Category: Living

3 Podcasts that’ll get you through the autumn season

IMG_3789 I don’t know about you, but I’m listening to podcasts every time I get the chance these days. I find it relaxing, and I love getting to know new things or simply soak up some new inspiration. Like most others, it all started with the first season of Serial, and then there was no turning back. I knew right there that I’d come across something special. It was a format, which I could relate to, and listen to whenever I felt like it. I listen to podcasts, when I’m using public transportation, when I’m walking to or from something, when I’m cooking, when I’m not in the mood for reading and so on.

3 Podcasts that’ll get you through the autumn season:

Human Centric is the New Black – I started listening to this podcast last week, and I love the idea of creating a human centric marketing approach. The podcast Human Centric is the New Black is created by Jack Fussell. Jack is behind the company Tolke, a branding/marketing and strategy firm in Atlanta, GA. I’ve been following Jack and his wife Valentina for quite a few years now. It all began during their time in Copenhagen and continued as they re-launched as a family in the U.S. They’ve always got some interesting takes on life as an entrepreneur. Give this new podcast a go!

Vovestykket – A Danish podcast which I recently started listening to. There are only 5 episodes right now, but it’s great for inspiration. It’s about having the courage to imagine and think wild thoughts. And more importantly, how to make your wild ideas come to life. They talk about failure and how to make a comeback after that. It’s quite interesting.

Onward Creatives – This podcast I’ve been listening to for 1 1/2 years. I always return to this, because it inspires me, and Jack and Valentina are so great together – they’ve got me laughing out loud at times, and I love that. Jack and Valentina describe the podcast like this “This podcast is a “space to develop and grow your creative potential. Each week we provide inspiration and resources to you, the creative entrepreneur so that you can live out your greatest life story”. They also share some very useful insights from their own journey. So check it out!

I would love to get inspiration form you as well. Which podcasts are you listening to? And why? Hit me with your favourite one just now <3

Halloween Zombie Teen DIY

Halloween is just around the corner, and my kids are making plans and talking about what to wear for the party. My girl has at least two parties to attend this year, and my little man will probably attend a party at his school. It’s such a fun day here in our neighborhood, some of our neighbors go all in, and they scare the s*** out of the kids, which is so much fun to watch. Last year, my daughter and her friend ran away from a house screaming, when they went trick or treat.

Normally, we don’t decorate our house, apart from a few Jack o lantern’s, which we carve out with the kids.The past few years we’ve meet up with some friends for a bit of Halloween fun. While we help the kids with their pumpkins, we also have time to drink lots of coffee, talk and make dinner. This little get together is the perfect excuse to try out a few different Halloween dishes or cakes. Normally, my daughter will find something spooky to bake, and we hit the kitchen together. Usually, it’s fun to make, and the kids love eating it, if it’s not too gross.

So with all the parties, we had to figure out what kind of costume to make or buy this year. My daughter and I sat down this past weekend to plan her outfit. She wanted to be a zombie teen. I didn’t want to buy a cheap pre-made costume, so we decided to look for ‘real’ clothes instead. This way she can use some of it afterwards. This is what we came up with.

Zombie teen Halloween get the look

Shop the look
Grey blazer
Skirt
White shirt
Glasses
Tie
Shoes
Or buy the pre-made Zombie teen costume right here

Want Wear Need Read in October

Want Wear Need Read October

It’s time for the October edition of Want Wear Need Read. I had planned to post it a few days ago, but I never got around to it.

Want Ever since I bought the croissant necklace from Jukserei for my birthday, I’ve been wanting to add this croissant keychain to my bag. It’s really cool, and I wear the necklace quite often.

Wear Normally, I wear different shades of black (or so my daughter would tease me) so putting a flower blouse on my wear list  is a big step for me – some would say in the right direction. But I’m not ready to go all out just yet. With this blouse I can still wear my favourite color if I wear it with a black skirt or trousers.

Need I really need a new batch of Matcha. I drink a matcha iced latte every morning, and for me it’s the perfect way to start the day. Normally, I meditate while the matcha gets cold in my beautiful pink mug. I’m looking for different brands of matcha and would love to try out different ones. I’ve got my eyes set on this matcha kit. Do you drink matcha, and if so where do you buy it online?

Read I’ve been waiting on this new Kinfolk book for quite some time now. I pre-ordered it a few months back, and I just checked up on it, I might have it later this week or the beginning of the next. I’m planning on quite a few hours of reading with a cup of coffee in my hand.

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Yoga moments – hopefully a return

I really miss my Yoga moments. I haven’t really been practicing yoga for over 6 months. The reason is that I’ve got some problems with my foot. However, last weekend I spoke to a friend of mine, who practices yoga quite a lot, and she encouraged me to get back on the mat – even though my foot is still hurting. There’s always a pose for me to do, without hurting my foot.

So, I’ve been looking at different yoga gear – not that I need all that much, but it’s just nice to add a new piece or maybe even a book for inspiration.

Yoga moments

Shopping list:
Yoga mat – dusty pink
Yoga + meditation pillow
Book – The Yoga Kitchen
Pink hoodie sweatshirt
Racerback t-shirt

My autumn wishlist

Funny weather. One day it’s really cold outside, and the next it’s warm and almost better than we’ve had all summer. And then there’s the rain – wild and crazy, and without any warning. But I love this season very much. I love the color pallet and the excuse to drink hot chocolate after school. It’s also the perfect chance to do a bit of shopping and figure out which items you need to replace, and which you cannot live without.

In my case, I really need a new winter coat. I’m still trying to find the right match. This year I also bought these pretty pink slippers – our dog ate the ones I’ve been using for a couple of years – and I had to have these pink ones.

Autumn wishlist

Shopping list:
Striped Mads Nørgaard sweater
Saga Tusk Necklace
Pink slippers
Cashmere dress
Dress with dots
Long jacket
Boot Loafers

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TBT – Felicity

Felicity

Lately, I’ve been re-watching the 90s television show Felicity, starring Keri Russell as the young Felicity Porter, who follows a high school crush to New York City. I’m having so much fun watching this show again. I’m thrown back in time – and I’m finding myself considering if I’m a team Ben or a team Noel again (gotta love this love triangle).

You have to keep in mind that this show was before social media – and imagine the famous haircut scene – well, I was taken by surprise – big time back then – sitting there in my childhood home watching Felicity’s now short hair. Imagine that a haircut could turn into a popular culture reference in lots of other television shows. Check out the list on wikipedia  And what about the shapeless jeans and sweaters – gotta love (or hate) the 90s right? That said, I actually miss the old school phones sometimes. And the cassette recorder – it’s not quite the same on a mobile, is it?

Take a walk down memory lane an watch these clips:

If you’re interested in some more Felicity check out the Felicity reunion here – and if that’s not enough – then it’s time to start watching. Right now I’m half way through season 2.

So tell me, would you watch it again? What’s your favourite moment? Are you Team Ben or Team Noel? And what about that cute Simon Rex? Now I really feel like watching another episode. Take care and go watch it.