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Monochromatic Amsterdam

We live relatively close to Amsterdam; about one and half hours south.  Which by Dutch standards is very far, but for an American, it’s no big deal.  And for my Italian husband and his family, it’s the equivalent of the commute from their house, driving into Rome, on a busy day.  We’ve been to Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Chewy Molasses Cookies

You might hear me say this again, but, “These are my favourite cookies!”  I might have just lied, but I don’t know it yet, because right now I believe it. After two and half years of living in the Netherlands, I haven’t make anything but almond cookies, chocolate chip cookies and cut-outs – not because … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en & Dia de Los Muertos(La Catrina Makeup)

When we do Halloween, we try do it right(we play with the cards we’re dealt, anyway).  This year no party, but I did make a scavenger hunt for the kids around the house, as there is no organised trick-or-treating in the Netherlands.  They found candy I hid around the house; a witch, eyeballs, a ghost, … Continue reading

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