below you will find many practical links to websites with each time a brief description and the main points of information.
- national institute for budget advice (nibud)
this site will give you all information related to financial affairs, with calculating tools such as a buffer calculator or for a personal budget advice, but also practical subjects such as what do I pay the babysitter, or how much pocket money do I give my child, and extensive information on the household, home, work and income.
- appie (albert heijn)
delivery: you may have your groceries delivered at home or at work. the minimum order must be € 70,-, delivery fees vary between € 4,95 and € 12,95 depending on the requested delivery hour. groceries will be taken into the kitchen.
pick-up: there are some supermarkets that have pick-up points, but the easier way is to pick-up your order after work at a pick-up point along the way home. no minimum order applies, however there is a service fee of € 1,- to € 2,50 depending on the pick-up hour. groceries will be put into your car.
- hello fresh
hello fresh is working with a membership. on a weekly basis you will receive the ingredients and recipies for 3 to 5 meals. delivery of the meal box is on sun/mon/tue and free of charge. you manage your own account. this way you can skip weeks if it does not come in handy.
- mathijs maaltijdbox
mathijs meal box has a similar concept to that of hello fresh. they also work with a membership and recipes and ingredients are delivered at home. their goal is to eat healthier and with more variety.
picnic is an online super market that opened its digital doors sep-15 for the city of amersfoort. the intention is to expand rapidly. they guarantee lowest prices and deliver the groceries free of charge, also in the evenings and weekends. ordering can be done through the app.
gift boxes in the amounts of €15,-, €25,- or €50,-. you may receive the box at your home or send directly to the beneficiary’s address. (s)he will choose the desired magazine and sees how many issues can be received for the amount. the subscription ends automatically.
extensive offer in the categories books, music-movies-games, computer & electronics, baby & toddler, beauty & health, jewelry & watches, sports & leisure, living & cooking, garden & maintenance and animal. no shipping fees apply to orders as of € 20,- (nl).
- dille & kamille
nice and practical gifts for fair prices. the categories are cooking, table, food & drinks, living, bathing, toys, stationary, gardening and with the holidays also ‘sint’ and christmas. free shipping is as of € 45,-.
main categories are flowers, cake, fruit, drinks, maternity, chocolat, vouchers and balloons. vat is added later in the order process. shipping fees are € 4,95 to € 6,95 depending on the product.
- keck & lisa
extensive webshop with a lot of fun gifts. as of € 50,- there are no shipping fees. the physical store is located in the centre of utrecht.
categories body, home, facial and specials such as gift sets. within the netherlands all orders are shipped for free.
a fashion and lifestyle brand that, besides clothes and home items, is selling decoration, accessories and many other original gifts. free shipping as of € 100,-.
- the cloakroom
a resource for men with little time or who do not like shopping. based on your preferences a personal shopper puts a box of three outfits together. you do not pay for the service or shipping, only for the items that you buy.
zalon is zalando’s personal shopping service. the service is for both men and women. based on a detailed profile and the personal notes to your stylist outfits will be made and sent. you keep what you like and may return the rest.
- cake picture
upload a photograph or an image of your child’s favourite character. they will send you the eatable sheets in the mail. cut out the images and stick them on muffins or a cake. they also print on chocolate.
- sweet table shop
this online shop offers all kind of fun things to present treats or give-aways such as little milk bottles, mason jars, boxes and bags.
- the party lab
for personalized treats this is a fun site, think of candy wrapping, cones or skewers. they also make cards, labels and menus.
look at hwt-pinboard children|party for more birthday treat inspiration.