DO-A-THON: a week of intentional living

A couple of years ago, I read an article about a “Do-A-Thon”. You take one week (or more, if you need it) to do stuff that you would usually procrastinate. And I thought this sounded great. Because it forces you…

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Things to remember when changing host families

It’s that time of year where a lot of new au pairs are starting their job. And others are changing their host families. Because sometimes, things just don’t work out – and you’re not quite ready to go back to…

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Tenerife // Travel with me

Monday morning, the 17th of December 2018, my host mum drove me to the airport. My Christmas holidays had officially begun and that afternoon, I boarded a plane to Tenerife. Not where I’m going to spend Christmas but I wanted…

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Interview with Sarah // Au Pair Experiences

How did you find out whether Au Pairing was for you? Before becoming an au pair for the first time, I was looking for a relatively safe way to spend some time in the UK to get my English certification.…

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Reflecting on 2018

This post was actually supposed to go online last week. But I kind of neglected this blog while I was in the Netherlands with my parents. So here it is – me reflecting and looking back on my goals for…

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2019 Resolutions & Goals

Happy new year everyone! Let’s hope it’s going to be as great as 2018! In last week’s post, I mentioned that I still had to set myself some goals and think of resolutions for the new year. So that’s what…

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Preparing for 2019

First of all, Merry Christmas! I hope you’re all having a lovely holiday! Since I’m at my parents’ house for the holidays, I kind of started preparing for the new year early. “At the start of December”-early. Because even though…

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Vegan doughnut balls // Recipe

In the Netherlands, this is what everyone eats this time of year. Doughnut balls. Sometimes filled with raisins. Always covered in powdered sugar. And usually fried. I did not fry them. Because that is really not healthy. And we don’t…

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