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Summer vacation: ON!

So it finally arrived for us: vacation time is ON! We’ve been talking to you about it, giving you tips about where and how to go, what to do. Talking to you constantly about Summer’s “what’s on”. Now it’s our turn.! Our blog is going for a ride… and rejoyce. Please take this precious time to […]

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DIY “kokedama” string garden

Get your hands into soil and play around with some fun plant experiments! kokedama — Japanese moss balls — look great hanging in homes, and maybe you just never realized how easy they are to create. Netherlands-based designer and all-around super-creative Aura Scaringi made this simple tutorial for crafting your own hanging kokedama garden using a combination of peat soil […]

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What’s in season?

Apart from sand, sea and salt, there are surely some fruits and vegetables in season this month of August that is starting off today! Grocery shopping is already a pretty time consuming task, but not knowing what to buy when you get there can be overwhelming and pricey. However, purchasing seasonal foods is a healthy […]

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Recipe: Eton mess cheesecake

Few desserts say summer like Eton mess. Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce is a winning combination. On top of that… here’s a Eton mess cheesecake just for YOU (by bbc.com) Ingredients: For the cheesecake: 250g/9oz digestive biscuits, crushed; 100g/3½oz unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for greasing; 300ml/10fl oz double cream; 100g/3½oz icing sugar; 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste; 600g/1lb 5oz full-fat cream cheese; 18g/¾oz freeze-dried strawberry pieces […]

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Black seed oil benefits

We love to talk about ingredients or substances that have benefitial properties for your overall health. Black seed oil has an extended list of benefits and some limitations as well, as you will see. Here you’ll find a small part of an amazing extensive article written by diamondherbs.co which can be read in full here! Black […]

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Houses we Love!

We love architecture and there are quite a lot of project that deserve mentioning. This is another one. (By Dezeen) Cloaked House by Ernesto Pereira is designed to disappear into its arboreal setting. Glazed walls sandwiched between concrete slabs ensure this house in the Portuguese city of Marco de Canaveses blends in with the surrounding trees and provides extensive views […]

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Minimalist houses

Built in 1929, this 5,800 square foot house comes with an additional couple thousand square feet of indoor-outdoor living space, 113 feet of bay frontage, a long infinity pool, a courtyard, five bedrooms, five ensuite baths, and an additional two half baths. It’s set on an amazing spot, surrounded by water and nature sounds. Its […]

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More on: Breath

More techniques on how to keep calm and start the new week the best way: 3. Progressive relaxation How it’s done: To nix tension from head to toe, close the eyes and focus on tensing and relaxing each muscle group for two to three seconds each.  Start with the feet and toes, then move up to the knees, thighs, […]