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The best of San Francisco

San Francisco is a lovely city on the West Coast in California. A lot of people around the World know it as the place where Full House was filmed. But San Francisco has more to offer than the typical tourist hotspots, especially for those eco-conscious people. Luckily we went to visit our friends Jen Ferland […]

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My Los Angeles Hotspots

Los Angeles (L.A.), the City of Angels, is a city on the West Coast of the United States of America.  I have visited LA many times for work, and this time I took 3 weeks to explore it in-depth on my California Road trip! Although it looks like LA is really spread out, it is […]

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California Road Trip

My California Road trip

Last Summer, my husband Dirk and I went on a road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. I do think you need to do a California Road trip once in your life! And if you do, you have to do it the right way. For a road trip along the pacific coastline of California […]

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Oven cleaning with lemon

For everyone who needs to “Organice” their home, and especially clean their home regularly, it is great if you know smart tips to make it easier and more fun! Here is another one for your oven. As you know I love cooking,as cooking yourself is just the healthiest thing you can do! But that means […]

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Eating for Beauty by David Wolfe

I just started reading this book about The Beauty Diet®. It is called Eating for Beauty by David Wolfe, a guide to becoming healthier and more beautiful! For you who don’t know who this David Wolfe is, he is an expert in the field of nutrition, especially raw food, and what he calls “Superfoods”. In “Eating for […]

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10 ways to help dogs in need

Did you know many shelters in NYC and in USA have a kill policy? Some dogs that come in are euthanized within a few days or a week. They don’t get a fair chance to get adopted. Many “mega” shelters get 80 to 100 dogs A DAY to care for, dumped by their owners, found […]

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Spaghetti Squash Pasta Recipe

If you crave a pasta dish, but you don’t want to go for a heavy wheat pasta, than this Spaghetti Squash pasta is a yummy alternative! Spaghetti Squash is a kind of squash that is yellow on the outside, and the inside is made out of yellow “strings” of squash. If you cut your squash […]

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40 things to do with kids in New York City

If you did not know yet, I tell you now: New York City is a great place to live, and to visit! In 2012 NYC broke a record with the amount of visitors & tourists they welcomed: 52 million! And it has been going up ever since. Mayor Bloomberg, who resigned at the end of […]

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OYL Leftover Minestrone Soup

You know I love leftovers! I always find a way to make something delicious with it. A Leftover minestrone soup is a great leftover dish using fresh and leftover ingredients. You can even use the (vegetarian) pasta sauce, and the pasta you made the night before! Also, any vegetables left in your kitchen, can usually […]

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Coconut-Water

Coconut Water

I love coconut water! I predicted about 8 years ago in NYC that “This drink is going to be big in a few years!” And I was right. Although the USA has already grown accustomed to cooled coconut water drinks for sale close to the cash register at supermarkets , Europeans have recently discovered this […]

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Lonneke’s favorites: Best Food in Eindhoven

  Born and raised in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, I still visit this City of Design and Technology, and “2011 Smartest Region of the World” often. When I am there, I like to relax, spend time with my family, friends and horses. I also look forward to the dinners with my in-laws, as my mother-in-law Marlies […]

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Lonneke Engel & Vito the Dog

organic home cooked dog food

In the beginning of 2013 we adopted a senior shelter dog in my hometown of Eindhoven, a bullterrier named Vito. Little did we know back then that he would turn out to become a local celebrity in New York City. He now has his own popular Instagram page on which I share his life with […]

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