Doei, Dag And Tot Ziens!

May 7th - After breakfast, we packed up and checked out of the โ€˜hotelโ€™. 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, Iโ€™m [...]

Familiarities And Familia

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, repeatย ๐Ÿคช Lunch was eaten at โ€˜Baranโ€™ in Germany. Splitting a margarita pizza and each having [...]

Grand Guests

A rather delayed (and rather lengthy) recounting of our Opa and Oma's visit back in August/September.       ย 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. Michielโ€™s Oma and Opa arrived at 11:40 pm to stay [...]

The In-laws (welcome) Invasion

Michielโ€™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 [...]

We Came, We Saw, We Left Frozen

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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 [...]