A notebook to nerd out(side)

A notebook to nerd out(side)

Every Sunday morning from 7 to 10 you can listen to a show on Dutch radio called Vroege Vogels (translation: Early Birds). I used to work on Sunday mornings and I would listen to the show on my way to work. Nowadays I sleep in on Sunday, like a normal person, but...
From flour to flower

From flour to flower

Remember when I purged my pantry a few weeks ago? I ended up with this bag full of stuff I decided to donate: I had been too lazy to bring it to a thrift store up to now and for once I’m happy with my procrastinating habits: in that bag was a mold...
Sundays are for sewing

Sundays are for sewing

Every now and again my friend Elli invites me to a a sewing bee at her house. She taught me how to make a box bag (more than once) – box bags are wonderful project bags for your knitting! This time I wanted to make some pillow cases. I have three pillows lying...
I’ll have the tom kha gai…

I’ll have the tom kha gai…

We love Thai food. We used to live near a Thai take out place that had the BEST tom kha gai. Tom kha gai is a spicy chicken soup and to me this is is the quintessential thai dish: it’s spicy, and sweet, and salty, and sour. We tried recreating it ourselves many...
Start of a new season

Start of a new season

This is mainly a big update post! I’ve been doing some work in the garden and I wanted to share the progress – at the end of the post I’ll share what I did today. My mom came to visit last Sunday and before helping me with my sewing she also...