Pâte d’amandes, marzipan, almond paste. Grandma Gaby’s recipe! The Nona!

Have you heard, or witnessed how we used to cook in our grandma and great-grandma generation? Why Am I sexist, I could say in our grand-pa and great grand-pa generation. Man also like to cook! Some of them. In my father family,  men were and are always cooking. In my mom’s family it is woman only! Until she met my father, who took over the … Continue reading Pâte d’amandes, marzipan, almond paste. Grandma Gaby’s recipe! The Nona!

April is wrapping Up and May is almost there. 

New York New York and My vagabond shoes. Finaly good weather, spring is there. In images The past week and What is coming Up In May In My Crystal ball.                   Wishing You a Great start of The week! Bon début de semaine, Xxx Hopeje,  Jessica de Vreeze Continue reading April is wrapping Up and May is almost there. 

Wouah 3 years! Time flies…

I am happy … 3 years  have passed since I started this adventure, sharing places, ideas, images, and keeping memories through these blog’s pages. Thank you for following me and my adventures…. see you soon for more ….à bientôt…. Bisous ! ( kisses ) Jessica   Just for you: My top 3 posts in 2016: Incredible : My favorite addresses in Amsterdam have recorded more … Continue reading Wouah 3 years! Time flies…

Happy Sunday – Joyeux dimanche.

   Even nicer if you include music.  This is totally my State of mind! The weekly photo challenge matched completely my intended Sunday post!  Some inspiration: To play anywhere and in any circumstances ( pour jouer en toutes circonstances) With your drumkit  Check out Obilab innovation great sound and eco friendly ( made in EU, invented in Paris) Continue reading Happy Sunday – Joyeux dimanche.

2015 Medley on the road for 2016! Wishing you all the best year to come! 

Mix match of my 2015 Instagram pictures ! @hopeje En avant toute vers 2016, bonne préparation et bon réveillon. 2016 here we come, Happy New years’ eve. And a big thank you, un grand merci  For following me,  And sharing me/ sharing With me… Bonne année à tous, Happy New year!                                                 Continue reading 2015 Medley on the road for 2016! Wishing you all the best year to come! 

My heart goes to Paris, Beyrouth, Mumbai, New York, Jerusalem, Sydney, Nigeria, Boston and all places where people were unfairly and without honor ripped of their lives!

   My heart goes to the victims and their families and friends…. They are all part of us. We should stand as one and keep them in our memory! Facing these horrible images, words, much to hard to understand, my 5 Years old asked me what to Do with these mean people. I explained my 5 /8 and 10 years old tonight that we needed … Continue reading My heart goes to Paris, Beyrouth, Mumbai, New York, Jerusalem, Sydney, Nigeria, Boston and all places where people were unfairly and without honor ripped of their lives!

Just for The sake !

Really!!!     Arcachon! France  La c(o)orniche ( 2 pictures on the down left just above, and on the upper right corner under)  http://www.lacoorniche-pyla.com/    New York ( except for The beach, le Pyla France) Harlem Tavern http://harlemtavern.com/ Top of the Rock  Lego store Rockefeller center  Metropolitan THE MET     Bordeaux, France, http://www.lechiendepavlov.com/ Le Chien de la Pavlov ( above ) 45/47 rue de la Devise … Continue reading Just for The sake !