march so far

march so far

spring is on the way!! amsterdam has had a few little dips back to cold weather, but the past few weeks it has come alive with sunshine, café terraces opening along the canals, and tulips… all of the tulips. i’m afraid the rest of march 

10 Dutch foods to try in Amsterdam

10 Dutch foods to try in Amsterdam

One of the best ways to get to know a new place is through its food. Maybe I just love food too much, but I really think this is true! I always have a list of local foods I want to try in each new place, 

weekending, amsterdam style

weekending, amsterdam style

with our short 6 months in amsterdam and traveling on so many weekends, i haven’t felt quite like we actually live here. that has started to change where i know the city well now and it does feel like a kind of “home” when i return 

20 week bumpdate

20 week bumpdate

sorry that i just used the word “bumpdate,” but it just rolls off the tongue! i love that we are halfway through the pregnancy. this part seems like the good part to me… nausea is finally gone, a bump is starting to show so it 

february in amsterdam

february in amsterdam

it’s the last day of february??? thank goodness it’s leap year and we get the extra day today, or this month would have been over before i even realized. january was slow, so i wasn’t expecting february to turn the tables and zip on by! although