A Healthy Brunch with Marlene Apples

A Healthy Brunch with Marlene Apples

No two things go together like bloggers and brunch. When Marlene Apples invited me to their brunch table at a very special location in Groenendaal-Hoeilaart I didn’t have to think twice. On the agenda: a yoga session with Eva Daeleman, a relaxing nature walk and a healthy brunch! I’m not exactly Sport-Spice and had never done yoga before so I was really curious to find out what it would be like. To be fair, I know so little about yoga that the stereotypical image of tree-hugging women leisurely doing the Downward-Facing Dog in a city …
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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 the transfer went pretty smooth. There was a minor hick-up when the official Blogger …
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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 and you know it’s a problem. A serious one in my …
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24

24

It’s my 24th birthday today! On my 23rd birthday I was looking forward to graduation, my first job and moving in with my boyfriend. Well, graduation took a little longer than expected and I haven’t found a full-time job, but we did find a beautiful, open and light apartment that is finally starting to feel like a home. We recently bought the last bits and pieces for the living area and once I get K to clean up his messes I’ll share new photos on the blog. Pinky promise! For the first time in …
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Skechers Wijnegem Store Opening

Skechers Wijnegem Store Opening

Skechers recently opened its first mono-brand store in Wijnegem (Belgium) and I was there to check things out! My dear old friend L was in need of some retail therapy and what better way to fight the wardrobe blues than to go shoe shopping! Not that I needed any more shoes, but *spoiler alert* I found the Skechers pair of my dreams. 12 years ago… When I was in High School Skechers had its first moment right after the Von Dutch / Scapa / Converse high-tops period. Does anyone actually remember the tattoo-style Von Dutch caps or navy blue Scapa…
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Smartphone photography: Black Eye Wide Angle Lens review

Smartphone photography: Black Eye Wide Angle Lens review

Exciting news! Exciting news! One week from today I am travelling to Barcelona! Well, if the announced airport strike doesn’t throw a spanner in the works. I haven’t done much planning yet, but I do know what will be the first thing that I pack: my Black eye wide angle lens. And here are the reasons. On a rather rainy day I decided to get ahead and work on some blog content that I had planned. Our apartment has beautiful light, even in the worst weather conditions, and I made product shots for a few posts …
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