Climate March The Hague

Lifestyle, Personal, Sustainability

On Friday the 27th, there was a big Climate march in The Hague, The Netherlands. Although I am not a big fan of crowds, I felt like I had to go, because it was simply the least I could do. A little bit of background info on the climate- and energy agenda in the Netherlands. […]

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Five Frugal Finds #4

Finance, Lifestyle

I’ve been on a frugal roll lately!  I made dinner for a night with friends instead of going out to eat. Served one of my favorite easy recipes: quesadillas with black beans, avocado, corn, red onion and BBQ sauce. All together, including snacks, it was still cheaper than just a main course in a restaurant! […]

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The final verdict / No buy month

Finance, Lifestyle, Personal

It’s September, that means my no buy month is over! Was it hard? Was it a success? Did I save money? Yes, yes and yes! Like I confessed before: I did buy something during my no buy month, to be specific, I bought a chef’s knife. I don’t regret buying it, but I did feel […]

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Update / No buy month

Finance, Lifestyle, Personal

I am more than halfway through my no buy month! So how did I manage thus far? I have to say it is harder than I thought! A possible reason is that I am a bit too focussed on the fact that I am not allowed to buy anything. What happens is that I suddenly want […]

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Everything I bought in January


Finance, Lifestyle

So this year I am trying to keep track of everything that comes into and goes out of our house. That way I can actually see if I stick to my resolution to buy less stuff and to keep things from sneaking into my house. Because it happens quite often and it’s so easy to […]

February 17, 2019

Hello!


Lifestyle, Personal

Hi everyone! I am Laurie, a tea drinking, life loving, frugal, vegan, twenty-something Dutchie. I have an office job, but spend my best days outside with friends or gardening (if the weather allows it). I love trying new recipes, making music, reading books, learning new things and everything to do with plants! I  am someone […]

March 6, 2018