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NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Review

This is it guys. I might have found my holy grail foundation and concealer. NYX’s Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Full Coverage Foundation has been nothing but perfect for me since I bought it. I heard rave reviews from Youtubers and knew I had to try it for myself. I’ve been on the lookout for a cheaper and better shade to use in my makeup routine. I’m finding it so hard to justify spending so much money on makeup… Since moving to…

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Current Lush Favorites

It’s been a few months since we went to Lush but we’ve finally started to use what we bought. We go through soap pretty slowly so we’re able to stockpile a few special items here and there. Here’s what we’ve been using and why they’re my current Lush Favorites! Iceshoggles Soap This one was a winter Lush exclusive so it’s no longer available for sale… But Iceshoggles is a beautiful and fresh scent that’s hard to describe. It’s got my…

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Washi Tape Haul

Investing in Washi Tape is a cheap and easy way to make stunning Bullet Journals. I love browsing Pinterest for recommendations on layouts for weekly spreads. I need to note that I currently lead a life of little to no obligations. There are few appointments I need to keep and fewer important things to remember. So I use my Bullet Journal as a positive space. I write down one positive thing each day so that I can keep a happy…

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Glasses and Contacts

I never enjoyed wearing glasses when I was younger. They gave me headaches and I thought I looked stupid. That changed as I got older though. I remember getting into high school and unable to read the board. So I had to get glasses (I wore contacts during the day) and had the same optometrist for the next 15 years. When I moved to The Netherlands I made sure I had a year’s worth of contacts. When those ran out……

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Celebrate yourself this Valentine’s Day

Flowers and candy are good and all but let’s remember what Valentine’s Day is all about. It’s about showing love to yourself and the ones you love most. Even if you’re going life solo right now there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day too. Regardless of your relationship status, here are some ways you can treat yourself and the ones you love! Picture it now Plan out a loose idea of how you want the day to go.…

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Some old photos

Sander’s been sick and the weather here has been pretty bad. It’s been so windy that the rainstorms hit us from the side! I decided now would be a good time to look at old photos I took from my first year in The Netherlands. It was time when The Netherlands was fresh and new. The language was nothing but gibberish to me. It was also a time of freedom. It was the first time I was out on my own…

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Spring to do list

The start of this year has been a bit slow. It’s been chilly outside and I’ve been taking it easy with books and heavy blankets. I still have a lot to do though. I’ve got a lot of plans to execute over the next few months and only a steady head and motivation can help me pull through. Take part in Figuary I’ve been wanting to draw more and grow my skills. I’ve taken on the Figuary challenge where Youtube…

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Lifestyle Living in North Holland

January’s first snow

It snowed yesterday and it was magical. I was sitting on the couch enjoying a cup of tea when the flakes started to fall. The dogs immediately went to the window to watch. It’s been a year since the dogs have last seen snow.   There’s something indescribable about the first snowfall of the year. It’s a soft way to transition into something new. The first snow will melt and help provide for the spring. But that’s all common knowledge. But…

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Books on My Reading List

I’ve made it a personal goal to try and read a book a week and it’s going to need a lot of dedication. In my spare time I’ve been scouting out other books to add to my list. If you remember I took out a ton of books from my Goodreads reading list. I’ve been working my way down from the top so I better start at the beginning! Howl’s Moving Castle Series I was turned onto this series by…

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