Monthly Archives: February 2011

Dinner with Michiel’s Parents!

Yesterday we had Michiel’s parents over for dinner in our new apartment! We were going to go for a walk too but it raaaaained all day, so we stayed inside instead. For an afternoon snack, Michiel made broccoli soup from … Continue reading

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Our Housewarming Party!

Last night we had our housewarming party to celebrate our new apartment. It was a fun night of drinking and eating and general merryment! A bunch of Michiel’s friends came, some I already knew, some I met for the first … Continue reading

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“Things I miss” #1: Roll up the Rim

A couple of times, people have asked me what stuff I miss from home while living abroad in the Netherlands. It’s hard to say, because there are a lot of really awesome things about living here. In fact, pretty much … Continue reading

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Getting crafty in the kitchen…

So while Michiel was away for part of the weekend, I decided to dust off the ol’ recipe book and cook up a small storm in the kitchen. I like the creativity that comes with cooking and baking. I kind … Continue reading

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Weekend in Brussels with my Valentine

We went to Brussels this weekend to do some exploring and celebrate Valentine’s day weekend! Oh the luxury of having Europe’s finest cities a mere train ride away :) We had a great time – here are a few photos … Continue reading

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A walk in the park…

Today I went for a long walk in a park that’s near our apartment. I can’t wait to see how it looks in the summer with all the leaves on the trees, and in the sunshine! I’m really happy to … Continue reading

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One month status report!

Well, today marks one month since my arrival on Dutch soil! A lot of things have happened since then, but I have to report that it has been amazing so far. As of a couple days ago, I am fully … Continue reading

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