Holiday Hair: Twisted Knot.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Do  you have any fun Christmas shindigz to attend? If you do, here is a great hairdo to try out. I've sported this twisted knot last night during Balazs' work festive party and I felt super comfortable wearing it with a black dress, cozy tights, ankle boots and minimal jewelry. It's a festive winner, I'm telling you...

Here is the how-to if you fancy jazzing up your hair this season. Psst: it works on shorter shoulder-length hair as well. Cheers!

P.S: Also, this ponytail is pretty special as well.
P.P.S: And more all things hair this way...

(Photos by Gal Meets Glam)

Christmas Gift Guide #5: Cat Lady.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Speaking of kitty goodness, here are thirteen adorable, sweet, quirky and plain awesome gift ideas for all those endearing, warm and loving cat ladies in your life. From your childhood friend who has three cats named after her favourite telly series, to your mom who is cat-crazy:)

Any favourites?

1. 'Hell is other people before coffee' mug - 2. Cat enamel pin - 3. Cat pointy shoes - 4. Grumpy cat cushion - 5. Moonlight catalyst - 6. Cat glasses tray - 7. Cat headphones - 8. Christmas cat iPhone case - 9. Olive Bella personalized cat necklace - 10. Setsuko cat incense burner - 11. Scotch kitty dispenser - 12. Because cats tote bag - 13. Cat lady key-chain.

P.S: Fancy more? Here is one from last year and from two years ago.
P.P.S: Plus, all the gift guides so far this year.

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It's Raining Cats...

Felicity Berkleef is a 21-year-old self-taught photographer from Holland who loves snapping photos of her two rain-loving cats. Yup, anytime it pours outside, Nero and Tommie sit as close as possible to the window to enjoy the serene view of the stormy weather. Somehow those two rascals can’t get enough of it and I can’t get enough of those sweet photos. What a pair!

P.S: Remember this series?
P.P.S: Plus, girls and their cats.

(Photos by Felicity Berkleef via My Modern Met)

Festive Home: Dried Orange and Cinnamon Garland.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Speaking of festive cheer, I just got home with a bag filled with oranges and cinnamon sticks because this afternoon I'm planning to get cracking on Erin's dried orange and cinnamon garlands for our Christmas tree and the living-room doorway. Supposedly it not only looks beautiful, but it also smells like Christmas morning. Win-win!

Fancy making one too? Here is the step-by-step how-to.

P.S: Speaking of oranges...
P.P.S: Plus, this:)

(Photos by Earnest Home Co.)

Festive Hostess Gift: Milk Bath

This Holiday season I've been trying to keep things cheery and personal. For example, I promised myself that this year instead of just picking up a bottle of wine on the way to a festive party, I'll make an effort to create something more thoughtful and personal to show the hostess that I care.

So, a few weeks ago I took Julie's advice and made a huge batch of her mint milk bath mix that I neatly packaged into weck jars and finished it off with a sweet little label. To my surprise, those little jars were a huge success with my friends, who happily tried it out and emailed me how much they loved the gesture.

So if you fancy making someone feel special and appreciated this Holiday Season, make them this little treat. It only takes a few minutes and a handful of simple and inexpensive ingredients and it will mean much more than an impersonal bottle of wine. I promise!

P.S: The perfect winter/Christmas potpourri.

(Photos by Julie Blanner)

Giveaway Winner

Drum rolls, please! The winner of the $75 Love, Edor gift card GIVEAWAY is Mary-Collier. Congrats!

P.S: Thank you all for playing.

Weekend Jollies.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Cheers to the weekend! What are your plans for the next two days? If you're on a Christmas-gift-shopping mission, you might want to check out our gift guides so far this year for inspiration. There are a few more to come in the next two weeks. Tonight, Balazs and I are going for a movie and drinks with friends, but tomorrow will be all about Christmas to-do lists. We need to get cracking on flat decoration. Wishing everyone a jolly good weekend! I'll see you back here on Monday morning, but before you go, don't miss out on a few awesome links below. Enjoy!

Small changes, small victories...

You have till Monday morning to enter this amazing Edor jewelry GIVEAWAY! Don't miss out:)

On my must-visit list. What a gem of a place!


This is what happens when you get rid of 75% of your stuff.


I'm totally on board with the idea of a cookbook club. You?

Note to self...

A 3-second brain exercise for finding joy.

Everything you need to know about ashwagandha.


Timeless, simple and stylish...

I love this girl...

The fear of being judged by others.

Feeling green.


Why plants improve mornings...

And fancy a blast from the past?
- Five years ago today.
- Four years ago tomorrow.
- Three years ago today.
- Two years ago today.
- One year ago today.

P.S: How about a bit of chit-chat? Join me on InstagramFacebook and even Pinterest.

(Photo via Megan)
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