Author Archives: Roos van Bruggen

Gingerbread house garland

This year, I wanted to make my Christmas decorations a bit more personal. I still

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Make a small Christmas tree

There’s nothing better than a Christmas tree if you ask me. But it doesn’t have

Christmas bakes

Christmas tree cookies – 200 g butter – 125 g white caster sugar – 2 eggs

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Mushroom cookies

Autumn cookies Don’t these autumnal mushroom cookies look incredibly cosy? I love everything about autumn,

Lavender soaps

One thing I love doing is making my own soaps. I use them myself, but

Painting plates

Would you like to brighten up your dining table without buying yet more new things?


If you want to clear your mind, embroidery is the perfect mindfulness activity. Why not

Herbal honey and tea

Up until around a hundred years ago, minor health problems were often treated using herbs.

Summery mocktails

These deliciously fresh summer mocktails remind me of a warm summer evening where you can

Mothers tips for using rose water

My mother says that rosewater is the magic ingredient in her skincare routine. I only

Tomatoes from your own kitchen

Your own kitchen is a great place to grow tomatoes. They’re not just good for

Pineapple breakfast

Pineapple is one of my favourite fruits. It makes a delicious snack but it’s great

Decoupage on a vase

Isn’t this vase beautiful. Anne and I covered it together with paper from a napkin.

Colour in your garden all year round

Having your garden in full bloom all year round is not only a feast for

Rhubarb tart

Ingredients: For the dough: 200 g spelt flour 1 sachet of baking powder 200 g