Walnut-banana cakes & mango-cinnamon cookies


Hi there! Tell me, what is more perfect than baking on a sunday? In my opinion, only holidays are better (although I guess that applies for every day of the week). But on a drizzly Sunday I am happy to settle for cookies and cakes. When I made this recipe, it was just that kind of sunday.

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DIY Alternative Christmas tree


After Sinterklaas has brought treats to all the good children in the lowlands, for most Belgian families it is now time to put up the Christmas tree. (If you are not familiar with the Sinterklaas tradition, this page here will explain it to you). This year, I did things a bit differently. Below is a step-by-step tutorial for a space- and budget-friendly Christmas tree without damaging your walls permanently.  Continue reading

DIY tote bag: Danish krone


For my first post on this blog, I thought I’d do something about a Scandinavian country that will always feel a bit like home to me. It is already three years ago that I lived in Denmark for four months during my exchange at university; an experience that can only be described using superlatives. Last year over the summer, our group of ten international friends was invited to Leipzig in Germany, for our second reunion. I made this gift for Jerry /  Jebbediah / doctor von Umlaut or, in short, our host.

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