May 7th - After breakfast, we packed up and checked out of the ‘hotel’. We went to a farm/cheese factory to see if they had any smoked cheese to take back for my brother but to no avail. After being in there and experiencing the smell of farm animals and cheese making mixed together, I’m … Continue reading Doei, Dag And Tot Ziens!
May 4th - Mich and I headed to Intratuin, a shopping centre for gardening, home and building. It was an indoor space with multiple stores, which was kind of required for the days weather indecision, going between rain, wind, sun, repeat 🤪 Lunch was eaten at ‘Baran’ in Germany. Splitting a margarita pizza and each having … Continue reading Familiarities And Familia
A rather delayed (and rather lengthy) recounting of our Opa and Oma's visit back in August/September. Friday, Aug 24th - The weather changed from summer to fall, almost overnight and we also drove to the airport to pick up some special guests. Michiel’s Oma and Opa arrived at 11:40 pm to stay … Continue reading Grand Guests
Michiel’s parents arrived on a Wednesday afternoon for their first visit out to see Michiel and I and explore the place their son was now calling home! The usual post arrival home tour, gift giving and unpacking occurred and from here on, I will simply give a highlight reel of the happenings during their stay … Continue reading The In-laws (welcome) Invasion
I was sick in bed with a bad head cold but I was also needed to stay with the nieces for a few hours back when they were visiting. My older niece was told not to bug Aunty unless she had to and snacks and a movie were set up for her occupancy 😏 I … Continue reading A Multitude Of Jem Moments
Thursday Jan 11th (Winnipeg trip day #2 recap) Ikea. The place that overwhelms and gives a person far too many ideas to process at one time 😉 That was our main stop of the day, knowing all would take a while to get through the oversized store of mainly undersized home pieces;) We lunched … Continue reading We Came, We Saw, We Left Frozen