I Went on a Cruise! My last U.S. vacation part 1

Some people sleep in on new year’s day, some drive to Florida. We are the latter group, because we went on a quick four night cruise to Cozumel and back! This was my first cruise ever. We booked this cruise as part of our Florida vacation. First we’d hop on the boat, and then we’d spend a couple more days in Florida. That’s why I’m dividing this vacation post in two. As I’m typing this I’m still enjoying the warm weather on Anna Maria island! Day 1 Our ship, The Brilliance of the Seas, would depart from Tampa, Florida at…

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A Life Update: What the New Year Will Bring Me

Well, I accidentally disappeared for a bit. I thought I hadn’t posted for just a couple of days, but it turns out it’s been a whole week! #whoops. Anyway, life is going at whirlwind speeds right now, so I thought I’d give y’all a little update about the now and future! Some good news! Life update number one is a positive one. I’m ~almost~ on track for my Goodreads goal! I wanted to read 50 books again this year, and last year I didn’t really come close. But now I might make it! In other words, even though I briefly…

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My Favorite Christmas Songs

It’s that time of the year again… Everywhere you go you’ll likely hear Christmas songs. I know the radio here has been playing them since mid November! This post is then all about my favorite Christmas songs! First of all, I should tell you all that I like the classic Christmas songs best. They make me feel all cozy and festive. With that said, there are also some Christmas songs that are played on the radio so often that I can’t stand them anymore at the end of the season… Driving Home for Christmas – Chris ReaThis one always makes…

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Recipe: how to make Dutch “boterkoek”

It’s been an incredibly long time since I posted a recipe here, so I thought, why not do one now? This time I’ll teach you how to make “boterkoek.” Don’t worry, it’s so easy you won’t even have to come back here for the instructions! So obviously while I was making boterkoek a couple of days ago I forgot to actually takes pictures, so all images you see here are going to be straight from Google. Sorry:( What you’ll need… 250 gram / 2 cups of all purpose flour (I think this will also work with gluten free flour!) 200…

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My Christmas Decor

Hello reader friends! Since I made a post about my fall decor during Blogtober, I decided I just have to do a Christmas decor post as well! I know the centerpiece of most Christmas decor is the Christmas tree, but this year I will probably not have a tree. I simply have no clue where I would put it. Normally I have one of those small ones, but every corner of my room is already full of furniture or other stuff! Instead I decided to buy a tiny tree, which you can see down here! Keeping my wee little tree…

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