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Farmhouse Bedside Lights

I’ve been really into lighting this move. (It always seems like I get obsessed with something when I’m settling into a house.) I think because everything in the house felt dated I felt like changing out some lighting could make a huge difference in the feel of the house. I had it in my head […]

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Embroidery Kit – Road Trip Craft

We love a good road trip! When it makes sense to drive we like to take advantage of the freedom that comes with driving and we explore off the beaten path. The hard part is keeping everyone entertained on longer drive days. The kids keep themselves busy with toys and books. We throw on audio […]

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Delft Blue Days at Royal Delft

One fall weekend each year, Royal Delft opens its doors to the community for Delft Blue Days. During Delft Blue Days admission to the Royal Delft factory is free (typically €13.50) and they host a variety of activities for adults and children. My dear friend Julia made sure we had it on our calendars this […]

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Fun Kids Garden Projects

By all accounts the Netherlands summer has been short-lived. (See this DutchNews.nl article.) We had several nice warm days early on and then the rain came and stayed. This week the sun came out and temperatures were in the 70’s and everything is green.  Not quite summer. Not quite fall. Combine that with our new 34 […]

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Christmas Crafts

When we got ready to move we knew Dutch houses weren’t exactly known for their storage so we skimped on packing Christmas decorations. I condensed down to one box that would move with us. When we unpacked the one box my eldest proclaimed the house lacked  Christmas spirit. So we did some crafting. We made […]

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Paper Goods Projects // Book Review

It is rainy season here in Holland. Rain means we spend more time than I would like inside the house! Paper Goods Projects arrived just in time to try to tame our inside boredom [60 crafts, 112 pages]. The projects are simple and patterns are provided. I let the kids flip through the book to decide on […]

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Fall Craft Time

Things are finally starting to normalize around here. We have (sort of) settled into a nice schedule including getting back into doing some tot school fall craft activities with the boys. We had a great time apple picking and came home with a ton of apples. Jeff would say it was closer to 20 kilos. […]

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