RECIPE: Marzipan bonbons

I was making bonbons for Christmas this year, and I still had some left over marzipan from “Sinterklaas”, which is why I wanted to make some marzipan filled chocolates as well. This is a very easy recipe to make. If you do not have a silicone mold to make fun shapes, I will give you…

RECIPE: peanut chocolate chunks or bonbons

When my grandmother was still alive, she would give me a bag of peanut-and-chocolate chunks every “Sinterklaas”, which is basically an extra Christmas we celebrate in the Netherlands. The combination of chocolate and peanuts will therefore always remind me of December and festivities. That is why this year I wanted to make them myself this…

NAIL ART IDEA: pink snowflake, perfect for Christmas!

I used to love painting my nails in high school, but when I started medicine at uni, I was often not allowed to wear nail polish when I had practical work. That is why the last couple of years I haven’t done that much nail art anymore. But since it is now my Christmas vacation…

DIY: hand-made snow globe Christmas cards

Christmas cards can become a bit expensive or sometimes or you just can’t find the type you are looking for. That is why I love making my own Christmas cards! To be completely honest, I haven’t made my own cards for years, but I used to when I was younger. Then I went trough a…

REVIEW: Yankee candle advent calendar

In the last couple of years, Black Friday has been making its way to the Netherlands. Previous years I haven’t shopped on Black Friday, but this year I was on a boat to the UK and I was lured into a duty-free shop. There I found the Yankee candle section, and I just had to…