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Strange bedfellows

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Interesting title for a post or what? Well get your mind out of the gutter, there is nothing strange about my bedfellow, but the flirting and fondling that is going on in my backyard could turn your cheeks red. Of course intense love making between … [Continue reading...]

Lucky thriftshop hunting

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Today was a good day: the sun was shining, I had my day off and the thriftshops were kind to me. I visited two different thriftshops and I found some treasures in both of them. I found several pieces of decorative ribbon, some lace and a pretty … [Continue reading...]

Oh, I can be so blond!!! And Irish men are very nice indeed.

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Ok you’ll, I have to tell you about this.Last Thursday I went to Bonn (Germany) for a day. It was the final meeting of an international project that I was part of. This project took me to Manchester (UK), Limerick (Ireland) and several times to … [Continue reading...]

Inspiration from nature

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I got inspiration from these beautiful orchids to change the decor in our house a bit. The pillows in our living room still had an autumn feel to it, so high time to make them a bit more summery. So I made new covers. The colours are a bit less … [Continue reading...]

My Kitchen

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Our kitchen is small. It is a narrow corridor with all the units on one wall. I dream of a big family kitchen with room for a table to sit and eat and hang out, but as it is I haven't even got room for an extra kitchen cabinet. So I have to be very … [Continue reading...]

Lucky thriftshop finds

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  While I was running some errands, -basically I had to go to the shop to get some eggs from our adopted chicken (I mean the chicken we adopted, not the chicken we put up for adoption - not that we ever had a chicken let alone one to put up for … [Continue reading...]

Proud as a peacock, or is it vain? – Confessions of a blogging-freak

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  Last night I took a bubble-bath. It was a wonderful hot, relaxing soak. While I was lying there quietly with not a care in the world (and looking like something the cat dragged in, because I had a mud mask on my face. Oh the things we do for … [Continue reading...]

My sewing skills

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  UPDATED * I need to do a post on my lack of blogging skills. I so tried to reference to my own posts down here. The links don't work, can't figure out why. Lucky-you, my archive section is still very short, so just scroll down and you'll find the … [Continue reading...]

On how I know nothing about soccer

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I think soccer sucks and my post from yesterday just shows how little I know of the game. Yes yesterday the championships started, but no the Dutch team didn't play, their first game will be later in the week. That mistake of mine only shows you how … [Continue reading...]