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Tales for Tiny Travelers // Review

This post contains affiliate links.  I’m always looking for children’s books that link our travels with history. Our kids get so much more from our travels when our kids can connect what they are hearing on tours and seeing as we walk with a story. Tales for Tiny Travelers does just that. These books pick […]

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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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Harry Potter Bookstore: Porto, Portugal

This is one of those Pinterest finds Jeff hates. I send him a random picture and say “We have to go here!” This one wasn’t hard to find. The Livraria Lello Bookshop is quite popular, so popular you need a ticket to enter. If you buy a book, the 4 Euro price is subtracted from […]

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The Illustrated Book of Sayings // Book Review & Giveaway

“Oh! You’ve got chicken skin” says another mother to me on the school playground. I stare at her blankly.  Turns out she is talking about my goosebumps and thinks I should have worn my jacket. Later, I’m using Google Translate to help me understand a WhatsApp conversation and find the phrase “it was like an angel […]

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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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