Outfit of the week: Red blouse

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I like wearing red. It’s vibrant, cheerful and it’s the colour of LOVE 🙂 And don’t you just love this fab red blouse?!

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Spain: Madrid – A walk in the city centre (part I)

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When we were in Madrid we walked for hours and hours and the coming weeks I will treat you on a couple of walks we did in the city centre, starting with the one on our first full day.

This walk covers some highlights like: the Metropolis building, Gran Via, Plaza Mayor and Mercado San Miguel. Let me take you on a tour…

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The Book Club: The only girl in the world: a memoir – Maude Julien

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Today I will treat you all to a post about our latest book club gathering which was last Sunday! We read ‘The only girl in the world: a memoir’ by Maude Julien, a true story… let me tell you more about it!

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Beauty: Beauty tips that cost you (next to) nothing (part I)

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Money keeps the world going round… especially in the beauty industry! But the beauty tips I will give you today, will cost you (next to) nothing!

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Outfit of the week: Striped shirtdress

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I usually have to stay clear from shirtdresses: they’re too short, the fabric is too flimsy, the colour is too bland,… yip, shirtdresses are usually a no-go for me! Until I saw this one at H&M in Madrid lately…

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Spain: Madrid – Real Madrid match & tour

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For my citytrip to Madrid, I was accompanied by my youngest daughter Elizabeth and a friend of hers. Now Elizabeth loves football and she’s got a couple of teams she supports including Real Madrid.

As a matter of fact a tour at the of the Santiago Bernabéu stadium was actually the main reason for our citytrip. And we did more… we attended a match as well 🙂

So today’s travelpost is all about football… and stadiums… and goals… sorry for all of you who aren’t exactly football fans… but this too is Madrid!

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Food: Tapas for a birthday party

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Some time ago my husband celebrated his 50th birthday. We had some family over to be part of the celebrations. But what to serve our guests?

Well as my husband really likes to spend time in the kitchen, he wanted to be in charge of the catering himself. We decided on a couple of tapas and today I will tell you the recipes of the tapas we made.

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