Personal

    An open letter to my 15-year-old self

    I should have done this when I turned 30 but it’s better late than never. But I suppose now would be a good time to do this since I’m almost at the end of my Dutch Integration process. On Monday I received another letter that one more piece has been approved. Never in a million years would I have imaged myself where I am today. It’s a simple and quiet life but it makes me happy. I thought it would…

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  • Lifestyle

    How to become a better you this spring

    There’s never going to be a good time to better yourself. You just have to just jump in. Becoming a better person doesn’t happen over night either. We’re all human and…

  • Lifestyle

    Early May Favorites

    I would love to start putting together a monthly favorites list. I see these all the time on Youtube and I love watching them! But I don’t do a lot of…

  • Personal

    Why I deleted Facebook

    There are many reasons that people still have a Facebook. It’s one of the largest media platforms where people can connect and stay informed. I deleted mine a few months ago…

  • Lifestyle

    Summer to do list

    Whew, I’ve been so busy that the weeks have flown by! It’s already May and summer is right around the corner. We’ve got a lot of things we want to do…

  • Food

    Snacks from Australia

    A few weeks ago I made a post about Snacks from The Netherlands. I had exchanged a box of tasty treats with a friend from Australia. I’ve had the box long…

  • Lifestyle

    Koningsdag

    Koningsdag has come once again to The Netherlands. It’s a national holiday and a time of celebration for all Dutch. But why exactly? Allow me to share what I’ve learned about…

  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof Willem – Alexander Pavilion

    The Willem – Alexander Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” located in the Keukenhof and holds the name of the current Dutch King. Rows and rows of different types of…

  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof Beatrix Pavilion

    The Beatrix Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” that are located in the Keukenhof. This year it follows the same theme was the Oranje Nassau Pavilion. The Flower Power Movement…