rome: the sunshine state. gorgeous.

Happy Friday, readers!  Oh so close to another weekend…  Hang in there. As for me, well I feel like the weekend should be ending, not beginning, given that we just ended a long… Continue reading

siblings and shenanigans

YO! He is here, he is here!  My little bro has finally made his way across the pond to visit his big sister…and I am so happy to have him here!  We have… Continue reading

we went to ghent

Good morning, everyone! (or good afternoon to my European followers)  I hope you’ve had enough time to absorb the information overload that came from the Paris post!  Believe it or not, we did… Continue reading

bon jour, merci, oui…?

Hello, hello everyone!  It has been a while, and I’m sure you have missed my writing very much.  To make up for it, I think this might become my longest post yet, as… Continue reading

fifty shades of orange

Here it is, folks…the post you have been waiting for about Queen’s Night & Day, the investiture of the new king and all the celebrations that go with it! Firstly, I have had… Continue reading

the calm before the storm

Hello, my friends!  I’m coming to you in a state of exhaustion today following a few crazy and festive days here in The Netherlands.  I am breaking up the weekend and Monday/Tuesday’s holiday… Continue reading

the floral pattern continues

Howdy, all!  Another low-key weekend here in Nederland, but we did get a few good photos to share. This Saturday was the annual “Bloemencorso van de Bollenstreek” or Flower Parade over a 40… Continue reading

flower power

Happy Monday, everyone!  I have been rambling about how excited I have been for Spring for quite some time now, and this weekend, it finally happened!  Saturday: mid-50’s and sunny.  Sunday: low-70’s!!  AMAZING.… Continue reading

a small dose of culture

Hello, dear readers!  I wanted to bring you a few highlights of a nice weekend for us here in our own city of The Hague.  We were prepared for a very busy week… Continue reading

a few firsts and some old favorites

Happy Easter, my friends! He is Risen!  I have been singing some old Easter hymns from the Mondamin United Methodist Church days on repeat today, and BC is loving it! 🙂  We had a… Continue reading

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