As much as I love a good (little) black dress or LBD, in summer it’s all about little white dresses. I have a love/hate relationship with them. I love the way my hair looks against white, but I hate how it accentuates the blue and purple tones in my fair skin. My brother always makes fun of me when I’m wearing a white dress and even my mom makes one or two jokes about ghosts when she sees me coming. This white lace number was…

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Teva Original Universal sandals

Teva Original Universal sandals

Longtime readers of The Ginger Diaries will know that I have a thing for Teva. As well-known as they are for their comfort, as infamous they are for their looks. For many Teva Original Universal sandals are a horrid childhood fashion disaster they were forced to live through by their parents. And they still seem to blame them. When Teva launched their Original Summer campaign in honor of the Original sandal last year I was utterly excited to be a part of the Belgian league&…
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How Pokémon Go is saving my blog

How Pokémon Go is saving my blog

Since the launch of Pokémon Go it has been easier than ever to convince my boyfriend to visit different locations and do shoots for the blog. They should have released the app five years ago! These photos were taken near the canal that runs through our town and that apparently houses water Pokémons and Weedles. The water tower a bit further down the road has turned into a Gym and someone placed a “Lure” on the local church so now K’s out …
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My Furla Julia Mini-bag

My Furla Julia Mini-bag

I am the kind of girl that lusts after pretty things for a long time before I decided to make a purchase. Prove: I had been looking at Kate Spade and Michael Kors handbags for several years before I chose to treat myself to the Little Minka and Sutton models. Do not let the name “Little Minka” fool you. That Kate Spade is humongous! Because I was studying at uni at the time, I wanted my handbags to be big enough to fit my entire&…
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The Ginger Diaries 2.0

The Ginger Diaries 2.0

After 7 years of blogging it was about time I gave The Ginger Diaries the web space it deserves. Ever since I was little – we’re talking elementary school age – I wanted to have my own independent website. Today I present you The Ginger Diaries 2.0. Guys, I am the happiest redhead in all of the blogosphere. Satuday was the big day! After about thirteen years of dreaming, I hauled my custom domain and all 564 posts over to a self-hosted WordPress. All in all…
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A love for pink & grey

A love for pink & grey

If you thought my new job had gotten the best of me, well, you’re pretty right. I’m not in for much activity after coming home and am usually fast asleep by 8:30pm. It’s not hard to choose between active thinking/writing or mindlessly watching OITNB in such a state. Blogging has been a bit of a task lately, but I have kept working hard behind the scenes. Exciting, but mostly long overdue changes are coming up and I can’t wait to …
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Let Loose

Let Loose

Since starting my new job I’ve donated two garbage bags full of clothes and got rid of four pairs of worn out shoes. It’s fair to say that I was holding on to pieces of clothing that didn’t really fit me right anymore or that I had gotten tired of just for the sake of having something to wear. With no income for almost a year, my shopping sprees were limited and I only really bought things I really needed like new …
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Skechers Performance Go Step sneakers

Skechers Performance Go Step sneakers

In my post about the Skechers store opening in Wijnegem I gave away that I didn’t leave the shop empty handed. It took me a while, but I finally found a moment to shoot my favorite outfit with my new Skechers Go Step sneakers! My sneakers are a lovely beige-white print on a lightweight mesh fabric, making them perfect for the warmer times ahead. I can wear them under dresses and skirts and add a cool-factor to my looks, without having sweaty feet haha. …
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A New Chapter

A New Chapter

This blog and its readers have been with me through many life changes. No less than 6 anniversaries with my boyfriend have been celebrated on The Ginger Diaries and our seventh is in just a few days. I’ve written about when we moved into our first apartment last July and recently shared an update on how things looked after nine months. My academic career has been well documented with posts about graduating high school, my first day in college, starting and ending my internships, graduating&…
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Simple homemade iced latte recipe

Simple homemade iced latte recipe

Iced coffees were my main source of cash outflow during my summer semesters at uni. No, I don’t even think that’s a serious exaggeration (wow, I spelled that word right from the first try!), just ask my friends! Now that I have graduated and moved back to the country side, the closest decent iced latte I can find is a half hour drive away. Add to that the fact that a parking ticket in the city is more expensive than the coffee itself …
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A Day In Domburg

A Day In Domburg

When my parents bought a caravan in The Netherlands two years ago I started a small blog series about the Zeeland region. After Middelburg, Yerseke and Veere it was time to explore Domburg this weekend. The weather had been really nice up until the day my mom, youngest sister and I left for our short getaway. No clouds or wind could stop us – something about pancakes for lunch – and we went for a walk around town and on the beach anyway. I left…
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