Column – You Don’t Have To Be Perfect.

Hi my lovelies! I am really trying to make my 2018 resolutions come alive and by doing so I also want to share my thoughts about a few of them. One of my resolutions, or more like one of my goals is to not put so much pressure on myself.

Trying to be more calm and relaxed about daily life and not stressing out about how much household chores there still need to be done. To allow myself to relax and let it go. Now I think about it, it actually is crazy to expect myself to do so much work: I have a fulltime job, a daily blog and YT, a gorgeous husband and family to spend time with…. But where am I and where’s my wellbeing in all of this? It is time to pull on that red break thingy people!

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Column – Photoshop In Social Media.

When I scroll around on instagram, facebook and twitter, I see a lot of gorgeous (beauty)photos shared from all around the world. I really love looking at them and getting inspired to make new looks myself. The only downside to it is that I can see that the shots have been overly photoshopped and retouched. The skin doesn’t look real anymore. It has no pores, no fine lines, wrinkles or (acne)scarring and just looks plastic and airbrushed like its life depended on it.

That is why I love to share my work that is mostly unedited (apart from my link and/or name that is put in the shot). For me delivering good and honest work onto the internet is all about real shots and working with great lighting and a decent camera. Make your photography skills stand out and learn while trying out new things.

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Column – I’m A Foodie, Not A “Fitgirl”.

Sometimes people ask me how I can eat as much as I do and don’t gain weight at all. And I simply reply by saying it is in my genes to love and eat food the way I do. But still maintaining my healthy weight and shape is purely thanks to my genes.

Who wouldn’t like to eat like a king everyday with nice ingredients and awesome recipes. Okay, I admit to love food, maybe more or differently than others do. I don’t see eating as something I have to do to keep alive, but I look at e.g. dinner like something fun and most of all “gezellig”. I don’t just like food, I LOVE it.

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