Category Archives for Expat

The Dutch, Dutch, Goose! Christmas Card 2017

Merry Christmas! Since we’ve moved abroad we stopped sending out a Christmas card. (This is partially because we still have not quite mastered the Dutch postal service.) Instead,  I’ve taken to posting my Christmas Message on the Blog. This year I just wanted to take a moment this Christmas Day to say how thankful I […]

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Celebrating The Holidays at a Garden Store

Every year my Facebook feed fills with images of Christmas in America making me a tad homesick. Sure, our days are full of Sinterklaas festivities and we visit Christmas Markets and drink Gluhwein. It is all great, but it is not the same as back in the U.S. Luckily, I’ve found a place that fills […]

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Aerial Yoga in Delft: What to Expect

The Womanhood Studio in Delft is an iconic location for those of us who live here. It’s a centerpiece of the mom life in Delft, offering classes for women at all stages of motherhood. I first found the studio while I was pregnant with the Little Little, in search of a prenatal massage. Turns out […]

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Spring in Delft, Netherlands

My Facebook feed is full of last day of school pictures from my U.S. friends but here in the Netherlands it is business as usual. Our Summer holiday doesn’t start until mid-July. The temperatures this year have been fluctuating between ‘grab your summer coat’ and ‘run through the sprinklers’ for the last few days. Meanwhile […]

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My Week In Pictures

We just had one of those unbelievable weeks while my husband was traveling and my sister was here for a visit. We’ve had so many highs and lows this week that it only seemed fitting to recap it all in photos. Monday was a holiday, so we were all able to go and drop Jeff […]

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Baptism at St. John Lateran

Being an expat means being far away from family and friends. Although this poses challenges, it also provides an opportunity for amazing experiences. When the newest little joined the family we struggled over what to do for his Baptism. The two other boys were Baptized at my home parish, the Cathedral of Christ the King […]

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First Flight 

We celebrate a lot of baby milestones, but Baby’s First Flight is one of our favorites. Our new little guy has been on a few trips (Three countries to be exact!) but the flight to Rome marked his first trip by air. We flew on a KLM itinerary that was being operated by Alitalia. Check-in […]

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House Hunters International

Remember when I was super pregnant (30 weeks) and thought it was a good idea to shoot for House Hunters International? I’m actually not allowed to share this post until our episode is about to air, but I thought I should write it while I can still remember all the funny details. If you don’t […]

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