It is hard to believe that our baby boy will be one in just a couple of days! The birthday celebration was officially kicked off today with cupcakes and a little party at Gus’s creche (daycare). Everyone was all smiles … Continue reading
Or why not both? Since Morgan had been running around our house singing French songs about Saint Nicholas weeks before his big arrival on December 6th, we decided that he should probably visit our house just like he does all … Continue reading
I met my dear friend Karen years ago – and interestingly – we spent a lot of time hanging out right here in Brussels! Karen lived here years before it was ever on our radar screen, and when I visited her here she rolled out the red carpet for me (and by that I mean we drank a lot of great beer and ate fabulous food). Fast forward nearly six years and voila – we reunited in this wonderful city. Karen is one of the sweetest and most fun people I have ever known, it is impossible to have a bad time around her or get stressed about anything, she can have fun no matter what the situation and knows how to make me burst into laughter every other minute. On top of that, she is a Thanksgiving pro and even helped me put a feast on the table! Brussels is a fabulous place to visit during the holidays – and our trip down to the Grand Place is proof – the Christmas decorations include a light show choreographed with music. It is truly spectacular – but the most beautiful thing in the Grand Place last weekend were the two gorgeous ladies in the last picture (if we do say so ourselves)!
I will admit I was a little uncertain about how to pull off Thanksgiving in Brussels…the grocery stores simply don’t carry things like turkeys, canned pumpkin, and cranberry sauce. On top of that, we’ve always gone home for the holiday so … Continue reading