Mother of three teenagers, one boy and two girls, a dog (goldendoodle) and four chicken.
Love books, poetry, (Scandinavian) art, cooking, traveling, nature, blossom, quotes, illustrations, washitape. I like walking with my dog in the woods or on the beach and I practice running and yoga.
I started a Little Free Library in 2015 because I wanted to share my favorite books with my neighbors and other people. It is located in my front yard. I
One of my favorite hobbies is traveling and I like to do it with my family but also with my friends. Once a year I go to Eastern Europe with the Goulash club, we are three old school friends from Budapest and we are still in love with Eastern Europe and Russia. Traveling there is a real adventure.
I am also a paper lover and I have a crush on Alice in wonderland and The cat in the had. I do like to personalize the swaps, cards and things I send.
I collect postcards with cats. These are for my mother in law, she lives in a nursing home, every wednesday I send her a postcard with a cat as she loves cats (and other animals).
I love reading and always try to visit old libraries abroad. I will try to mention some great books .....
The immortalists, Chloe Benjamin.
Tijl, Daniel Kehlman.
Zuleikha opens her eyes, Guzel Jachina.
The old filth trilogy, Jane Gardam.
The eight mountains, Paolo Cognetti.
The fault in our stars, John Green.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer.
Atonement, Ian Mc Ewan.
Other kind of books I also enjoy reading: Busy, Tony Crabbe.
Stop giving a F$*^, Mark Manson.
My favorite magazine is Flow.
Sherlock! Suits. Friends. Shields.
Movies (very different genres)
Queen, Star Wars (original trilogy are my favorites), Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Fantastic Beast, Where the wild things are.
The Fault in our stars, Cry Freedom, Intouchables, Trainspotting, The social network.
Making envelopes with pretty papers, stickers and paper stuff. (I make collages of it)
Handwriting letters and quotes on notecards, postcards, thank you cards, labels and so on.
Stickers, washitape, maskingtape.
Cooking and baking. We like to cook together with our family in the weekends, the self made pizza evenings are the best. My favorite cookbook is Home made from Yvette van Boven. Great book, lovely design!
Baking cakes, pies, muffins and cupcakes is another hobby. I can t live without my Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook and How to be a domestic Goddes from Nigella Lawson.
I practice Yoga and I did a course Mindfulness. It was really great to do this course but I have to admit it is a challenge to be fully present in life and work, every moment of the day. But al least we try ....
"Happiness is a cup of coffee And a really good book."
"Enjoy the little things"
"Creativity requires the courage to let go of Uncertainty"
"Keep calm and ............."
I love tea and coffee but I drink more tea during the day and I drink always tea in the evening.
Coffee My favorite coffee moment is a big cappuccino in the morning. A great start of the day. When we are on vacation we always take our little Italian coffee machine with us, the moka pot. I am fund of this iconic design, our moka pot is orange and big enough for two espressos.
Tea I like high teas with the scones and jams. I really enjoy all the teas from Yogi Tea, Kusmi Tea and Clipper, it makes me smile to read the quotes on the tea labels from Yogi Tea, the names (and tastes) of the Kusmi Teas and to see the cheerful designs from the Clipper bags.
I prefer herbal tea and if possible organic or biological tea. I don t have one special flavor but I do like Ginger (spicy) tea, Lemon tea and Lavender tea. My favorite blacktea is Lapsang Souchong.
I am very allergic to cinnamon so please check this before you will send any tea.
-Blue and green.
-Pretty paper in all forms (not too small), notecards, all kind of stationary, letter sets, writing paper and hand made envelopes.
-Washi tape, masking tape.
-Alice in Wonderland, Dr Seuss.
-Scandinavian arts, prints and design.
-Banksy, Frida Kahlo, John Tenniel, Floor Rieder, Rebecca Green, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton.
-Teacups, Coffeepots, Macaroons (Macarons), High Tea with Scones.
-Woodpeckers, Squirrels, Foxes, Owls, Birds, Flamingos.
-Plants, Cactus, Blossom, Nature.
-Matryoshka dolls, Ancient libraries, Eastern Europe/Soviet (vintage) art.
-Favorite cities: Nashville, Londen, Paris, Moscow, Cape Town, New York, Bangkok, Graceland.
Sorry to say but I am not a big fan of baby animals and.....
I don't really like kids stickers, I prefer not to receive reward stickers, Disney stickers, Hello Kitty, slang stickers and please don t send me any candy.
If you didn't receive my mail, please contact me before rating. I am reliable and I always send out what I should. Mail could have gone lost, damaged, vanished or what ever and I'm sure we can solve things as friends.
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