DIY & Entertaining BlogWritingMonique
July 1, 2017

Hi Guys,
I’ve worked on this for SO LONG now and it feels fantastic to finally share it with you all!

So I wanted to take this final moment on WM to thank all of you for your comments and hopefully I’ll see/speak/hear from you again on my new blog:!


April 12, 2017

Easter Hunt

When asked for my number1 Holiday, I’ll immediately crown Christmas. – However, if I get a few seconds to reconsider, Easter is a rea-aaaálly close second. (Shared 1st place?!) When I was younger I never entered an Easter hunt, and now that I’m older I don’t wanna do just any Easter hunt… Thé celebration of Spring, deserves something special – SO, instead of searching for eggs, we head out to search for mini bunnies and confetti!

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April 5, 2017

I have 10s of magnifying glasses lying around (you know, ’cause of ‘BookCharms’) and I suddenly realized that they would be SO cute as thé sort-of modern version slash replacement of the old-fashioned pocket watch… It is shockingly easy, finding the materials online was harder than assembling it, and if you don’t like magnifying glasses hanging from your jeans (WHAT?!), you can use literally any other charms. 

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March 27, 2017

Books + Puzzles? YES PLEASE. – 4 years ago I switched from reading Dutch translations to reading English books, and ever since that moment I have been devouring a lot of middle-grade novels. (I even read ‘Book Scavenger’ twice in the last 3 months.) So, when I was searching for the first WM bookclub entry, ‘Book Scavenger’ was thé absolute favorite… – Although, I might’ve spoiled how I feel about this book with the little bit of information above.

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March 16, 2017

Can we please all vow to say ‘NO’ to plain gift wrapping this year? I know. I know. It would take far less time if you’d just let the shop assistants wrap your presents, but there is something special about creating it yourself. – and gorgeously wrapped presents are such an practical, (cute) idea to spread some beauty… In collaboration with Kerstpakketten Plaza‘, I’ve written the steps to create thé perfect details, with unique bits and bobs. 

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January 17, 2017

I am hoping that this ‘post on finding the perfect cookbook will save you some stress and  money. I’ve always struggled with impulse decisions and so when I started searching for my very first cookbook I almost bought one that wasn’t exactly my-cup-of-tea, just because I was lazy and in a hurry to fill the corner in my kitchen. Lesson learned (!), and I can honestly say that every second of researching was worth it, because  I recently found the PER-FECT cookbook for me! 

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