Lifestyle, Living in North Holland, Tips

Why everyone should blog

This topic has been covered a thousand times by a thousand writers but there are so many who still don't have the courage to speak. I have a few friends with blogs as well, and it stems from a great passion to share experiences. What one writer has to say can end up being different… Continue reading Why everyone should blog


Pokémon GO in the North Holland

Pokémon GO first launched in 2016 and has always had mixed reviews. Created by Niantic for both Androids and IOS, the ride has not once been smooth for anyone. Countless times the company has received backlash from fans for one issue or another. The event this past weekend was no different. Sander and I have… Continue reading Pokémon GO in the North Holland


A small Lush haul

We went to Amsterdam recently and decided to pop into Lush for a few items. Now Lush is a an indulgence for us. We go maybe once a season to stock up on limited edition items which we now have a surplus of. It's not that we busy so much at once, it's that the… Continue reading A small Lush haul


6 reasons to visit The Netherlands

There are a few choice places that tourists like to visit upon arriving in Amsterdam, but I encourage you to wander out of the big city and see what it's like on the other side. See if you only ever visit the big cities, it's impossible to truly experience everything a location has to offer.… Continue reading 6 reasons to visit The Netherlands


Universe on a T-shirt

Sander and I made a trip to Amsterdam for the first time in months so we decided to spend several hours sightseeing and shopping. We took the car this time around and walked through new neighborhoods we've never seen before. Every time we venture into Amsterdam it's like a whole new experience. It's a huge… Continue reading Universe on a T-shirt

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

Managing stress by going outside

Stress is a major problem for many people, especially in today's fast paced world. We all want instant results and for those who answer to a higher voice, the pressure is really on. When I worked as a graphic designer in America, although I dealt with daily stress, I was able to let it go… Continue reading Managing stress by going outside

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland, Shopping

Ordering from Hypnotic Polish

Now I'm not turning into a beauty blog, but this is a lifestyle blog about living in The Netherlands. When I lived in California I had a polish collection to rival nail salons. Of course, that collection is no more and it's been ages since I bought a new color. Sander's been encouraging me to… Continue reading Ordering from Hypnotic Polish