WHILE IN MONSTER

Go to the beach.

Hi, long time no see! Yes, i had been taking some time off blogging. Now I’m back! Well rested, more inspired. I also post (very nice) photos everyday on my Instagram 😉 Feel free to follow me if you’d like to!

Last weekend we celebrated the birthday of Wolf (our nephew), Masja (Bob’s sister), and Jan Jaap (Bob’s dad). We all gathered at a nice beach side restaurant in Monster (yes, it is the name of the city!).

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Father and son

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When you go to the beach but wearing swimsuit is not an option because the weather is freezing cold and of course, windy. The sky was blue though, so I’m not complaining.

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THE COAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MANGO
THE SWEATER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H&M
THE DENIM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .WEEKDAYS
THE SCARF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LUSH (VINTAGE)

 

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Tim and Duuk
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Tim and Bob working together
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Dukie XD
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Wolf, Luna, and me feat. shovels
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Duuk copying Jack
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Jan Jaap, Luna, and Sena
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What I had: fish plate with salad and fries and sweet white wine
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Glorious.

It was indeed a really nice day together with the family!

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See you next post,

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BOB

This will be a quick post, a tribute to the man who has always been hiding behind the scene.

This is Bob, my husband, the talented man behind many of my pictures.

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So one afternoon when we were just walking around in The Hague, I took over his hefty camera, and started taking pictures of him along the way. Isn’t he so beautiful? 🙂

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But the most important thing is, that he is the man with the purest and gentlest heart I’ve ever met (second after my dad, ofc).

He always makes sure that I am safe and happy.

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He’s got a very tall figure, just like mostly Dutch people, with the height of 192 cm! Making a huge contrast with me who is short… But i guess that’s what high heels for, right?

So now you know who he is.

Because behind every girls’ pretty photos on Instagram, there are always those unrecognised boyfriends/husbands/friends who patiently do the efforts 😉

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His coat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  KIOMI
His backpack . . . . . . . . . . .  FOSSIL

Until next post,

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FEBRUARY FAVORITES

I’m back with monthly favourites! A little bit delayed, but I hope you don’t mind 😀 let’s start now with:

 

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Becca x Jacclyn Hill Face Palette
You know how tons of women out there have been loving Champagne Pop highlighter, a Becca collaboration with Jaclyn Hill. Now it has come even better, in a full face palette! I got myself this gorgeous palette in Sephora in Paris last December. It is such a good value for money since you get five gorgeous shades in one palette, including the Champagne Pop highlighter! Honestly, I only wear highlighter for special occasion or photoshoots, since I am an advocate for naturally glowing skin. Hence for daily use, I find myself reaching for the shade Amaretto most of the time and I use it as an eyeshadow. It is the most flattering shade for my skin tone and eye color! But honestly, you can use all the shades here as blushers, highlighter, or eye shadows. Very very versatile. That’s why I like it so so much. The pigmentation is amazing and the formula is soft and easy to blend.

Get the palette here.

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Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Serum
In February my skin got super super dry and tight, I could always manage it by using my usual skincare routine. But I then remembered that I hadn’t always been using this Klairs serum, so I tried to incorporate this serum regularly every day and it has made such a HUGE difference to my skin! My skin loves hyaluronic acid, it is an amazing component that will deeply hydrate, secure moisture inside your skin, making it so plump and glowing. Thanks to its unique ability to hold in moisture (1000 ml of water per gram of hyaluronic acid). I can’t recommend this serum enough. I love my glowing skin. It is also suitable for all skin types, taking into account that it works even on my sensitive skin.

You can get this serum from Wishtrend. Use code 0813925911 when creating a wishtrend.com account and receive $5 to spend on anything at WISHTREND!
*Click the link to create your account: https://secure.wishtrend.com/?s=0813925911

 


Swarovski Energic Pierced Earrings
I received this beautiful pair of earrings from my husband on Valentine’s day 🙂 Therefore they mean a lot for me, and I’ve been loving wearing them. They are gold plated, warm toned, and the crystals reflect the light beautifully.

 

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I’ve been obsessed with rose products lately, including this absolutely delicious Rose tea from Yogi Tea. Tasted so good, luxurious, and calming at the same time!
If you live in Holland you can always find Yogi tea at any supermarkets. But you can also get the tea here.

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Lush shower gel
I love my Lush shower gel/cream collection. But this one is my absolute favourite (and my husband’s too!). We almost run through it, that shows how much we’ve been loving it. It is hard to describe its smell…it’s a rich combination of floral, exotic fruit, and sandalwood! My way to express it is, it smells “warm and sensual”. It almost feels like I am being hugged. Okay, sorry if it doesn’t make any sense but try it yourself, you’ll know what I mean.
Get the shower gel here.

And lastly….

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For the month of February I’ve been loving this Japanese dorama “Rakuen” (means: Paradise). As you know, my favourite genre is thriller, mystery, suspense, and crime. This dorama includes them all. It only consists of 6 episodes, so it’s short and will never get you bored. The start will be a little bit confusing and all over the place, but trust me, they will all be connected and you will be so curious about what will be happening next.

Here is the synopsis of Rakuen:

An incident is talked about all over Japan. The case involves the Doisaki couple that killed their 15-year-old daughter and hid her body under their house for 16 years. One day, housewife Toshiko Hagiya visits Shigeko Maehata (Yukie Nakama) who works for a small editing company. Toshiko tells Shigeko that her 12-year-old son Hitoshi might have a special ability to see other people’s memories. She pulls out a picture drawn by Hitoshi. The picture has a girl with a grey colored face lying in a house that has a bat shaped weather vane on its roof. The picture seems to depict the incident involving the Doizaki couple. Shigeko decides to do some research, but Hitoshi dies in a car accident. Meanwhile, the attorney for the Doisaki couple tells their second daughter Seiko that the couple has cut off all ties with her. Around that time, a female high student is confined.

Okay, is it enough to get you curious? 😀 watch it yourself, and after you finish watching it, the title “Paradise” will eventually make sense.

That’s it for February favourites! Thank you for reading my blog and hope it is useful and informative 😀 See you again soon,

xxHegia