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A sneak peek into our honeymoon

Four weeks that I have not published any blog post, time flies so fast, I’m sorry guys. So first things first, let me wish you a late happy New Year! May it be filled with love, adventures and discoveries.

Talking about adventures and discoveries, the reason why I was off the radar for a few weeks is that I was actually travelling with my newly wed (YAY!) husband through Central America, Nicaragua and Belize (including a day trip to Guatemala) to be more precise. What an amazing experience it has been! Between jungle and oceans, monkeys and turtles, Maya temples and volcanoes, we spent 3 incredible weeks together.

I’m now editing pictures and putting together a blog post documenting our trip but in the meantime check out some of my favorite moments and pictures (most of them were published on my Instagram feed).


ELT is back lovelies! ; ) xoxo.

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A weekend in London (part 2)

Yay! Here it is finally, the second part of my mom’s and I city trip to London with some of the nicest places we discovered over the weekend. This list is not meant to be exhaustive and never will be. London being the kind of city where cool places just pop up in seconds I feel. Enjoy, and as usual I hope you’re hungry! <3

Leila london

odell s london
Luna london
Luna london
Luna london
In house london

In Shoreditch and around:

Leila’s Shop: A sweet cafe and grocery serving simple and fresh food. Menu is small but appetizing.

O’Dell’s store: Fine quality goods for the classiest of our men.

Luna & Curious: Attached to Odell’s, a little boutique full of pretty paper goods (i.e. Rifle Paper & co – my all time fave!), books, jewels and home accessories.

In House Studio: Well actually it was a creative design studio in the middle of Shoreditch but what a pretty one with all these green apples ad rustic decoration.

BoxPark: I told you about it some time ago (here). Went and liked it again this time ; ).


Riding house cafe
Riding house cafe
Riding house cafe

One leicester street

In Soho and Fitzrovia:

The Riding House Café: North of Oxford Circus, a brasserie type of restaurant. Brunch is amazing there (and popular so arrive quite early)! Take one of their fresh juices, it’s excellent!

Kaffeine: In front of The Riding House Cafe, a little cafe and expresso bar with a relaxed vibe. Apparently very good coffee too.

One Leicester Street Hotel: The hotel we stayed in. Great location, beautiful (yet small) room with, as a bonus, L’Occitane products and Skinnymini teas, delightful!


Hally's London
Hally's London
Hally's London
Gail's London
Gail's London

In Chelsea and Parsons Green:

Hally’s: I still dream of the eggs Benedict I took that day at Hally’s, magic (the English breakfast my mom had doesn’t look bad either, hun?!). Well worth the ride all the way to Parsons Green, this small  restaurant (again arrive early, people are queuing) serves DELICIOUS and fresh food in a Californian-inspired set up. Gosh, I wish we had something like this here!

Gail’s: Artisan bakery selling wonderful bread, cakes and pastries (this chessecake… mmmmh).

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Gift guide – For the home lover (2)

D-19, hope your Santa gift bag is filling up! If not I’ve prepared a little inspiration board for you, a second guide for the ones who love their home more than anything else. Have a good weekend lovelies!

gift guide home

Print – Pen and Peplum on Etsy // Speakers – Fleux (FR) // Bottle grinder spice mill set – LEIF // Pineapple lamp (<3) – Fleux (FR) // Clock – Hunting for George // Throw – House of Rym at the awesome The Future Kept // Vase – La Maison d’Anna G (FR) // Planters – LEIF // Black and White throw – April Showers at My Littlle Square (FR) // Cushions – La Fabrika (online or in their Brussels shop)

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Gift guide – For the home lover

Here it is, the very first gift guide of the Holiday season! For a couple of weeks now, I’ve been gathering gift ideas for my family, friends (and myself I’ve to say). Christmas this year will be a bit sooner for us as we’re leaving on the 19th for our honeymoon. I can’t get my head around all the things I need to do before leaving, but what an exciting period of the year, right?

Anyway, back to gifts, most of the items below come from European online shops (and Brussels based boutiques) so don’t worry too much about taxes and stuff, it should be ok. Next gift guide should be up on the blog early next week so stay tuned and enjoy! xoxo.


Gift guide

 Ceramic candle stick – La Fabrika (online and in their Brussels shop) // Table – Bodie and Fou // Wood cutting boards – La maison d’Anna G // Cake stand – Le Repère des Belettes // Concrete candleholder – La Fabrika // Leather ladder – La Fabrika // Bath towel – la Fabrika // Table lamp – Fleux // Buttering board – La Fabrika // Brass Hexagon planter – LEIF // Cushion – Coussin Germain //  Water glass – La Fabrika // Black wall light – Bodie and Fou

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