Postcards For Roel: A Newborn Gift Idea

For over two months I have been receiving postcards from all over the globe. But they were not meant for myself… I asked people from all over the internet to send a card to my newborn nephew, so I can show him (or at least when he is older) what a nice place the internet can be. I think this makes an awesome newborn gift!

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100 Happy Days Week 6

week 6

Another week has gone by in my #100happydays challenge and I am almost halfway now! Last week I got the grades back of my first 2 resits and I passed them both, yay! This week I have my last resit (on Tuesday) and then it is truly vacation time for me. Hopefully some better weather will come in from Tuesday as well ;).  Read More →

Homemade BBQ sauce

BBQ sauce

I never really liked BBQ sauce. I always thought it was too smokey or too sweet, something was just never right. Until I had BBQ sauce at the Butcher in Amsterdam. That sauce was super delicious and not so smokey at all! I decided to give BBQ sauce another change and I made my own. We are now best friends. Here is my recipe!  Read More →

Arroz con Pollo

arroz con pollo

Last Saturday, the Netherlands played against (and won from) Costa Rica in the world cup. Because I always love to try new foods and dishes from a variety of countries I decided to make a Costa Rican dish. I chose to make Arroz con Pollo (rice with chicken) which is a Costa Rican dish according to some, but to others it is a typical Latin American dish. What I do know is that it was delicious!  Read More →

Starting A New Granny Stripe Blanket

new granny stripe blanket

Once upon a time, there was a girl who said that she did not need any more yarn. She thought that she had enough to last her for a while. But then the girl saw a promotion for very colourful cotton. She then decided that she needed to make a blanket out of it and she ordered 41 skeins of cotton. Her never-ending pile of yarn just became larger and larger.  Read More →