It's Raining Cats...

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


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!

Sassy...

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

Hmm...

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.

Nifty...

Timeless, simple and stylish...

I love this girl...

The fear of being judged by others.

Feeling green.

Interesting...

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)

This Week's Gems


Looking for a great go-to winter dress? This beauty is comfy, sassy and it also has pockets!...

The loveliest everyday earrings...

This foxy 2017 planner is a must have!...

Speaking of gift-shopping, this personalized necklace would make someone you love feel very special this Holiday Season...

The 'it' tea lover's lip balm...

The most beautiful print to cure winter blues...

This stuff is magical!...

How amazing is this stacking ring set?...

Ceramic bowl goodness...

It  doesn't get any better than this understated and sassy bracelet...

The coolest little tote bag...

Wow, this emerald ring is something special!...

Because you can never have too many beautiful scarves...

I can't get enough of pretty terrariums lately...

 :)...

Dreaming of this knitted lambswool blanket...

Dearies, what caught your eye this week? Any great finds or buys?

P.S: Fancy more gems?
P.P.S: Don't miss our $75 Love, Edor jewelry gift card GIVEAWAY!

Nifty Little Festive Style Tweak

Thursday, December 1, 2016







Speaking of winter style, have you heard? Our grandma's favourite accessory is the go-to tweak this season. Supposedly, a vintage or a modern brooch pinned onto your coat, a sweater, a comfy blouse or even a scarf will transform your whole outfit, making you look sassier and classier than ever before. Personally, I love the idea of wearing this little number with my everyday shirts and sweaters.

What do you think: thumbs up or down?

P.S: Genius or wacky?
P.P.S: Don't miss our $75 Love, Edor jewelry gift card GIVEAWAY!

(Photos by/via Dresses on a Clothes LineFelixRefinery29Emilee AnneGal Meets Glam, Kate Ogata, CaliVintageThe Fancy Pants Report, Kathleen Whitaker and Anna Lawska)
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