Category Archives for Books

Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can read and understand enough to manage life. We decided very […]

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Make It Yours // Book Review

This post contains affiliate links.  Since moving to the Netherlands and leaving most of my craft gear behind, oh and adding another little one to the mix, I’ve been much less crafty than normal. Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make it Yours grabbed my attention with the idea of making your own Delft blue pottery! The book […]

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iGo Stories Travel Books // Review

After traveling, reading is our favorite activity. We recently discovered the iGo Stories travel book series. These personalized books place your child in the middle of a traveling adventure full of famous landmarks. My Big Little is completely obsessed with London. The “Adventures in London” book was the perfect fit for him.   You start […]

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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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Photographs From the Edge // Book Review

Photographs From the Edge combines the beautiful photos of nature photographer Art Wolfe with his insights on how he captured each of the photos. This is a wonderful book to add to a travel or photo book collection. Sure, it makes a great coffee table book, but it’s so much more! As a traveler I was inspired […]

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The Forest Feast For Kids // Book Review

The Forest Feast for Kids is a delightful kids cookbook that is a collection of  food photography and cooking. This is the first children’s book from popular food blogger Erin Gleeson. The book is stunning and makes you want to make the food! We eat a vegetarian meal several times each week and this book […]

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Hello Bicycle // Book Review

I never thought I would be someone who was obsessed with bikes. . .but, then we moved to the Netherlands. My anniversary gift, two days after we moved to Delft, was a new bicycle. In late November I received another bicycle, a cargo bike, as an early Christmas gift. Our bike fleet at the house […]

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Wonderland Adult Coloring Book // Book Review

Coloring is one of my favorite activities. When “adult coloring” became a thing it quickly became a go-to quiet activity to do with the boys.  Wonderland by Amily Shen is a coloring book inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, but you don’t have to be a fan to enjoy this coloring book.  Wonderland is quickly becoming […]

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