Golden Light + 12 Things

(1) I am done with my second semester at university. The exams didn’t go as well as I wished they would have but I hope I passed all of them at least! (2) After one year of looking for apartments, I finally found a tiny single apartment/dorm and will move in next month. So so…

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Beautiful.

I just went inside after taking some pictures for my Instagram account to see how they turned out. I am always so impatient and so, like always, I went straight to my Canon App and transferred the pictures to my phone. While doing that I went through some older pictures on my SD card and…

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Who is the girl behind Books and Peonies?

What a weird post title, isn’t it? I mean, everyone knows, that the girl behind Books and Peonies is me. Franziska, the girl who enjoys reading, writing, plants and so much more. Who really is Books and Peonies? But the thing I’ve been asking myself a lot lately is if that is really me. If…

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LIFE: An Autumn Mood Board

What I love about autumn: …the golden sunlight which warmes up your face, comforts you and makes you smile. …the leaves turning red, orange and yellow, showing you how colorful life can be. …the cozy days inside, cuddled up in a blanket with a hot tea in your hands and a good book on your…

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On my Way: How the Au-Pair year has changed me

Who remembers the kids movie Brother Bear? Oh boy, I’ve loved it so much and actually still do. It’s such a cute, inspiring and uplifting movie and I’ve always been a big fan of the movie soundtrack and the songs by Phil Collins. In the middle of my Au-Pair stay I received the task to…

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