33 things to do when it rains

2022-04-30T19:42:24+02:00May 28th, 2021|

The weather has not been so nice lately. But rainy days do have its charm. Yes they do! Here are 33 things to do when it rains. And I'm sure you can come up with 34 more. Try it! Go hiking in the woods (it rains less in the woods). Go jogging. Sure, you get wet, but it's great to run in the rain and you get to take a warm shower afterwards. Play board games: when was the last time you played a board game (Monopoly, Risk, etc)? or even cards? This is fun with kids but also among adults. So organ [...]

Adult crafting during lockdown

2021-03-26T09:45:47+02:00March 26th, 2021|

Since we're all spending so much time at home and you might be running out of puzzles to make, I thought I'd share a list of other (doable) crafty things you can do. If you have any to share with us, post them in the comments below. Rope bowl You have probably seen these bowls in a shop and thought they would look nice on your mantelpiece. Well, looks like they're pretty easy to make yourself. And wouldn't it be nice to be able to say to your neighbour next time he comes around: 'oh that t [...]

Miranda’s favorite things – Spring 2021

2022-06-02T16:49:33+02:00February 26th, 2021|

It's almost spring! The weather is definitely gorgeous. So it's time for another post on my recently discovered favourite things. I thought I'd keep them all to the online category considering that most of the world is currently in lockdown. Also, if you have any tips that may fall into this category, I'd be happy if you could share them with me via email or in the comments below! Let's share our favorites! More Love Letters WRITE Write letters to people in need. Each month this website po [...]

Summer 2020 – original vacation ideas

2020-07-03T09:39:47+02:00July 3rd, 2020|

Due to the pandemic situation, we, like many others, had to rethink our holiday plans. We are no longer going to Florida, but have now booked a house with a pool in the Provence. It feels right, safe and doable in these crazy times. Staying closer to home, driving distance seems to be more important now. So I thought I'd provide you with a few original ideas on where to spend your summer this year, should you still be looking... LUXEMBOURG Trail-inn The Trail Inn hotel is in my vill [...]

Miranda’s favorite things – May 2020

2022-06-02T16:50:30+02:00May 1st, 2020|

I know we've only just had a favorite things post. But one can never have enough favorite things to share, right? AIRBNB's online experiences Airbnb is known as a travel platform that let's you stay in unique places. They already had a sidekick called 'Experiences' where you could book wine tastings or art making sessions with a local. Now that people are no longer able to travel, they have started offering those experiences as online sessions. Cooking pasta with granny, learning tango or [...]

Daily ritual during difficult times

2022-06-01T11:12:55+02:00April 3rd, 2020|

Last week we were talking about creating habits. Today I want to help you create an easy one that will boost your happiness and be less stressed. Sound good? Let's go! Some time ago, I wrote the 'What I love list' which contains little things that make me happy and remind me in busy times to add these into my daily life when I get overwhelmed. At the moment, we live in a different kind of overwhelm and I would like to introduce you to a daily practice that I have that helps me focus on the now [...]

Miranda’s favorite things – Spring 2020

2022-06-02T16:52:31+02:00March 20th, 2020|

It's almost spring! The weather is definitely gorgeous. So it's time for another post on my recently discovered favourite things. I thought I'd keep them all to the online category considering that most of the world is currently in lockdown. Also, if you have any tips that may fall into this category, I'd be happy if you could share them with me via email or in the comments below! Let's share our favorites! ART CLASSES Flora Bowley introduced me to intuitive painting. And it changed my art [...]

Go to Top