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Hello Sunshine!

I have never in my life seen an animal that loves the sun as much as Pixel.  You would think that the cat would be the sun worshipper in the house but you’d be wrong.  Pixel is never happier than when she finds a nice sunny spot to stretch out.  …

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Life in a Goldfish Bowl

One of the things on my growing list of things I don’t like about our flat is that we are overlooked by the big building across from us.  I love having such beautifully large windows, but man those oldies are such lookie loos! Another thing that always bothered me was …

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Saturday Photo Hunt – Fresh

This week’s photo hunt theme is Fresh, which luckily fell in line with what I wanted to write about today.  Fresh food!  My very own future home-grown fresh off the balcony veggies! OMG! This week I got a package from Jenny (my stepmom-in-law) with these three packages of seeds included.  …

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Rainbow Over Lombardijen

This afternoon I was sitting in my living room watching TV and thinking about how crappy the weather was outside when I happened to look out our front window .  That was when I noticed this rainbow.  I tend to leave half of the curtains closed because we live across …

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Kitchen Idiot

Remember a while back when we renovated our Kitchen?  One of my favorite things was my new oven.  It’s an Atag and we payed a somewhat ridiculous amount extra so that we could have one that opens sideways rather than downwards.  I’m short and in order to have our oven …

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Off With Their Shoes!!

There are a few cultural differences that become glaringly obvious when you move to a new country.  For me, one of of them has been the issue of taking off shoes when you enter someone’s home.  I would make a sweeping statement about how in Canada everyone takes off their …

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