Slow & quiet sunday morning!

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TThe kids are staying at their grandparents, the house is cozy and clean with fresh flowers, all work is done,…not really, it never is but the most important things just before Mothers day are checked off my to do list.
I have had this pile of magazines for weeks now and never took the time to read it. I also bought two books I can’t wait to start with; Motherhood by Carolijn and Wabi Sabi welcome.

I made myself a nice breakfast and snuggled up on our couch, one of the best decisions for our house, this huge corner cough in a light color (which still after 5 years, looks fine!) Wish I was spending more time here, for now feeling grateful I am having the time to relax and enjoy my stack of magazines and books!

Our bed room is my sanctuary.

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With so little sleep over the past four years (because of the late hours of work and the interrupted sleep by the kids waking up or breastfeeding) I really know now what lack of sleep can do with you and how important it is to get some good night rest.

Lately I try to go to bed earlier instead of the normal 0.00 or even later. With the overloaded busy days and waking up early every single morning (almost no sleeping in for almost 4 years now ūüėČ I try to go upstairs at 22.00, light the candles, dim the lights, do some reading, make my to do list for the next day and sometimes even do some yoga with the House of Yoga lessons (highly recommended) on my laptop. It really feels like a treat to myself but it’s still hard to find the discipline to go upstairs this early…But maybe it will become easier now we have the Emma mattress. I wanted new mattresses for a long time, it was time to replace them so it was perfect timing when I got an e-mail from Emma mattress if I wanted to try out theirs.

When looking for a new mattress I had a small wishlist;

  1. It needed to support both our sleeping habits and difference in weight.
  2. Preferably one big mattress¬†instead of two separate ones because of the split that you have in the middle. But when we were in an Airbnb recently and had one mattress I hated it because¬†I could feel every single move my love¬†was making. So this¬†made me doubt….

The Emma mattress has both wishes covered! Because of the technique and the used materials in the Emma mattress it adjusts to your body and it makes sure you won’t feel every move your partner makes. The perfect solution.

When you purchase the Emma mattress you can try it for 100 days, if you are not happy you can return it.¬†In the beginning I was a little hesitant. The mattresses we had were from a first class brand so I decided to keep them, just in case…now 5 nights later, there is no doubt we both love the Emma mattress. Besides the comfort I also like the hight and thickness of the mattress. It makes cocooning and chilling in bed even better. It’s a comfy and cosy place to retreat.

To try out the Emma mattress go to their website here. With code ‘vier50’ you will get ‚ā¨ 50,- discount.




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The Mother stories

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We did our first photoshoot for Lennebelle Petites. The photoshoots will be with cool mamma’s and their child(ren); the Mother stories. Inspiring mothers telling their stories and showing the love and special connection between them end their little ones.

I am always curious how other moms go about, how they balance life, their tips and tricks about motherhood, their favorite places and things to do, their moments of joy and fondest memories. This is what the Mother Stories will be all about!

And of course showing the first collection of all items by Lennebelle Petites! Soon more!

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Lennebelle on holliday at Ibiza

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Being a family now is everything I hoped it would be and more. But I am still looking for the best way to plan and organise everything so therefor not so much blogpost lately because I am really busy behind the scene. The new Lennebelle online shop is up and running and there soon will be three new points of sales! One in Rotterdam, one in Groningen and one in Switserland.  For now;

Made by lennebelle on holiday at Ibiza!

¬†Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy some holiday in the sun. Pack your bags and don’t
forget to bring some nice jewelry in bright or sorbet colors to finish that party or beach look.
Our new online shop is filled with new silver and gold plated items using precious gemstones in new colors.
Use the promotion code: summerholiday to get 20% discount and free shipping until the end of June

Enjoying every minute of ‘nous’

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This is what I do,….enjoying every minute of us three! The pink cloud is no fairytale story and I am living it. Time flies by and in less then two weeks I have to get back to work and ‘normal’ life. But ‘life as we know it’ is gone and I love it! I adore being a family now.

Sorry for not posting that much lately but will be getting back to my my blog, Lennebelle (new website and online shop coming up) and minishop Confetti (new items in the online shop) soon.