Month: January 2014

winter sun

It’s absolutely fantastic to have a walk in the forest or by the water when the air is fresh and the pale winter sun is shining over a landscape covered in a delicate layer of frost. Hear the leaves rimmed with frost rustle under your feet, feel your lungs fill up with fresh cold air and just for a moment: forget about everything else.

l’epicerie – cuisine du marché

One woman, one menu of the day, a few rustic wooden tables and a cute little kitchen at the back. L’Epicerie just off Place du Chatelain offers an authentic and warm atmosphere – a great place for lunch. Rather than cool and commercial, L’Epicerie has a back to basics -feel: The food is simple and tasty, made from good quality ingredients with love. Address: Rue du Page 66

treasure map of wellbeing

What is your well-being made of? This is a good question to ask at the beginning of a new year when most of us are motivated to improve our life by becoming more healthy, starting a new exercise regime or making resolutions about quitting smoking or seeing friends more. I personally believe in holistic well-being where the body, mind and soul are in harmony and all contribute to the person’s health and feel-good state. As I want this year to be a year of well-being and personal growth, I made the above “treasure map” to study what are the things that contribute to my well-being. This is a great exercise to find out in which areas we’re lacking the balance and it can give us practical tools to build our holistic well-being. Once we have a clear vision of our well-being, we just need to put the wheels in motion and start implementing little changes in our lives. Sometimes a great deal of self-discipline is required in this process (like when the alarm goes off …

happy birthday

3 years of 3Rooms+Kitchen. Stories from two countries and three apartments and the story goes on in 2014. Thank you all! “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” ― Henry David Thoreau

romance

After the heavy reds and dark greens of Christmas I wanted to get a boost of lightness and romance to embrace the winter light of early January. Un Lien Sans Egal on Chaussee de Waterloo had exactly what I was looking for and I’m sure I will return to this beautiful store again.