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Slow travel

Riurau de Maria, in slow Airbnb

When it comes to travel, I have a preference for a certain type of Airbnb, I usually call them slow Airbnb. Accommodation that is often located in the countryside with a tranquility over it. A place to find peace and recovery. A while ago we checked in at Riurau de Maria to find inspiration for our renovation project 'Villa la Romana'. A place that breathes peace and tranquility. …

Slow dyi '& projects Slow home & garden

Make bedside tables out of a stump. DIY

Some time ago we made new bedside tables from a stump. I only shared it on instagram but thought I wanted to share this on the blog as well. Similar bedside tables are available in slightly different interior design stores, but why not do it yourself instead? A few years ago we took down a large tree on our plot, most of it became firewood but then we had a huge stump left. …

Categories Slow dyi '& projects Slow home & garden

To grind and dress an old armchair

Sanding and dressing an old armchair This week's DYI and recycling project has been sanding and dressing an old armchair from the 50's. The armchair that was originally my great-grandmother, then my grandmother's and now it was mine. It needed some care and love. Above all, perhaps the armchair needed a makeover to fit in with us. Although I can think it had its retro charm with…

Slow home & garden Slow living

Spring in our greenhouse

It's Monday morning. Outside, a little light snow-mixed rain falls, but during the past weekend I spent most of it in my greenhouse. It's spring in the greenhouse. I have officially started the greenhouse season for this year. I started down a little first spring cleaning. Swept the floor of fallen leaves and soil debris. The big spring cleaning with cleaning windows etc has to wait until it gets a little warmer .. Last year at this…

Categories Slow living

The sustainable fashion branding program

In recent months, I have taken an online course in holistic sustainable fashion creation via SDA Bocconi and Get smarter online. Winter is really made to be further developed and take courses. Especially when you can go online and remotely. SDA Bocconi school of Management is located in Milan but I have studied from home and in cafes etc. Now I am just at the end of the course and I am…

Categories Slow health & skincare Slow living

Intestinal flora in balance

My gut flora is finally in balance again. This with intestinal health is such a huge and wide area, which has made this post take longer than I had planned. I have namely wanted to write this post about how I restored my intestinal health and my intestinal flora on my own for a very long time. I will try to stay a little short but promise nothing. From a belly of stone…

Slow Food Slow health & skincare

Mindful New Year's cleanse

Every year before New Year, I start my New Year's cleanse; a way to start fresh and in the best possible way. My New Year's cleanse includes the home, the mind and the body. I clean because I like the symbolism of starting the new year clean and balanced. It is also a way to land and reflect on the time that has passed and what you might want to do differently in the coming year. A way …