New Year

Well another year has come and gone. I can’t believe we’re already almost a week into 2015. I spent a wonderful New Year’s Eve with my friends. It involved a lot of drunken dancing, sparklers, and it was so much fun. Of course with a new year comes the New Year’s Resolutions. Last year I…

Sinterklaas games and fun

So last Friday (5th of December) was pakjesavond, a fun part of Sinterklaas. Now for those of you who are not Dutch or do not live in The Netherlands, Sinterklaas is kind of like Santa Claus. He is essentially St. Nicholas. He looks a little like a bishop, rides a white horse and has Zwarte…

Drinking Christmas

Doesn’t get much more Christmasy than hot chocolate with marshmallows and cinnamon, all in a Santa mug I got for Christmas a few years back. Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside!

Christmas spirit

As I write this I am sitting in bed, with my christmas slippers on, my cat sleeping next to me and Love Actually playing in the background (I’ve seen this movie so many times I almost know it off by heart). I just watched Elf and although it’s not quite December yet (that’s tomorrow), I’m…