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Bloomsbury

The weekend of The Royal Wedding also marked the first day of The Charleston Festival. So up I went to England with my besties, Daan, Donata and Eline. Donata and I share a love for The Bloomsbury Group but Donata never got to set foot in Monk’s House, the home of Virginia Woolf, or walked a down or cliff before in her life. I booked the attic of this gorgeous…

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Cooking & Baking

Strawberry Scones for Mother’s Day

On Sunday we celebrate (in most parts of the world) our mums. My mum never really cares much for mother’s day as to her knowledge; “it’s always mother’s day” and she is obviously and as always right. There isn’t a day that I’m not thinking about my mum and when I forget to call her, she will call me instead. I know that she’s always there for me, that she…

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Craft & DIY

Window Flowers

I wanted to create a random spring look for the windows in the shop. So nothing with bunnies or eggs but something flowery instead. I went on the look out for fake flowers but that’s just not my thing. I rather spend the extra time carefully filling the mini bottles with water and real flowers such as tulips, craspedia, ranunculus and pussy willow. The 3D effect through the windows is…

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Lifestyle

Afternoon Tea with Us

The perks of owning a tea room are the high and afternoon teas for me. Boy how I love preparing them, how I love laying tables with napkins and tea cups and flowers tucked in napkins and anything else to do with napkins and tea cups. We serve high and afternoon teas as from 2 people and you really need to make a reservation as I need to get my…

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The Yvestown Tea Room & Shop

Last December our friend, Geert, asked us if we were interested to start a business in a property he inherited form his parents. The property is in a remote location so I thought it wouldn’t work but we went to have a look anyway. When I set foot in the former bamboeshop and made my way through empty paint cans, fourposter beds made entirely out of bamboe and other bits…

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Cooking & Baking

Pancakes for Valentines

It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow and what better way to start the day with a quick batch of pancakes – it’s also pancake day today. I used my one mug pancake mix, baked the pancakes and after that I cut them out with a heart shaped cookie cutter. And although I really believe in celebrating all the festive days of the year, Bo couldn’t give a rats ass about Valentine’s Day.…

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Happy New Things

Oh hello, happy 2018 form the woman who disappeared. Well I needed to disappear for a while as I needed to get some life stuff sorted and I did. And I’m here to bring you good things again. For too long I thought the new blogger name was influencer but I have decided to not be an influencer, as I don’t want to influence you, I’m a blogger and I’m…

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