Binnenhof English Tour – Den Haag

Grandma’s been visiting the grandkids for two weeks, giving me lots of snuggle time with our new little one. I’m sure she loves all the child-friendly fun, but we wanted her to be able to explore Den Haag and learn a little about the Dutch Government. ProDemos offers a guided tour of several of the buildings […]

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Boncho // Review

The Boncho is one of those things that can only truly be appreciated if you ride your bike everywhere and live in a rainy climate. Part poncho, part tent this portable rain protection looks silly but keeps you dry on the go. It has a permanent place in my bike. I first saw the Boncho as part […]

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Children’s Book Museum, Den Haag

With my bigs off camping and Grandma in town we were looking for a bit of a low-key afternoon with our little littles. We are lucky to live biking distance and public transportation distance from two large cities –  Rotterdam and Den Haag. There is so much to do in both these cities for kids […]

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Santa’s Beard Book // Review & Giveaway

We’ve unpacked the Christmas decorations already this season.  We did not bring many of our decorations with us but the holiday books all came along. The books are able to transport us into so many fun holiday worlds, and inspire many great crafts for the littles. They are truly my most favorite thing to unpack! This year […]

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Me & Mine Linkup – November 2016

Well.. back in August I thought I was taking my last family photo as a family of four, but our new little guy waited till October 5th to make his debut. As I am sure you can imagine October was crazy as we adjusted to our new life with three little ones. Now, in November, […]

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Dordrecht Day Trip

Dordrecht is the oldest city in the Netherlands and falls into the category of ‘ridiculously cute Dutch town.’ It is the fourth largest city in the provence of South Holland. The city is built in the Rhine delta, and like many Dutch towns is full of picturesque canals, bridges and boats. Our visit fell on Sinterklaas’ arrival […]

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Chicco Liteway & Chicco Lightweight // Review

If you’ve visited the By The Numbers page,  you know that our “fleet” of rolling stock borders on the ridiculous. We are always searching for the perfect travel gear, particularly a stroller! Although we love to ‘baby wear,’ with three littles someone always wants a ride and we like having a place to stash our […]

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St Martin’s Day in South Holland

The Feast of St. Martin is celebrated each November 11th with children going door to door singing and carrying lanterns. Much like on Halloween, children are given a treat at each house they visit. St. Martin is known as a friend to children and a patron of the poor. The children celebrate St. Martin’s with […]

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De Delftse Pauw – Delft Blue Pottery

While several dozen pottery factories churned out blue pottery in Delft in the seventeenth century, you can only find two open factories in the city now. Royal Delft and Delft Pauw are those two factories. You can read our review of Royal Delft here. These two options for the iconic Delft blue pottery could not […]

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Dutch Farm Cheese & Fun

Eating delicious cheese is one of the true joys of living in the Netherlands. Our middle little, O, is particularly fond of all things cheese. When we found a cheese farm outside of Utrecht with lots to offer we added it to our itinerary. Although we’ve been to the cheese museums in Gouda and Alkmaar […]

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