a cupe of nope

Why I Stopped With The ‘No-Poo’ Method

Elina Januari, SelfCare

My hair oh boy… Ever since I’ve cut it into a pixie cut, this was somewhere around 2012. I wanted it to grow out into a very long beautiful mane… And it kind of did. My hair reached somewhere around 22-23 inches. It was a good result for me. At the same time, I was so focused on getting it …


Airport, Christmas Spirit and Hallmark

Elina December, SelfCare

Today was a very interesting day full of pre-Christmas activities. We had to pick up my grandma from the airport in Holland. So it became not only a ‘picking up relatives from the airport’- activity but also a road trip. There were Christmas carols on the radio and I worked on my Christmas illustration while my husband was driving. At …

winter illustration

A Whirlwind, Cozy Meeting and Christmas Cards

Elina December, SelfCare

Oh my, today was a whirlwind. I woke up a bit cranky today and wend on a very long walk with Maya and that helped a lot. Then I had to finish an illustration but I kind of made the illustration over and over again but it didn’t work so I left it as it was. The theme was pinecone …


Shopping, Candles and Hidden Beauty In The Mundane

Elina December, SelfCare, Uncategorized

No blogpost yesterday I know… It was a very busy day I and my husband were buying last presents, that turned out not to be the last at all because there is another scheduled event. There will be another shopping spree. But I think this one will be digital. After our shopping outing, we came home and I could work …