Archives for November 2015

Onze Lieve Ballet Pietjes

Our sweet ballet pietjes dressed up and danced their hearts out for Sinterklaas Friday night. Through my blurry pictures, I savor the smiles, the tutus, the tiny dance feet, and the squeals over pepernoten and snoepjes.   

Our First Thanksgiving

We have never fully celebrated the big American holiday here in Holland. In the past our oldest thought it would make everyone lonely and even more homesick. It was hard enough getting a Skype call from family seeing them all happy and full from turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, fresh rolls, and pies. Not to mention […]

Bosch Sinterklaas Feest

Sint Treats

Since the 15th of November, Sinterklaas and all the Zwarte Pieten have arrived from Spain on their steamboat. What this translates to the kids…they can put their shoes out by the fireplace and on some mornings they might discover a small treat or tiny cadeau inside their boot or sneaker. Most nights the girls stuff […]