WHO IS MISS MARZIPAN?

A curious soul + a dash of inspiration, sweetened to taste = the satisfaction of creative DIY!

Professional art director by day, I’m Miss Marzipan, home cook and aspiring food photographer in my spare time… and a “real food” enthusiast/wannabe fit mama, life-loving creative spirit 24/7.

I am an anglophone living in Scandinavia; a sweet-toothed (but currently sugar-free), veggie-lovin’ gal, a grateful mother to a gorgeous toddler + a baby Cupcake (my nickname for her) and a quiet explorer who seeks the creative satisfaction of ‘doing it herself’.

I truly believe that every aspect of everyday life can be beautiful, whether we make it so with a sprinkle of DIY magic, or simply shift our perception to see the extraordinary beauty in ordinary things and events.

Thank you for visiting! May your days be filled with child-like enthusiasm and your dreams be sweet…

<3 MM xx

CONTACT ME AT

missmarzipan.com@gmail.com

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO FIND ME ON PINTEREST

MissMarzipan_pinterest_link

CLICK ON THE ICON BELOW TO FIND ME ON INSTAGRAM

Instagram

 

… & CLICK ON THE ICON BELOW TO FOLLOW ME ON BLOGLOVIN’

Follow on Bloglovin

*I am happy to stay in touch to the best of my ability, but it’s getting rather busy around here ;)
*Although I am incredibly grateful for support and encouragement, I will not be accepting any award nominations right now x

166 thoughts on “WHO IS MISS MARZIPAN?

  1. You have a lovely blog with extensive heart and soul within. Your passion and benevolence is seen on every post. I feel very fortunate to be part of your community. Us givers have to stay together :)

  2. thank you for very nice compliments you gave in on my blog! yours is lovely! I can see you had the idea of what it should look. I feel very comfortable here, like with my friend! that’s amazing:)

  3. Thank you for liking my post on finding a doula! Grateful that I was able to read your story. I find your outlook inspiring. What a great way to not wallow in self pity. Your children are/will be truly blessed because of you.

    • Oh, thank you! How sweet of you! I sort of feel we have two choices when things go “wrong”- get better or get bitter. So I try to stay on the positive side, at the same time being honest enough to acknowledge any pain/hurt I might be experiencing. I really appreciate the encouragement. And it’s lovely coming from someone who works so closely with women, supporting them through such amazing experiences! All the very best to you and the women/babies you support :)

  4. Thanks for your comment, i’m glad someone can undstand my Cakewreck-a-phobia! Hope my posts keep entertaining you and good luck with the rest of your pregnancy :)

    • Ah, of course I understand it! I think deep inside every baker is a tiny Cakewreck-a-phobe ;). I look forward to following your journey too! And thank you for the sweet wishes :) x

  5. Thank you for your question about a molasses substitute…I hope the substitutions I offered solve your problem. Do any of your grocery stores sell North American products?

    • Hi Susan! Thanks for your responses- they are all good suggestions! There are some larger supermarkets here that have an “American” shelf… they might stock Marshmallow Fluff, cans of pumpkin puree, some candybars, packet mix pancakes, etc. I don’t recall seeing molasses, but there’s a big baking culture here and I am sure it can be purchased somewhere (even if online). Dark syrup is available everywhere, so that seems a good substitute, perhaps :) Thanks again! :)

  6. Pingback: Challenge: Virtual Dinner Party « The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic

  7. Pingback: Sunshine Award x 2 <3 « The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic

  8. Pingback: Inspiring Blog Award « The Eclectic Eccentric Shopaholic

  9. Hi please forgive me but what does the abbreviation dl stand for in your recipes please? I found decilitre in google but wasn’t sure. Being an Australian, all we do is throw another shrimp on the barbie LOL. Best wishes,
    Rowena

    • Oh yes, no worries :) It means deciliter which equals 100 ml (so 1 tenth of a liter). 1 Aussie cup is 2.5 deciliters (250 ml) if I am correct :) It’s a very easy metric measurement to work with, especially as “cups” means different things in different places, but 100 ml is always 100 ml ;) All the best :) x

  10. Pingback: Liebster Award « Pretty Happy Baking

  11. Thanks, Miss M, for stopping by foodforfun’s cranberry cake:-) Love your take on DIY. Am hopeless in all areas outside of food, but very much admire those of you who can turn straw into gold. Many congrats on your growing family!

  12. Thank you so much for nominating me for the Sunshine Award. It means a lot to me. I was actually reading your blog this morning. Do you have a baby yet??? I couldn’t figure out the timing of all of this! High-risk pregnancies are scary!!!

  13. Thank you for visiting my blog and liking it so that I can have this chance to discover your wonderful work. Your blog is so lovely and it is my great honor to be able to connect with you. Expect me to drop by often. I am following :-)

    Sincerely
    Danny

  14. Pingback: Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award | flutterby rainbow

  15. Pingback: Loyal Love | Free Little Words

  16. You my dear Miss Marzipan, have been nominated for The WordPress Family Award. Congratulations on an outstanding blog! I’m guessing this may not be your first, with such a lovely and inspirational blog. Nevertheless, I wanted to add your name to the list making your blog known to some of those in my circle :) I enjoy your posts and look forward to them. Participation is optional of course. If interested, please visit: http://tohealthblog.wordpress.com/the-wordpress-family-award-2013/

  17. I was just reading an old post at my blog and saw a message from you there and though, “hey, I should stop by” I’m sure you are busy being a mom and all the wonder an love that it brings. Hope all is well with you and your loved ones :D Cheers, Boomdee

    • Hi Boomdee! How sweet of you! We have **just** returned from over 3 months away… and I have **just** got myself a new computer (old one was giving me grief :( )… so I plan to be around WP again now. Hope all is great with you!! MM xx

  18. Oh what a beautiful blog …you write from the heart…finding joy in the little or simple things as do I. The trick is to actually look and see what’s around us.
    Came across you from a near countrywoman…table of colours
    Greetings from Alexa in Sydney , Australia
    Blogging at http://www.Alexa-asimplelife.com

  19. to be frank: in the blogsphere I still feel…hm… lost. so I try to get to know someone. and sometimes I find nice people. but they don’t have time. well, I suppose they have plenty of ‘funs’ who ‘like’, ‘comment’ their blogs and I am one of them…
    but when you started comment my posts, like my recipes – I felt, sorry, feel that you are heart-to-heart and I really want to get to know you better.
    and your blog looks so cute, open and like I want to smile to your balloons. to you and your little son! :)

    I am very thankful for so nice words of compliment! you’re the first who told (wrote) me this. thank you!

    well you’re right, my nature is poetic, I think, so I try not to abuse words. however, on your blog I can read very interesting articles! (in the future I’d like to have a baby) xx

  20. Well, then, I am extra glad to have met you! Yes there is a lot going on in cyberspace, but I feel truly grateful to have stumbled across some pretty amazing people and blogs here. I really feel like a beginner with blogging (I have only really gotten into it over the past couple of weeks)… but I enjoy it. And I love being inspired by others too. All the best to you and thanks for the lovely words and sentiments :) xx

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s