I’m Clearly Not From Here.

We are two weeks into our Dutch expat adventure. (That is a legitimate blogging milestone…right?) Two weeks seems like a good point to record some of my observations about my life in South Holland. I am the only one who compulsively smiles. I have a compulsion to smile and say hello to everyone I ride by on my bike. […]

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Travel Books for Kids.

This is part 1 of a series of whats in my bag when I travel with the kids.  Planes, trains, boats or restaurants I am always looking for things to keep the kids entertained while traveling. Entertaining toddlers on trips can be so hard! I know books are heavy, but they are one of my […]

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Tut. Tut. It Looks Like Rain!

Today, I marked a “Netherlands Experience” off my list: Biking with the kids in the pouring rain. We started the morning by taking H, as a family, to get a much needed haircut. Lindy, the lady cutting his hair was incredibly Dutch. She continued to tell us what a terrible haircut he had gotten in […]

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Liebster Award.

Well, this is fun! I’ve had the honor of being nominated for a Newbie Blogging Liebster Award by Jennifer over at “Until I Hold You Again.” Jennifer is courageous enough to share her story of loss with the world. It is a heavy topic, but one that too few people talk about. She provides solace […]

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Instagram Travel Thursday: Atlanta

I’ve spent the last two months in a holding pattern between leaving our home in Colorado and starting our expat adventure in The Netherlands. While I’ve emotionally floated somewhere between excited and over whelmed, I filled our time with lots of “hometown adventures.” We have been playing tourist in Atlanta! I lived here till I […]

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Moving Day!

I’ve been separated from everything that didn’t fit into our six travel bags for 88 days.  Those boxes and I took various routes to the Netherlands. Tomorrow we reunite! Unpacking and setting up house is one of my favorite experiences. I love that it feels like Christmas, reopening all your favorite gifts!  I love figuring out where […]

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Tips for Toddlers in NYC

Here are a few tips for traveling with the kids in NYC. – Bring a collapsible stroller. We loved having a stroller in NYC. Carting the children’s accessories hands free kept everyone happy.  Most of the places we went to eat cannot accommodate your stroller. Our small umbrella stroller easily folds and stores. We’ve thrown it […]

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