Outfit: My Favorite Turtleneck Sweater

Outfit: My Favorite Turtleneck Sweater

My favorite item of clothing this winter is the turtleneck sweater I ended up buying after I had been soaked during the Rockefeller Christmas Center Lighting [here]. That evening I ...

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Things I Can’t Live Without + Recipe for Shakshuka

If there ever was a fire, I’d probably only grab Canavar because he is more important to me than anything else in my apartment. And, having the tiny brain he ...

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Week in review: 9 – 15 January 2017

I am a huge fan of long weekends. This one day more makes such a big difference for me because it gives me much extra time. I sleep in every ...


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Recipe: Octopus in tomato wine sauce

The one reason why I would ever prefer Greece to Turkey is ...
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Winter in Boston 2017

Winter has arrived in Boston. Recently I was afraid this was never ...

Week in review: 2 – 8 January 2017

We’ve made it through the first week of January. Let me tell ...

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Beauty: November & December 2016 empties

For a while I just threw the packages away once I had emptied a beauty product. But I like to read the empties posts on other blogs. And when I collect them, it also motivates me to first use up one product before using another. My biggest problem though is using up makeup products. It […]

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Travel guide: Las Vegas (Part I)

I can’t believe it’s already two weeks since I have returned from Las Vegas. By now I have told many people how normal the city is. One American colleague then explained to me that Las Vegas used to be very different. It was the city where everbody dressed up, men wore suits, women gowns, and […]

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The books I read in 2016

2016 was a great year for me when it comes to books. I managed to read 73 books in total. That were 26,623 pages. Since I use Goodreads, I have a much better overview, especially when I end up reading several books at the same time. Also I had decided to try and read 52 […]

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My plans for 2017

I rather use the word plans than resolutions because it makes me feel that I’ll rather accomplish them. Also I’m not good with the usual resolutions. I can never say no to chocolate, and I never exercise more just because a new year has started. To sum up, I am more of a Bridget Jones […]

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Week in review: 26 December 2016 – 1 January 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had wild parties last night and a quiet day today! I had a very pleasant evening: I met my friends to watch the big fireworks in Boston together – at 7 p.m. I don’t know who ever came up with this, but to me it is the best idea […]

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