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Eva Solo

I’ve been searching for a new water bottle for a while now, and I finally found one on the weekend!

We were in Düsseldorf on Saturday, a really cool city to go shopping. I saw this bottle in a display case and I knew I had to get it. It’s from the brand Eva Solo (I’d never heard of it before), and I just loved it’s simple design. It looks glass, but it’s actually BPA free plastic. It has a plastic sports cap with a stainless steel cover. What’s different is that there is a rubber band which goes through the stainless steel cap, so it can be easily schlepped around.

There is one downside though. The cap makes a squeaky sound when I drink from it. Not the most dramatic problem, but it can get annoying. I’ve discovered that loosening the cap a little helps.

I got my bottle from a store called Bulthaup in Düsseldorf, but it is also available on Amazon.

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Life in Germany, Shopping

The Great Salt & Pepper Debate

The husband and I have been having a marital spat over the above pictured salt and pepper shakers. We received them as a Christmas gift a few years ago, I didn’t think much about them, just filled them up and left the in the kitchen. I didn’t think about them until one Saturday morning when I heard the husband’s frustrated shouts from the kitchen (he is responsible for Saturday morning breakfast). Apparently he is convinced that I put the salt and pepper in the wrong shakers! In my mind, the pepper goes in the silver and the salt goes in gold. The husband believes the opposite. Just a note, they both have the same number of holes on top and there is no S or P marking which is which. I just assumed that silver is pepper and gold is salt! What do you think??

**The shakers were bought at WMF and we asked at the store and they said they are actually BOTH for salt! I don’t need 2 salt shakers, so the pepper will stay in the silver.