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2023-05-30 18:20
Duiven zijn the Flash maar in de lucht danIk vind knuffels leukK: We leren over afval en PMD enzoG: Ha dan kan je papa leren dat hij lege chipszakken niet in PMD mag stekenK: ja toch, dat is… Read More
Planckendael With My Youngest
2023-05-21 16:17
May 10th was a schoolfree day for which I had already planned a day off at the start of the year.  Unfortunately things are going crazy at work and it felt quite hard to take free, whil… Read More
Colour Of The Month:   Yellow
2023-05-20 16:44
A few weeks ago, Anne posted a picture challenge on FB to post a picture in the theme "pink".  And will I was scrolling through my picture, I figured it would be fun to introduce a new… Read More
Visiting The Strip Museum In Brussels
2023-05-16 19:37
After meeting Brandon we took the children to the Strip Museum...the only one almost that was open on a Monday and May 1st in Brussels. I remember the museum from a school trip in high… Read More
Mothers Day 2023
2023-05-16 16:35
It's always so cute to hear the boys having secrets, knowing they are crafting at school but they shut me out.  In the week before there were some parcels delivered that I couldn't open… Read More
2023-05-15 19:02
Zo meteen hier afslaan eh. Wat wist je vast maar ik zeg het maar om zeker te zijnHoe is geluid ontstaan?(Staat zich gedetailleerd anatomisch te bestuderen in badkamer)M tekende 2 bolletjes o… Read More
Another Year Of Harvesting At The CSA Farm
2023-05-14 16:07
We signed up for another year of harvesting at the community supported farm.  The system changed a bit and now we paid for an xth part of the farm so we are entitled for 500gr of meat e… Read More
2023-05-07 19:03
It seems that the last weekends since early April are each time all about recovery and re-energizing.  I don't know what's happening but both mine and Jans energy levels are frequently… Read More
2023-05-02 16:40
Around the Philipssite and the abbeySome out my mother's garden  Read More
Visiting Museum M
2023-05-01 15:38
A free Saturday that was cold and grey...a reason for which once again we had not gone to the east of Belgium.  Also because we were tired and needed to rest. But the children want… Read More
2023-04-30 15:26
Teachers complimenting me again that my children are well-behaved and polite. A week vacationAfter 13 years in the east of Belgium, still discovering gorgeous new trailsThe first drinks… Read More
2023-04-29 16:21
Hoe gaat het nog met de oorlog in Oekraïne? (discussie of we naar centrum wandelen of niet en wat we daar gaan doen)G: Wie bijna geen boeken meer heeft van de bib, kan ze misschien… Read More
A Day To Play Outdoors
2023-04-23 16:20
April 19th was the annual "play outdoor" day in Flanders: a day where most towns organise outdoor activities and all kid's tv channels go black for one afternoon.  With all the online g… Read More
2023-04-22 16:37
 Laura Lippman - Als ik aan je denkLu Brant is a new prosecutor, taking a job her father has done in her past.   Her first case brings back memories from one of his cases but… Read More
Colour Of The Month:  Pink
2023-04-21 16:15
A few weeks ago, Anne posted a picture challenge on FB to post a picture in the theme "pink".  And will I was scrolling through my picture, I figured it would be fun to introduce a new… Read More
Leuven City Center At Easter Time
2023-04-17 15:55
Traditionally at Easter, a lot of international folkloristic dance groups gather at the center of Leuven for their Easter feasts.   During the weekend there are contests and demons… Read More
German Relatives Visiting
2023-04-16 15:44
 This visit was overdue since March 2020 when a global virus cancelled all plans, but finally we got together again.  I fear we were together the last time at Willy's funeral.&nbsp&hell…Read More
2023-04-15 15:31
Is een van jullie auto’s van Carglass? Ik heb gisteren 8 spinnen gezien op school op dezelfde plek! Blijkbaar als je flink bent in Egypte, dan krijg je zo’n munt. … Read More
2023-04-14 16:43
Easter brought some stress for Beertje who wanted to know if he had been good enough for the Easter bunny and also had to agree with grandma that she didn't start looking for eggs yet before… Read More
On This Day: April 11th
2023-04-11 16:11
2002?:  I attended Jan's brother's wedding and was the first time really in his family as "his girlfriend".  I scanned this picture apparently on april 11th, 2007.2006: … Read More
Stirring Up The Roer
2023-04-09 16:43
In the Easter vacation we had some friends on a walking trip to stay overnight at our house.  We enjoyed a cosy evening together after their first day of hiking with a good meal togethe… Read More
A Short Tour Near Lac De Robertville
2023-04-08 16:18
Easter vacation and sunshine...that means I order the entire family to get their shoes and jackets on for a walk.  Not too far, the children negotiated.  No no, just a mere 5 km in… Read More
Reading Time Before Bedtime
2023-04-07 15:41
I must admit that it has been quite different in the past and that bedtime was a bit of iPad time.   However, I encouraged Kabouter to be reading himself, with varying success, and… Read More
Meeting Jennifer In Leuven
2023-04-04 16:09
2023 will be the year of Canadian reunions and my Calgary friend Jennifer from JennandLucas kicked it off.   We go back from the Canadian mommy blog community almost 20 years ago w… Read More
30 Random Pictures Of The Last 3 Months
2023-04-01 15:33
1) A spaghetti monster 2) A scouting boy leaving on weekend3) The boys baked Smurffs cookies. How cute is that?? 4) Rodin is greeting a new day5) We're just being a bunch of goofba… Read More
2023-03-31 16:26
Seeing the bottom of the mailbox again after several days upon returning from vacation timePulling up at work with RATM - Killing in the name off loudly on the radio and staying in the car o… Read More
2023-03-29 16:24
Wat is eigenlijk het dichtst bij België: de Noordpool of de Zuidpool. Hoeveel namen zijn er op aarde?Weet je wat ik een beetje een probleem vind. Dat ik soms zit op te scheppenVoor… Read More
Some Sights From Utrecht
2023-03-28 15:33
Two weeks ago I was in Utrecht for regional work meetings and we strolled in the evening through the historic city center to go out for dinner together.  Much to the surprise and amusem… Read More
Fagne De Polleur At The Mont Rigi
2023-03-27 15:29
A crisp layer of snow and some sun...that requires a walk and we went to check out near Belgium's highest point to see if there was any more snow there or not.  The children wanted to w… Read More
Excitement Over An Oak
2023-03-22 16:56
Kabouter had to read a book for school, and he chose a book whose main character is an oak.   Hmm, I was a little in doubt when I heard that, that he'd like it. It's not the style… Read More
The Park Abbey In The Snow
2023-03-20 16:40
 The 2nd Wednesday of March we woke up with some promised snow in the entire country.  Not much but a well timed shower in the morning commute made our walk to school quite white a… Read More
In The Heathlands Of Teut In Limburg
2023-03-19 16:08
 It's a family tradition that we go for New Year rather late to Jan's brother to still read a New Year's letter and spend some time together.  Jan's brother had well understood we… Read More
2023-03-18 15:31
Only a week ago I was cheering for some snowlonging for that crispy sound of my shoesand a white fresh viewopening my lungs with cold air making me feel aliveBut yesterday, I got outside for… Read More
Beertje's Birthday
2023-03-17 16:05
 My baby Beertje is 7 already. I can't believe it.  He wanted to distribute candy in the judo classA few days later we had last minute organised a bowling party with some of h… Read More
2023-03-15 16:17
Is dat wat jij nu doet een soort vegetarisch? (Cfr Jan en ik zijn op dieet met WW)In de opvang heb ik juf A horen zeggen dat de lente al echt op komst is want er zijn al bloemen in de tuinWa… Read More
The Africa Museum In Tervuren
2023-03-13 17:48
Lately, I can make the children very enthusiastic by announcing we'll visit a museum.  So on a grey afternoon, I decided to take them to the Africa museum in Tervuren. I had never visit… Read More
Strolling Through Monschau
2023-03-07 16:48
 End of February we profited from the sun to go for a stroll in Monschau, just across the German border in the Eifel. We know the tiny town well with the pitoresque craftsmans houses.&n&hell…Read More
2023-03-06 16:48
I've been enjoying some snoozing in my warm bed lately and was reflecting my bedtime routines.  I realize I got the habit of tucking myself in the same way. I feel fatigue rising a… Read More
2023-02-28 19:52
Finally returning to the east of Belgium!! (of course after all snow melted. boohoo). The week of Belgian music on the radio, especially StuBru and a full day of Belpop 100 on Radio 1… Read More
2023-02-27 20:01
G: Hoe was je toets?K: ok ca va, denk ikWaarom legt een kip een ei?   Als ze die gooit, is ze kapot. K: Hoe komt het dat dit hier zo nat is op tafelG: omdat ik dat deksel daar… Read More
2023-02-26 17:36
Facebook is still my prime social media tool which I've been using since 2007 to connect with friends (and friends only).  To me it's still the most "social" where I share trivial thing… Read More
Tour De La Warche On The Rotten Boardwalk
2023-02-26 15:33
It's not always easy to get the children out the door.  We limit their screen time, and they are whining to be bored and yet, usually they don't want to go for a walk. On Saturday… Read More
Carnival In Waimes
2023-02-24 17:35
Carnival in the east of Belgium is serious business, as in the neighbouring province of Limburg or across the border in Cologne/ Aachen and other West German cities. I'm not too big in… Read More
It's Carnaval
2023-02-21 16:24
Our house has been invaded by an escaped prisoner and a chasing police men lately.  We even saw them on our way to school last week!   Read More
Spoiled By Oma
2023-02-20 16:23
Just before Valentine, my mother took me and Beertje out for a treat in a local ice-cream tavern in my home town.  Usually when I visit, our time is filled with chores, but this time we… Read More
Facade Sculptures Or Art In Bruges
2023-02-19 16:31
A year ago, I pictured the many Madonna sculptures that decorated the facades of houses in Antwerp. But it's not the only historic Flemish city with beautiful façade sculptures. I spo… Read More
2023-02-18 17:51
It's grey windy and raining again like the other times.But I ache for fresh air and getting out of the houseI've done so little of that lately.  Screw it, I'm going to walkand… Read More
A Walk Behind The RAVeL
2023-02-17 16:49
Finally we got back to the east of Belgium for the first time this year early February.  I can't say how frustrated I was to have missed all snow in January but at least we were back an… Read More
2023-02-15 17:32
Ik wil iets vragen maar ik weet niet watMama mamaaaa, Noord-Amerika is mooi! Zelfs op google maps. (Zit op streetview door Chicago te scrollen). Ook omdat er gele schoolbussen zijn)Zitten ju… Read More
2023-02-13 16:56
Anne had posted her alphabet and I was convinced I had done so already in the past.  But apparently I haven't beside a motherhood alphabet.     So here it is time to brai… Read More
In Oostende
2023-02-12 17:49
After spending a day in Bruges at the end of January, we drove to Oostende to hang out a bit with Jan's sister. When at the coast, you need to make a beach walk and sniff the salty air… Read More
2023-02-11 16:13
It was somewhere in May I believe that my heel hurt the first time.  Since the pandemic I had not varied my shoes much anymore but had worn my good old decathlon walking shoes...just ba… Read More
Groeninge Museum
2023-02-10 16:49
I love my children...they have my blood. So we are city tripping (in Bruges) and when we ask what they'd like to do, they ask for museum visits...more specifically art if possible but with a… Read More
City Tripping In Bruges Again (part 2)
2023-02-07 17:05
After our lunch, we strolled under a blue sky along the canals of the city center to the more crowded tourist area's that are much more familiar to me.  I enjoyed myself, taking the mos… Read More
Citytripping In Bruges Again (part 1)
2023-02-06 16:47
The last Friday of January was a school-free day so I had planned long beforehand to take a long weekend with the family nearby. We had booked 2 nights in Bruges and would combine the time t… Read More
Lazy Sunday
2023-02-05 17:42
After the quiz in my former hometown I drove home after much too little sleep, just in time to go and visit our friends where Beertje could read his new year's letter to his godfather. … Read More
My First Quiz Experience
2023-02-04 17:29
January was a tough month at work with some drastic decisions that drained my energy level.  So even though there was a lot of snow in the east of Belgium I didn't drive there because i… Read More
2023-02-01 17:07
 Elin Hilderbrand - een weekend aan zeeA celebrity (tv) cook dies, and his 3 (ex)-wives and children must gather for a reunion at the family house in Nantucket for a remembrance gatheri… Read More
2023-01-31 18:06
 (ziet een bus rijden met "Even pauze" op het bord)Ik vraag me af of er ergens ter wereld een straat of dorp bestaat dat "Even Pauze" noemt. Dat zou wel grappig zijn, dan moet hij nog v… Read More
2023-01-30 18:04
Watch Mr Bean with Kabouter en see him crack up with laughterCuddling with the children in bedA new year's reception / cosy evening with the neighbours at homeParticipating in a quiz with fr… Read More
Ice Flowers
2023-01-29 18:54
While it is painfully frustrating that there's been plenty of snow in the east of Belgium last 10 days and we couldn't get there, I did enjoy the little tastes of winter we got in Leuven.&nb&hell…Read More
2023-01-25 19:20
Ice flowers on the windowsthe world outside is blurredthe lights shining silenced through the iceThe sky is loaded with grey cloudsMy head is loaded with thoughtsand I seem more silentF… Read More
A Pokémon Walk Through The Fields
2023-01-18 17:37
At the end of the Christmas vacation , on epiphany, I succeeded to take both boys out for some fresh air in a Pokémon walk.  They are not so much anymore into Pokémon Go… Read More
2023-01-15 17:03
Zeg kunnen grote mensen ook naar de mobiele school gaan?   Zo mama’s en papa’s als die hebben moeten vluchten, helpen jullie die ook?(We wandelen de Oude Markt op)G: Ko… Read More
A Foggy First Walk At The Botrange
2023-01-14 17:35
Christmas vacation wasn't exactly the chill vacation as I had planned with spending half a day quiet in the sofa reading or watching tv (ok those activities did take place a lot) and going f… Read More

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