I turned 26: 3 Life Lessons Worth Remembering

I wrote this post during my busy birthday weekend during which I spent most of the weekend with my family, preparing for my family birthday party. But I really wanted to get a post down nevertheless. It has become some…

10 Things That Make Me Smile #5

Anyone else finally tired of the cold weather? Do not get me wrong winter is my favourite season and I love snow but I am really looking forward to spring. The weather has been too dark and moody for too…

Plant Diary #2: Where to get your indoor plant pots

I have been adding indoor plants to my home for about 2 years now. I have accumulated quite a few plants over the years so I really needed to look for more affordable places to purchase unique plant pots. I…

10 Songs to drink your Sunday morning coffee to

Not having to set your alarm. Having a proper lie in, enjoying the warmth and comfort of your bed sheets. After a while, you decide to get up and put a fresh pot of coffee on. The smell of freshly-brewed…

My favourite homeware shops

I have been wanting to do more homeware and interior design blog posts. And I noticed that my most read post in 2017 was a homeware related post so it was about time I wrote another one. I absolutely love…

5 Netflix series to watch in 2018

I must admit I watch way more Netflix than I probably should. I love a relaxing evening at home watching a good movie or series while eating a delicious snack all cozy in bed. And boy, have I watched a lot…

8 Books to read in 2018

Finally time for my first post of the year! I hope you have all had a lovely holiday period and I wish you all the best for 2018. May all your dreams come true. I have been reading more the…

Beauty Favourites 2017

It’s December so finally time for some holiday related content! It has been ages since I have done a beauty blog post on Ella Was Here. Mainly because I just do not have that much makeup and also because I…

10 Things That Make Me Smile #4

I love the colder months. It’s my favourite time of the year! I can’t wait for December, to eat all the Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) candy and to start decorating for Christmas. There’s plenty of festive blog content on its way. But let’s just…

44 Things to do in Ghent

As you may already know, I went to university in Ghent, Belgium. I have spent a good 4 years of my life living there and I absolutely loved it. If I had the opportunity to go back, I wouldn’t think…

An Autumn Walk in Nature Reserve De Teut

I’ve said it before but there’s just something about autumn that makes me feel so cozy, all warm and fuzzy inside. I love the changing colours, the falling leaves, wearing cosy sweaters… Although the weather wasn’t great (it was raining. Again. Damn…