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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 product lasts for a long time. We mostly buy soaps and once once in a great while a bath product. I’ve used this shampoo for…

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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 tourist attraction but if you venture slightly out of where foreigners gather together to eat friet met mayonaise (thick french fries topped with mayo) it’s apparent…

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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 find stores that are Netherlands based so that I can purchase the little things that I take pleasure in. Even though I’m trying to practice…

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Shopping Tourism

Animecon at The Hague

Allow me to weave a small and uninteresting tale. My interest in Japanese animation started way back when I was a small girl. My father had brought home a copy of My Neighbor Totoro, and ever since then I have been hooked. When I was in high school, I attended a few conventions. Not many, compared to my friends, since even back then video games were more important to me, but I had logged a few years in the attendance books.…

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