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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! After fumbling for half an hour, I finally managed to take a picture of my two cats, Snoebels and Teigetje, in front of the Christmas tree. Of course, they’re not looking at the camera, but at the cookie I was dangling to the left, but […]

Weekend Trip to Bilzen: Day #2

Yesterday, I posted about how we spent last weekend at Bilzen, and discussed in detail the first day of our three-day trip. Today I’m going to post about our second day at Bilzen, when we actually visited Sint-Truiden, and the fun things you can do there. Trudopas The second day of our weekend, we headed to Sint-Truiden, a small city […]

Weekend Trip to Bilzen: Day #1

Last week, my boyfriend and I went on a small weekend trip to Bilzen. For anyone who’s not from Belgium, you’ve probably never heard about Bilzen before. It’s a quaint, small village located near the border of Belgium and the Netherlands. The reason why I wanted to post about this trip is because I feel like I don’t post enough […]

Harry Potter Expo

Last week, I went to the Harry Potter expo with two friends. This exposition featured costumes and gadgets from the movies, creatures they had made for in the movies, wands, the flying car from the second movie, and even a replica of Hagrid’s cabin. While it was a wonderful experience, definitely for Harry Potter fans, it was slightly dissapointing. Tickets […]

A Reading Reflection

I cross-posted this on December 30, 2016 on I Heart Yearly Reads, the blog where I keep track of the books I’ve read and reviewed over the years. Today I wanted to reflect on my reading habits ever since I started my blog, I Heart Reading, and how (and if) they changed since I started reviewing. I started my blog […]

The nightmare called driver’s license

I decided to get a bit more personal today and write about the nightmare that has been tormenting me for the past seven years. A driver’s license. I know it sounds crazy, but bear with me, please. Back in the wonderful year of 2008, when I turned eighteen, my Mom started pestering me about getting my driver’s license (you need […]