It's Been a Lovely Extended Vacation

It’s Been a Lovely Extended Vacation

As I’m still on vacation, I thought I’d just put a bit of a ramble on here today. I’ve been very much enjoying my holiday with the kids. We spent a week in Mont Tremblant, Quebec (post on UrbanMommies coming soon) with my father-in-law. It was just lovely. After that, we’ve kind of just been Read More

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I Would Have Loved Paris in the Springtime…but…

Having just finished my big Holland trip, I’ve been thinking more and more about Europe. And remembering my last visit to Paris. When one thinks of Paris, various words might pop into your head. There are quotes, songs, movies – “I Love Paris in the Springtime”, “Midnight in Paris”, “Paris Holiday”. How about these words: Read More

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What’s a European Vacation if You Don’t Visit a Castle? – Our Day at Muiderslot

I’ve always felt that if you’re going to go to Europe, not only do you have to immerse yourself in the culture, eat all the wonderful food – but you also have to absorb the history. And the best way to do that is to visit historical places. With this in mind during our trip Read More

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Getting Up to Mischief in the Red Light District in Amsterdam

Getting Up to Mischief in the Red Light District in Amsterdam

This week, my sister in law volunteered to babysit so Hubs and I could do some adult type activities in Amsterdam. We rode our bikes into the train station again, but missed the first train by two minutes (luckily they come every half hour). We hadn’t purchased our tickets in advance, but there was a Read More

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Bergen aan Zee – A Day at the Beach

On Monday, we ventured out to the sea. Now, prior to leaving, I had planned on packing my swimsuit – but hubs advised we weren’t likely to go swimming. And suddenly we find ourselves on a beach at the ocean. And the water was warm enough to swim. Sigh. Observations? Dutch people are F-I-T. Wow. Read More

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Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

I had a completely different blog planned for today – but I had to share the latest from the Goblin King in today’s exchange e-mail. For those of you out of the loop, as the Goblin King cannot communicate effectively verbally, all of our communication about our young children is done by e-mail. The e-mail Read More

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