelling, just GO. Walk down the isle, pick your meat on one side, and your sides on the other, find a seat, hold on to your number. And dinner IS SERVED! Perfectly grilled meats and sausages, avocado, salsa Roja and you name it.


Intestines and smoke


Benny ate all the chorizos, he LOVED IT!


And as a dessert ALWAYS have Churros

AND MY FAVOURITE : CHARIOCA, white fluffy bread with jam in the middle and powered sugar on top.

Fruits in the morning

And my favourite foodtruck, the Tamale Truck, and his friend next door the Mango Watermelon Truck. Here Benny and I are having Chicken Tamale with Salsa Verde and Pineapples and Sugar coffee.

I literally still dream of this meal

Papayas just of the tree

Pineapple juice, Horchata and Jamaica Juice – Horchata is a must if you’re in Mexico, I had it the first I was here and I have loved it ever since, but it has to be the good one, not the one from the store you mix wit water. This one was the REAL DEAL

SHOPPING, if you’re staring your trip in Oaxaca city like us, and not heading back, do ALL your shopping here, I had 70kg overweight, that give you an idea of how much I bought, and I didn’t even overspend, I bought so much ceramic and blankets. But all this I didn’t find any of it, when we went to Puerto Escondido, or at least not the same quantities. At the Mercado 20 de Noviembre, I spent 3 hours or more, there is everything from spices to Donald Trump Piñatas, fresh meat hanging next to the plastic embroidered bags and blankets and food courts.

This old lady made baskets, I bought 7 baskets, just because they were beautiful and she was so kind.

I told Benny about the Piñata and what they are for and he was thrilled, we still need to make one ourselves I promised him.


Chicarron

Isles and Isles of handmade blankets

And Bennys favourite the wooden toys.

 

One of the last days we spent outside the city at Teotitlàn Del Valle, we asked a taxi if he would drive us there, and he took us to one of the weavers that he knew personally. The master weaver opened his house, and he gave us the full tour. All the wool is from their own sheep, and all the dyeing is done naturally. Amazeballs, we paid around 40 dollars for an entire day with our Taxi driver, he was so awesome.


Wool thread

More wool and a dog
The coloured wool thread

The yellows are coloured with Marisco Flowers, the Blue is indigo and the red, is made from the Cochineal insect that live of the Nopal cactus, they mix the dried insect with lime juic and it turns blood red to orange, and with a little water it turns purple. This was so amazing to watch.

Indigo

This is the Cochineal dried insects on the right

Oh and Benny found a Piñata, so he was also entertained – I bought three big wool carpets for our bedroom and living room.


Then we took off to the coastal area:

For Oaxaca part 2 / Puerto Escondido & Playa Agua Blanca 

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Made In Space

June 7th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

I’m attending Made In Space next weekend, and so should you!

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It’s Friday B*

June 2nd, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

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CPHDistortion

June 2nd, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

Rita asked me if I wanted to join her last night at the Ibyen prisen at Distortion Copenhagen, but of course I would, we DJ’ed before Katinka performed and Benal. It was so f* FAB!!! So many people and the vibe was just perfect and on top of that the Sun was shining it was perfect. Picked up Benny from the Kindergarten, went for ice-cream, and then they dropped me off at the stage.

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Girls Are Awesome / Kaibosh

May 31st, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

I am the face of the Girls Are Awesome / Kaibosh collage campaign, and I am pretty pleased with the result

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$UICIDEBOY$

May 30th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Music, Uncategorized

My favourite band just released 5 EPs with 3 songs each, THEY ARE F* KILLING IT!!! This is produced like no other music, and it is TRULY AMAZING! I have been blasting this out my speakers NON STOP

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So my hair did grow out after all – WHAT NOW?

May 30th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

I dunno what the h* I was thinking, not the buzz cutting part, but the part where I gave ALL my dear hair products, accessories, brushes AND my F* blowdryer – Was I really thinking that I was never gonna use that stuff again?
Well here I am, in need of hair products, treatments, oils whatever works these days. Also a good brush and a blowdryer. Not saying this to get free stuff, I been out the hair game for 1,5 year. Need advice, what is the new new or old old tricks and products that I need? What blowdryer does the job and I guess a brush is a brush? PLEASE HELP A GIRL OUT?!?




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YAY 4 FRIDAY

May 30th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

I’ll be behind the decks at Chateau Motel this Friday from 1-3 PM – My playlist is never ending with dope tunes, come by for a dance..

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It’s Ma Birthday ALREADY.. Or Sunday that is

May 30th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

I feel 28 and I believe I will the rest of my life, so that’s just great! It’s NO secret that I love when it’s my birthday, I love celebrating me, and being celebrated, I don’t get why it’s not ‘acceptable’ to feel that way?! Well I don’t really give a datum about that, I love serving cake to everybody AND getting presents, who doesn’t really?

No Birthday without the never ending WISH list, I am no older than 6 years old when it comes to that, I remember being 6 years old, and circling the toys I wanted in the toy magazine in the mail box, then giving it to my Mom, like here you go…

I will wear lipstick till the day I die, this is my favourite and has been for YEARS!! Ruby Woo Matte from Mac Cosmetics 

Just WOW! WANT GUCCI Shades from Net-A-Porter

I’m getting older in that sense, that I really want stuff for my kitchen, and I have been wanting a dope blender for years, now it’s time MAGIMIX 

I need to say no more, MARNI & More Marni.. Love these, they’ll go well with my new job. F* YAY

My new favourite face brand is Mario Badescu from Beautyhero.dk, like it really works, and the prices are GREAT! You can actually afford it!

My kitchen weight just broke, so I definitely need a new one, with all that baking going on


I am a super fan of Adidas by Stella Mccartney, I love ALL OF IT, but this especially

Moshi Moshi mind, providing your ass with the best Yoga gear, their tights don’t crawl up your a$$ and it’s amazing, this one is new, might need that one too.

I’ve heard ALOT good stuff about the B&O Play headphones, and I’ll be travelling quite alot in the nea future, so these babies are also on my wishlist!! THNX

More Adidas VERY good for Bikram at Wolfpackgym with Sofie

Pearls & Rocks and gold and just pure love to P.Hertz for providing the people with awesome jewellery, this one is my new favourite — Oh and if you’re having a look at the website, check out who’s eating a very expensive diamond bling ring – ME

Even more Adidas, these are so F* RAD and would look fab on me too.. Yeah I said it

This is just dream thinking, never in my lifetime would I afford a piece like this, but DAYUM it’s ADORABLE, PRADA I love you

Still Adidas and Stella

Handmixer, never ever NOT have one at home, mine just broke, I may have overused it, if that’s possible.

THESE babies, they are perfect for keeping out the open office noise, also genius for my new job!!

You can never have too many pair of shades, and if your bank account is juiced up, then you might as well get these Dolce & Gabbanas.. WOW

It’s no secret that I like to travel, and I like to read about travelling, and LOVE Condé Nast Traveller Magazine, and I would love a subscription to it

I’ve wanted the Black Beauty Duffle bag from Headporter for YEARS… I’ma get it now

Favorite bedlinen brand is TEKLA fabrics, I might need the Cotton Sateen for Summer, or this amazing blue:

NEED new towels too

My list will never end, but this’ll do for now

LATER

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Marbella & Manja

May 29th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Travel

My BF Manja, my girl who I’ve had the pleasure of knowing in almost 20 years, WOW! As I told you here, she is so F* awesome and decided to move to Marbella with her fams, and that of course cannot happen without me visiting as as soon as they were settled. WHAT A F* AWESOME gem they’ve found right there in amazing Spain. I grew up in Malaga, and I was so excited to be back, and we even visited my childhood home, and I rang my neighbours door and they still f* lived there, that was AMAZEBALLS!
I had such a fantastic time just hanging out and chilling og the porch and catching up and not to mention her CUTE kids. I’ll be back very soon Mana.

Room with a view, pretty much

That was my room

Having a hotel bathroom requires a mirror selfie

GEM, I wanna live here

Manja & Benja chilling on the porch

Manja & Holly

I basically had these everyday when we lived here


Grocery shopping detour


Sweet spreads… for days

Candy … for days

The soda isle

Íberico Ham


Fried Calamari


Favourite

Carlos

& Vegas… I love you guys

Pooling & Coolin’

The day i rained we went shopping, I bought so manu ceramics, that I had overweight AGAIN!

Nice packaging, for very awesome sugar

FAVORITE dessert in the world

Tanning and talking

This is El Coto, from here I could remember the drive to my childhood home, we used to come here after school and have tortilla and bollycao

And here it is, it used to white and I remember it as so much bigger, we rang the doorbell but nobody was home, I would have loved to see my old room.

Pretty EVERYWHERE

A little batch of my overweight, I bought snacks for my Boo

Gonna see you again soon Mana – Smooches – LATER

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Berlin I Still Love You

May 29th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Family, Travel

I went to Berlin last week, to finish my Giraffe tattoo on my leg by Wendy from Taiko Gallery – I was basically in Berlin for 48 hours, but I still managed to pack my bag with so much that I had overweight, this is my curse, every F* TIME! Well I took home tons of awesome stuff.
I stayed at my friend Floras place, which is just a dream apartment, she truly knows how to decorate in a unique way, so if you need you place decorated call her.
I arrived Tuesday, went to Floras work space and dropped off my bag, then we went out for a coffee, she likes good coffee just like me WIN! Then I walked around for a couple of hours and had lunch at my favourite spot Cocolo Ramen in X-berg, just go there. The next day, I had my session at 3pm, so I needed a heavy breakfast and lunch, so I went to Roamers, this place is amazing, the brunch, the breakfast AND the coffee is spectacular, from there I went second hand shopping at Humana, Berlin is packed with Humanas, but my favourite is the one in Mitte at Alexander Strasse and the humongous one in Friedrichshain, a good advice: Eat and find a restroom before going and have TIME! They are HUGE, and if you’re patient you can find so much good stuff, I bought a brand new Barbour jacket, Kenzo Jeans, Yves Saint Laurent silk pants, Gucci wool pants and a Givenchy jacket just to name a few. Then I went to Taiko Gallery for my leg session, we finished it and I am so F* STOKED. It took 6,5 hour, so our plan of going to Monkey Bar for cocktails, was cancelled, I went directly to bed with an episode of the Keepers. My last day was a German Holiday, so we slept in ( I havn’t done that in a while, felt F* GREAT ) Then we went for a walk in various Parks, and stopped for good coffee and drinks. Then I went back home, and just like that I emptied my bank account, worth every penny thou’

Airport sneeze

Good coffee at

X-berg on my way to Cocolo Ramen

This place!

Wantan Ramen


Shot with freshly squeezed grapefruit

Best ice cream I have ever had


Roamer Avocado toast with scrambled egg

Humana Kenzo Jeans, that was a YAY

Picking up sugar snacks for my tattoo session, and they have VARIETIES!!

This one not so much, but still fun thou’

Beer?

Lunching at Le Bon

And here we go

VOILA Gironcé

SUN

Neukölln parks

Breakfast and more good coffee at Agora


Flammkuchen and Aperol Sekt

1, 2, 3 drink and pose

Prachtwerk for Coffee & Cake

Lavender shortbread and ALmond Polenta lemon cake, both very good, and inspired me to make a lavender yoghurt loaf.

And just like that days passed and on my way back

Thank you Berlin and Flora for having me stay at your place.

LATER

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Dates, Cocoa Powder, Coconut & Almonds

May 10th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Bake, Cake, Recipe

Best snack almost EVER!

Easy peasy and they are seriously GOOD!
3 tbsp Coconut flour
1 handful of almonds
150g  soft dates, (Medjol dates preferably) They are all moist and caramellized.
1 tbsp melted coconut oil (don’t have it? Use butter)
1tsp vanilla extract or vanilla powder
3 tbsp unsweetened raw cocoa powder (The dark stuff)

In a food processor grind the coconut flour and almonds, as fine as possible, set a side.
Chop your dates finely, set a side.
In a blender or foodprocessor, add your dates, coconut oil, almond/coconut grind, cocoa powder and vanilla. BLEND ’till there are no more chunks, it is almost the consistence of playdough. Roll them in either cocnt flour or cocoa powder, or whatever you feel like, put them in a container and keep them in the fridge. YUM!!

My son LOVES them in his lunchbox, and I do too.

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Today & Me

April 25th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

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Marbella, Malaga & My BFF

April 25th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

Tomorrow VERY early I’ll be leaving to visit my BF Manja who recently moved to Marbella with her family, just like that they moved and I LOVE & respect them for being so darn courageous and doing what comes to their mind, and not worrying about what others would have done, they are so f* DOPE, and big inspiration to me and my family.
I can’t F* wait to just chill with her kids and hang out with Manja on the patio and drink some chilled wine. OH, and I will also be visiting my childhood home, YES I grew up in Malaga, Spain, and I haven’t been back in 15 years. I am thrilled, I was thinking about knocking on the door and asking the new owners if I could have a look at my old room, I have so many memories from that time..

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Johnny Cake & Rum

April 10th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Music, Travel

Martin and I did a mix of all the tracks we listened to on our Island adventure, go have a listen, you’ll love it, I promise.

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Today & Me

April 10th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Uncategorized

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Us Virgin Islands / St. Croix #3

April 10th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Family, Travel

Part 3 and the last of our AMAZING trip to St. Croix

Here is the beautiful Cramers Park Beach, need I say more?

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Getting ready to dive in, acting like I got long hair, I need to fix first.. bla bla bla
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Fantastic
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Driving to Point Udall, to Hike the Isaacs Bay, no wonder they call it a Scenic drive.
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The hike is beautiful, we did it in flip flops. It’s really just a 10 minute walk
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My cutiepie, Oh and it is Isaacs Bay in the background
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Breathtaking
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Family Photo
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The corals here…
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1 2 3
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National Radio Astronomy Observatory read about it here.. Pretty awesome
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A stop at PaQuitos for some local cooked food yet again..
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Ducana, Sweet potatoes, shredded fresh coconut, spices and then cooked. WOW!
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Tostones, I love these, my stepmom have made these for us overtime we came to visit since we were little.
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Stewed Goat
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Stewed Chicken
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My heart
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Sailing to Buck Island
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It’s true what they say, Buck Island is truly a gem. Absolutely beautiful, to say the less
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Blue and green
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Having a snorkel moment
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Yup that’s me right out here
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My all and everything: this guy

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Our 2nd last day, we went back to Frederiksted to walk the pier and look at sea turtles
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Selftimer
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A stop at Pollys for a snack and a coffee
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Last stop at the beach
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Passing my dreamhome on the way back
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Also passed this historic church a couple of times. I was in some way drawn to it overtime, so I had to stop and take some pictures
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Our last day, we went to Cane Bay beach for breakfast at the little foodtruck just of the road
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Then back to our crib, spending the last hours by the pool.
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I LOVE the Caribbean and St. Croix is definitely no excuse. This trip has been magical, and I am already planning our new adventure. I intend to travel the world for the rest of my life.

PEACE!

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US Virgin Islands / St. Croix #2

April 7th, 2017 by Christel Pixi · Family, Travel

So on to part 2… If you havn’t seen part 1, do that here 

Fort Frederik, which we pretty much has to ourselves
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This city is so G’ d* beautiful

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Benny
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This Island is packed with churches everywhere you look, you will see a beautiful church
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Walking around Christianssted
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Enjoying a meal at this fabulous spot Harveys we got the best ever service, and the food was AMAZING!
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BBQ chicken, coleslaw, plantains, seasoned rice, and potato salad, oh and not to mention the HOT SAUCE!
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We had one day of rain, so we went roadtrippin through the rainforrest and visited old Sugar Mill Ruins
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Build with rocks & corals
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When the Sun came out, we went to the beach, but of course. Benny LOVES the beach
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Rainforrest for miles and miles, we were afraid we would wreck the Yaris
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An abandoned mail truck
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This house in the jungle thou’
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Time for the farmers market, this is every Wednesday and Saturday mid Island, and you MUST go, here I bought homemade curry spices and nutmegs from the garde just up the street.

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Avocados the size of Bennys headIMG_5077

I also bought Honey from the IslandIMG_5076 IMG_5075

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And I was introduced to a breadfruit IRL
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Fermented Habanero
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No vacationing without having a juice every day
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Even though the Sun wasn’t out we visited Sandy Point Beach, they are only open Saturday & Sunday and they close from April-November, to let the Turtles have some peace. The water here was f* MAGICAL
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Just look at these colours
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Crabs
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Rowdy Joes for lunch, H* YEAH! Fresh grilled Mahi Mahi tacos and BBQ ribs and a Rum & Homemade Rootbeer – Just wow, if you go visit, also try the Lamb/curry Empanadas..
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Another day at the Beach
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And as if you havn’t had enough of the Beaching, I’m already loading pictures for part 3…. Stay tuned

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