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Finding Gnomes in Wroclaw Poland // Photos

Gnomes.  Elves.  Dwarves. Kabouters. Whatever you call them, these adorable little creatures have taken over the Polish city of Wroclaw. My Littles spent the majority of their time in Wroclaw hunting down the Wroclaw Gnomes. Gnome hunting turned out to be a great way to get the kids to walk around the city without complaint. […]

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Exploring Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Exploring Dutch towns is one of my favorite pastimes. I never tire of the beautiful houses perched along the canals with markets overflowing. I once thought that seeing one small town here was just like seeing them all but I’ve come to appreciate the subtle differences in each town. Although I still maintain that Delft […]

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Amsterdam Girls Weekend: Hits & Misses

When you’re a mom of three boys it’s important to grab any opportunity you get for some adult girl time. With Amsterdam just an hour away by train from Delft a girlfriend and I took advantage of a free hotel night to explore Amsterdam without our kids or husbands in tow. We mixed a few […]

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Kasteel Heeswijk, The Netherlands

Kasteel Heeswijk, or some version of it at least, has sat on this spot in North Brabant in the Netherlands for nearly one thousand years. Although we’ve had the chance to visit many castles around Europe, Kasteel Heeswijk offers its own unique experience. It features a beautiful garden, charming cafe and a fully furnished digestable […]

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The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam

The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam sits on the museumpark and has rotating exhibits of modern art. A neighbor told us that we should not miss the current exhibition of hyper realism so we made plans to head to Rotterdam one morning while the kids were in school. We have been extremely lucky to have a […]

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KidZania London

As part of the Big Little’s epic London Birthday Weekend we headed to KidZania, a city run entirely by kids. This interactive city allows kids to role play in a variety of career fields throughout the city. It has activities for children ages 1-14 and is available in 19 countries. London was our closest location […]

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Visiting Europe’s Largest Playground

Europe’s largest playground, Linnaeushof, is located in the Netherlands. We knew we needed to check it out but wanted to wait till all three of the Littles could enjoy it. We woke up one Sunday morning to perfect weather and pulled the trigger for a day of play at Europe’s largest playground. We drove from […]

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