Tag: Holiday

Trier: Germany’s Oldest City

Trier: Germany’s Oldest City

Our German Christmas fun just kept going! We made a stop into Trier, Germany for a morning of fun before driving back to the Netherlands. Trier is Germany’s oldest city. Roman ruins dot the city and we wanted to check them out. We parked a 

Heidelberg Christmas Market

Heidelberg Christmas Market

We typically get an earlier start than most of Europe. Thinking we needed a stop before arriving at the Heidelberg Christmas Markets we drove to a nearby town to check out a castle ruin. The castle is seated on top of a vineyard. The Internet 

Nuremberg Christmas Market

Nuremberg Christmas Market

Nuremberg has the reputation of hosting one of the best Christmas Markets in Germany and for that matter, in the whole world. We thought Nuremberg would be the perfect place for our first real Christmas Market experience. The market is in the city center, inside the 

Christmas Crafts

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 

Paper Goods Projects // Book Review

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 

The First Thanksgiving. . .Abroad

The First Thanksgiving. . .Abroad

I’ve been dreading Thanksgiving since we moved Holidays always seem to mark the passing of time for me. We celebrated our last Fourth of July in the states, got lost in the details of the move and before I knew it Halloween came and went. 

Halloween in the Netherlands

Halloween in the Netherlands

We were pleasantly surprised to discover our neighborhood would be hosting an “American Style Halloween.” The Dutch, always ones to adopt the best of other cultures, have adopted Halloween and are starting to celebrate more and more. In Delft we live in one of the only