Friends who feel like family


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I’m from a family with 3 girls. I’m the oldest one and have a sister who’s 1 year younger and one who’s 4 years younger. Even though in theory I have 2 sisters, I feel like I have 3 sisters. In 2009, I lived in Honduras for a year and the family a lived with had 3 boys and a girl. The little girl was just a baby back then, but I fell in love with her the moment I met her.  Continue reading

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#OOTD: Feeling like Marissa Cooper


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A little while ago, I went to the beach for a little shoot with some friends! We went on a day trip and this was my outfit. I was wearing beige pants, my grey Off Duty sweater, leopard printed shoes and a faux fur jacket. I really liked the combo of all the basic colors, combined with my printed shoes. I would say it was a comfy and sporty outfit that I gave a chic touch by adding the faux fur jacket to it.

I loved shooting around these lifeguard huts. The color made me realize that I’m living my dream here in California. I remember being 14 years old and going to the electronic store with all the money I saved from babysitting. I bought the The OC dvd box and when I came home, I watched the whole first season without taking a break. It was after midnight when I was done watching, but I knew that someday I wanted to live in California and go to the beach where Marissa Cooper always went to and I wanted to meet a guy like Ryan Atwood. I haven’t met my Ryan yet (Should I ask Tinder for some help with this?!), but I surely did go to this beautiful beach many times already.

Now, almost 9 years later, I’m living here, and the dream I had as a little teenage girl came true. Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!


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I like Valentine’s day! A lot of people are so negative about it and don’t want to participate on all of the craziness and festivities that are going on on this day. I think that you should love everyday and that you should make your loved one feel loved all the time. I do like the fact that people do that little extra effort on Valentine’s day. Maybe I’m just one of those romantic souls, but I can’t help it. I love everything about it.

I don’t have a Valentine this year, but that doesn’t make me sad. I have lots of people in my life that I love and that I’m thankful for. I’m just gonna make the best of this day and I might go buy some flowers for myself! 😉 Continue reading

Humans of New York


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I discovered Humans of New York a couple of weeks ago and it has become one of my favorite blogs/Facebook pages. I find myself checking is various times a day, because the way this guy captures a moment in the lives of the people on the street is amazing. I admire him for being able to let people open up to a stranger. I love reading every single story. I really enjoy browsing through all the amazing pictures. I learn valuable life lessons by reading what people told him. Watch the video and check out the blog!

Superbowl madness


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Football is a great part of the American culture. As I mentioned on the blog in one of my previous messages, the people I live with watch lots of football. Weekend means relaxing, meeting up with friends and neighbors and watching football all day long. Past Sunday was the most important game day of the year for football lovers, the SuperBowl.  Continue reading

He turned 1


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Walking by 1st Street on his 1st birthday

Slaiden turned 1 on Tuesday and as his au pair I have to say that I’m so happy to be taking care of such a happy, advances and amazing little guy. He is walking and talking (his own language) and he’s just everywhere!

We are going to have this super cool Superbowl/Seahawks party for him on Saturday and I’m so excited for him to try his birthday cake! Continue reading

Degree in the pocket!


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It’s that time of the year where school is out and vacation is about to start. Thousands of students among the world are waiting for their results to come! It’s kind of exiting actually, because exams are done, but still you can’t enjoy everything to the fullest until you know that you passed all your classes or not.

Yesterday was the day of my graduation Continue reading

The combination of fit and overweight


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Last month I went to a health session in Spain because they offered it to me for free and I am really interested in those things. During the session I was told that I had overweight. I was so shocked and sad, because I was doing the Blogilates program and I was eating clean and then they said that to me.

I’m not ashamed of talking about that because I’ve always been a big girl! I was really fat in high school but back then I didn’t care. Then I went to Honduras, which is a country where everyone looks much more to how people look. As I was adapting to the culture, I started hitting the gym over there and found myself training really hard in combination with eating not that much. There they always eat ‘frijoles’ (beans) and I wouldn’t put this on the top of the list of my favorite food. To make a long story short, I really started to take care of myself and lost about 10 kilos in that year (+ I felt great!). Continue reading

What’s your dream?


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I have lots of dreams! They are mainly dreams about the future.

Some people think I think to much about the future and that I don’t live my life to the fullest right now. They are partially right (about the part that I think a lot about the future!). I do live my life though. You see, I’m not the kind of person who loves to party and to drink all the time, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not happy! I just like other things…

I like to travel, and yes, that means that I have to save money during the year, which also means that I’ll drink less ‘cervezas’ during the period before my trips.

I also do think a lot about what will happen after I graduate this year. I have the impression that a lot of people of my age don’t think too much about that. But I’m worrying about the future. I know that my generation will have lots of difficulties buying a house and living a wealthy life.

Sometimes I watch programs in which they help people look for a house and even a small house costs 100 thousands of euros, I mean, WHAT THE HELL?! I don’t think I will ever be able to buy a house. Life is expensive you know?!

Most of my dreams involve money, but the dreams where I spend my money on at the moment are worth it. If I travel I spend money, but the memories I get from those trips are priceless and that means everything to me.

I do have other dreams of course, dreams that are for free

– I dream to live a healthy life
– I dream to be happy always
– I dream about becoming a photographer (one who is as good as Jana Williams and Jackie Rueda!)
– I dream about being happily married with beautiful kids (in the future!)
– I dream of having a creative and successful webshop one day
– I dream of making a difference in someone’s life

And of course I dream of winning the lottery one day, so I can stop worrying for once… 😉

But tell me: What’s your dream?

(Please leave a comment on this message or get me some feedback about how I’m doing with this blog!)

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Creepy old house


Good afternoon ladies and gentleman,

Today’s post is about something strange and creepy…

Since I’ve been living in Salamanca I haven’t seen any unattached house, except for one. And you guess right, it’s the one on the picture. It’s located close to where I’m living and it creeps me out. I’ve always known that there was something about that house that wasn’t right, but I still haven’t figured out what it is.

Since the moment I arrived 2 months ago, until last week, the house was just abandoned but I couldn’t see much of it, because there were lots of trees and weeds in front of it which covered the view of the house. Last week something happened… They started pulling out all the trees, they cleaned the trash and they made the house visible again. There were lots of policeman which made it seem mysterious to me…

As I said already, I have no clue what happened to this house or to the people who used to live in it, but it just seems like they suddenly left the house and left everything else behind. In a thriller there would definitely be sitting a ghost on the unstable chair that you can see on the balcony.

It surprises me that I couldn’t find one of those creepy dolls around the house. The kind of dolls with glass eyes that are always used in the best thrillers. Every time I’m watching a thriller and that kind of dolls appear I’m saying to myself: “Oh Gosh, those dolls are there again”, and in the next scene I just know there will be a flashback of a kid who’s dying…

I’m wondering what story is behind that house in Paseo de la Estación in Salamanca…

If anyone knows more, please tell me!

xoxo
Jules
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