My TBR for the Gilmore Girls Readathon

Gilmore Girls is, without a doubt, one of my all-time favourite TV shows. It’s funny, smart and moving – and also so incredibly comforting. I love watching an episode after I’ve had a rough day, or just when I need a bit of a pick-me-up. So, when I found out about the Gilmore Girls Readathon, […]

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: a Story for the Ages

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever – and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young […]

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The Cosy Autumn Book Tag

It’s been a while since I filmed a video but I felt the urge again, so I found a fun book tag to ease myself back into things. As I’ve said in previous posts, I’m absolutely adoring autumn this year – the changing leaves are especially bringing me a lot of joy! I’ve definitely been […]

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Recipe: Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

Autumn is here in full force in the Netherlands! This is my absolute favourite time of the year: that small window of the year when the leaves turn yellow and red and everything looks like something out of a storybook. I love it so much and it’s definitely something that’s bringing me a lot of […]

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Reading The Lord of the Rings for the First Time

For the longest time, ‘reading The Lord of the Rings‘ was one of those things on my bucket list that I definitely intended to do at some point – but definitely not in the near future. It was intimidating and seemed like it would take up a lot of time (true), so I just put it […]

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Recipe: Lemon Curd Layer Cake

Last week, when I posted my lemon curd recipe, I already mentioned I’d be posting the recipe for a lemon curd cake soon – and here it is! I made this cake for my birthday a week and a half ago and I can honestly say that it’s one of the best cakes I’ve ever […]

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Mini Reviews: September 2020 (Becca’s Bookoplathon)

I don’t want to start this post with a huge clichΓ©, but doesn’t time go fast?! We’re already halfway through October and I still have to write up my September mini reviews. In September itself I only posted two things on the blog, including the mini reviews for August. I feel like time goes too […]

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Recipe: Lemon Curd

I’ve been all about autumn for these past few weeks, but this week my bakes have had a distinctly summery feel to them. I made lemon curd for the first (and second) time in my life! Lemon curd is one of my favourite fillings or spreads for pretty much everything – scones, macarons, cakes, croissants. […]

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Mini Reviews: August 2020

August was a bit of a weird reading month for me. Even though I did end up reading five books, I was in a mild reading slump for most of the month. I’m still not entirely sure what caused it, but I think not having a set TBR might have had something to do with […]

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Reading Vlog: Finishing The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

As part of Becca’s Bookoplathon, a 24-hour readathon took place yesterday and I decided to join and vlog for the day! I did lots of reading (of course) and managed to finish The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid – I give you my full (spoiler-free) thoughts in this vlog. I also go for […]

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