Why I went vegan

I started eating vegan food in November 2016 and adopted a completely vegan lifestyle about two months later. But the reason behind my going vegan, might be a bit controversial. It wasn’t because of the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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18 Things 2018 Taught Me

I have another post coming up in which I actually reflect on the things I did the past year but I figured it would be a good idea to take a moment and think about…

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Easy ways to save money

When it comes to saving money, I go through periods where I save all my money followed by periods where I buy way too much stuff that I don’t need (mostly books). Here are some…

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Christmas Bucketlist

I only really started to like Christmas last year – and then I didn’t realise how much I was looking forward to it until it was almost time to leave England. This year, I’m way…

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How To Make Yourself Feel At Home

It can be scary to go to a foreign country and leave behind your family, friends, pets and all earthly possessions. You have to start all over, and while I just thought it was very…

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Ways to earn extra money

Before I start talking about all the different ways you can earn extra money as an au pair, I want to make one thing clear: your priority should be with the host family and the…

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NaNoWriMo 2018

Read last year’s post about NaNoWriMo here! Only a few more days before it all starts. NaNoWriMo. I’ve been doing it for so many years, it’s a part of autumn now. It would just feel…

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