About this blog:This blog chronicles the trials, triumphs and tribulations of a Canadian living abroad in the Netherlands.
Category Archives: Home Sweet Home
As of today, three months has gone by since I’ve hopped on a plane from Canada and arrived here in the Netherlands. It’s now April, and the weather here has been wonderful lately. Lots of sun, warm weather, and we’ve … Continue reading
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
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
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
We had some friends over for dinner on Sunday night, and we made a preeeetty epic pasta dish with caesar salad…mmmm…. we also watched Aladdin and played a board game called “Ringworm Barbeque.” I first met Lucas, Ling and Don … Continue reading
I can’t really survive long without a cup of coffee every day. And, until now, we didn’t have a coffee machine. A travesty! Something had to be done about this. So I went over to my new favourite store (called … Continue reading