Late summer wine tip: Organic Cochon Volant Rosé

Late summer days beckon for a fresh and fruity rosé. Yesterday was one of those sunny Sundays when I sat outside until late, enjoying a cheese platter and a newly discovered rosé; Organic Cochon Volant. The delicate, clear, pale pink wine, originates from right beneath the Chateau de Carraguilhes in the famous Languedoc Roussillon region […]

Amsterdam hot spot: SLA

I finally made it to SLA! This new Amsterdam hot spot, (which isn’t that new any more because it opened in July) was on my list but somehow I never got to it. The salad bar is situated a few blocks away from the famous Albert Cuyp market and a perfect spot for lunch or […]

Paris cheat sheet: Terre d’Oc

Be warned ladies, if you enter this shop, you might have to break the bank afterwards. Terre d’Oc is one of the most addictive shops in Paris to me. Why? Because they sell organic beauty products and teas in the most fabulous packaging. So you’re not only won over by the prettiness, but also by […]

Going organic with tea

My lifestyle shift continues. I’m now also trying all kinds of organic tea. And what makes it even more enjoyable besides knowing that you are living healthier, are the various designs of the packaging. The boxes and tins are all so cheerful and colorful that sometimes I choose the tea rather for their aesthetics than […]

Going organic with deodorant

I’m gradually switching to organic beauty products only. My latest switch of brands is my deodorant. We all know that the mainstream deodorants are increasing the risk of getting breast cancer. So I found a good organic replacement called lavera. I have the organic milk and honey spray but there are also roll ons and […]

Weekendtip: Visit the Pure market in Amsterdam

Every second Sunday of the month the Pure market flocks to the Amstelpark in Amsterdam. It is a well spent afternoon to go and have a look and rummage the many food stands and food trucks that line up along the park’s paths. The pure market is a traveling Sunday market with a number of […]

Going organic with Apivita facial creams

I have decided to drastically change my lifestyle and be more conscious about what I eat and use on my skin. One example I already shared with you is the Pick Your Own farm where I get my fruit and vegetables. I like to know where my food comes from. I started visiting more organic […]