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Craft & DIY

The Crochet Archive

Happy Monday! Just recently I posted this photo on Instagram. After that post I have been sending the pattern link to lots of people. This is a friendly reminder that there are quite a lot of free crochet patterns in the archive. In the top menu bar you can click on Craft & DIY and it will take you to an archive full of fun projects I’ve made in the…

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Cooking & Baking

Easy Mussels

It’s mussel season people. A few weeks ago my friend, Daan, and I had the pleasure to witness the first mussel catch of the year. We were out on a fisher boat with a whole bunch of people from the press and watched another boat catch the mussels. Half an hour later we arrived at a dry sandbank where we ate the freshly caught and cooked mussels. It was truly…

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Home & Garden/ Lifestyle

My Love for Ironing

Ok I must be the weirdest person alive but I absolutely and utterly love to iron. Even big bulky things like tablecloths and curtains and don’t get me started on a really complicated piece like a sofa slip-cover. It started in my teens as I was never impressed with our housekeepers work. I wanted my clothes (and I had way too many) to be put orderly (to colour, category etc)…

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Lifestyle

Marieke en Jan’s Wedding

It’s been so awfully long since my last post. I had my mum over to stay all of May and when my mum is here I spend all time with her as she’s not here quite often, she lives in Suriname. And in June we spent preparing and decorating the wedding of Marieke and Jan. Marieke and Jan are the new owners of our previous home. On the day that…

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Home & Garden

The Laundry Closet

You are not the first to ask; “why renovate a laundry and linen closet first, when you have a whole house to do?”. Well as you might know I like my things tidy and because the house in general is very liveable I wanted to do the rooms where all the tidiness happens to be done first. I love doing laundry and folding my linens so I want these rooms…

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Home & Garden

New Beginnings

There is this new garden outside waiting for me. It’s quite daunting as there’s so much to do that I don’t know where to start. There’s such good potential and I know it will be beautiful in a few years time. There are so many questions popping up in my head. Should I start a proper vegetable garden, should the swimming pond stay or should it go, what to do…

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