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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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A Quick Stop at Amsterdam’s Museum Square

A few weeks ago I was double-checking a few things and noticed that my passport had less then 6 months to expiration. That may seem like plenty of time to process a renewal but many countries won’t let you enter with a passport that expires in the next six months. I immediately scheduled an appointment […]

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Kids Museum Night Den Haag, 2018

Kids Museum Night Den Haag is one of my favorite yearly events. Museums around Den Haag open late at night and are filled to the brim with kids activities and events. The workshops and activities are aimed at kids aged 4-12. Last year Jeff went with the Big Little and a family friend and her dad. […]

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The Old Bakery Museum in Medemblik

The Old Bakery Museum in Medemblik is a winner. This adorable little museum has tons of hands-on fun for kids, is part of the Museumkaart program and is thoroughly interesting. It is packed full of Dutch baking tools, many of which are still being used. Interpretive displays are in several languages making it perfect for […]

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Muzee Scheveningen (Den Haag)

The Wednesday half days are the perfect opportunity to get the boys out and go and see some of the smaller museums in the area. This week we set our sights on Muzee Scheveningen, a small museum in an 1877 School House that highlights the history of the resort area and the animals that live […]

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