12 Tips for traveling light (and still look cute)

All my life I have tried to be one of those light travelers ; Tried & failed. Last fall and for the first time ever, I have finally succeeded (somewhat)! I was traveling for my honeymoon to Japan (from Amsterdam, read here  more about that) and since that was in September- October I was unsure about…

5 Things to put LESS focus on when planning your wedding

Here are 5 things of which I think you could put less focus on when planning your wedding.

15 Tips for a Stressfree Dinner Party

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a friends dinner party and I had such a great time, so I decided to have more dinner parties and to not be so stressed out about it (not everything has to be perfect) I think the reason that people have less and less dinnerparties (in Amsterdam)…

Top 20 Things You Need To Know Before Traveling To Japan

Remember when I posted about the 25 places you needed to visit? (click here to see post) Since then I was lucky enough to check one item of my bucketlist (click here to see post).  Sooo… we went to japan for our honeymoon! (Remember when he asked last year? See here) I had already long been in…

PLUK @ Amsterdam Center (9 Streets)

Looking for a place to have your cake and eat it too? And do a little shopping while you’re at it? Look no more! PLUK has 2 locations (here and here) in the 9 streets area, so if one is full, you could just walk over to the other one. Perfect, right? Even more perfect…

Matchai Latte: Your new favourite drink

(Scroll down for the recipe) Now that you are aware of all the benefits of Matcha (see my post about matcha here ), here’s a great recipe to really enjoy it and feel all the go Get my recipe for a Matchai Latte (1 cup) 1 Cup of Milk 2 Teaspoons of Matcha 1 Teaspoon of…

10 Things Every Relaxed Bride Does

So this July I got married; woohoo! (read here all about our engagement) It truly was one of the happiest days of my life. I felt so happy, relaxed and completely in the moment. I really worked towards trying to be relaxed on our wedding day, but I really never thought I’d be that relaxed….

Why I’m obsessed with matcha (and you will be too)

A couple of weeks ago, when we were in Japan celebrating our Honeymoon,  I developed a big matcha addiction. I ate and drank everything matcha; teas, lattes, cookies,  icecream, pancakes, you name it. Matcha seems like a new thing everybody is talking about. Instead, it has been around for more than 1500 years (!) It is…

Easy Peasy Paella Recipe

This one is as quick and easy as yo’ momma… just kiddin’ …but it is really easy…and so is yo’ momma….I’m sorry I’ll quit. But really, it only took me about  30 minutes. Now, I am neither Spanish, nor do I pretend to have great knowledge of the Spanish tradional cuisine. However, I do know…

The 100 Happy Days Challenge

So, remember when I said I would start the #100happydays challenge? (see here)  Well, I didn´t make the challenge. I didn´t even make half the challenge. I already quit on the 23rd day…#loseralert I guess I was afraid thatpeople thought that food was the only thing that made me happy. Definately not the ONLY thing,…

10 Things To Know When Weddingdress Shopping

  Woohoo, you’re getting married!! Now the fun begins… The Dress! Finding a wedding dress is one of the most important things when planning a wedding. Because, hello… it’s all about the bride, isn’t it? 😉 A couple of weeks ago, I went shopping for my own wedding dress.  I must say that I had…

Bar Botanique @ Amsterdam East

On a rainy Sunday afternoon The Portuguese and I were looking for a place to eat. Unable to decide on something, we went from Amsterdam West to Amsterdam North to finally settling on something in Amsterdam East… Luckily we were by car 🙂 I’ve seen some pictures on Instagram of this bar and I thought…

15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue

  So after this happened, we started planning…. But where to start?  I started combing through the (fun) jungle that is Pinterest and found very helpful tips and lists. Oh how I love lists! (just look at this one or this one or this one and of course this one) What to do first, when you get…