Magic moments

Watermarks, Tags, Ornaments, And A Sunrise

Elina December, SelfCare

So I’ve not been able to write yesterday. Because I was illustrating the whole day. I needed a watermark logo for my website because most of my works are ‘naked’ and so anyone can use them. Not that I would mind (laughs nervously). I wanted something special as a logo and I drew a stamp-like design. I think it is …

snow globe

A Check-Up

Elina December, SelfCare

We are ten days into December and I decided it’s time to check up on how everything is going. Because we are almost at the end of our year I want to share with you how my life looks right now. So if you read my previous post you might know that I’m in a ‘finish strong’ operation. I decided …

Christmas Loading

Productivity, Groceries, And Relaxation

Elina December, SelfCare

Today was the most relaxed day ever. And I have no idea why. I started with my usual ‘run run’ morning even more so because I woke up later than I usually do around 6.30 am. But I felt like I had the energy for it. I felt like I had the energy for whatever. I went for our usual …

all is calm

Christmas Fair And A Lazy Sunday

Elina December, SelfCare

No blogpost yesterday so I’ll try to sum up our weekend in one blogpost. I’m writing this blog post while sitting in my favorite spot by the Christmas tree. It’s 5 pm right now so it’s getting dark outside and the fairy lights on our tree are casting a warm glow in the room. The most wonderful thing about this …

Merry and Bright

Sinterklaas, Candlelight and Fairy Lights

Elina December, SelfCare

Today we had a visit from Sinterklaas. It’s a ‘Santa’-like person that brings kids presents, cookies and mandarins. Sinterklaas rides a horse so what you should do is you take a shoe and you place a carrot inside. You set your shoe out for the Sint to find and you go to sleep. The carrot is obviously for the horse. …