Thursday is tutu day. Pink tutu day to be exact. At 9:15 AM A. has toddler dance. So on Thursday morning I am always rushing across town to be on time at danspeuterdans. A. is always very excited. But it is not only the class that gets her excited. There is something – if not […]
So I haven’t been posting a lot. Basically because the last year has been all about babies & pregnancy. After A. we decided we’d love for her to have a brother or sister only it proved to be quite a ride. We jumped with joy when we learned right after A.’s first birthday that I […]
I saw this posted on a Facebook friend’s page. I love it as a gift idea! When A. moves beyond drawing circles I am so turning one of her drawing into a toy. Can’t wait! http://drawyourtoy.blogspot.nl
Every Monday morning at 10:00 A.M. I start my week with 1-hour of Pilates. I remember I have muscles, I discover some new ones. I yell in my head at my instructor when she says things like “only 5 more” when I already feel like I am dying. To end the session grateful, happy and […]
A. is in her greeting phase. She says hi to everybody & everything. It cracks me up. I hear her walking through the house : “hallo mama, he papa, hallo auto, hallo opa” or at complete strangers in the street “hallo, hallo, hallo” – just as long until they respond. Hello! Hello! Hello!
Our neighborhood is blessed with a very talented cutter/coupeuse who sells great scarfs and does most of the costumes for the Dutch Opera & National Ballet – Marita Schoonheijm. One day we got talking, I complimented her on her skills and mentioned that my sewing skills were nonexistent. She offered the perfect solution to that, […]
Last year I entered a sweepstake on Culy.nl and won a cookbook “Het Snelle Taart(en)boek”, freely translated as the quick cake/tart book. Subtitle: American Style! No mixer, dishes or fuzz. As our house is stacked with cookbooks, I hadn’t yet come around to baking from this one, but last Saturday we got some last-minute friends visiting […]