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About Spider

Hi! I am me, I do stuff online. And sometimes offline too. Hanging about in the garden, playing with my food. You know. Do what Spider's do. I also read a lot.

My January 2020 reads

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January was a good reading month! Both as in quality of the books, my Goodreads challenge and the #StartOnYourShelfathon. I also finally got me a library subscription again. Yay! According to Goodreads, I need to read 1,5 book a week to get to my goal of reading 70 books this year. And as I wrote above, it was a good… Read more »

Getting back to crafting: postcards

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In my early teens I was an avid postcard crafter. There was a mass hype where you saved and collected all kinds of tea envelopes to use for folding techniques to make awesome postcards with. I was really really good at it and even years after the mass craze ended I still had boxes full of the collected tea envelopes… Read more »

Where to get your books when you are living in the Netherlands

After reading the non-USA bookbloggers blog post at the Quiet Pond I thought it would be interesting to share with you how a non-USA reader gets her books. As you can see from my TLD I am Dutch and living in the Netherlands. I read in both Dutch as English. While we have libraries in every city and every couple… Read more »

Zucchini bread muffins

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I just love my muffin tin! And because a lot of my recipes come from the oven, I tend to pour any batter available into the tin instead of the regular baking tins. Food just tastes better when the tiny muffin shapes makes you happy as you eat. For January I am baking my zucchini bread in muffin shapes. It’s… Read more »