Life in Amsterdam

Summer Lovin’

Sometimes, when the weather turns nice, the flowers bloom, and every street corner is filled with happy hour tables, a person just has to sit back and take it all in. Exactly how we've been enjoying the summer. (more…)


Over the last few months, I have started to feel like this is actually happening. No more weird, long vacation in Europe with the dog; my own furniture is in place; the holidays have passed. And Max is nine months - how did that happen?! (more…)


We are so lucky to have so many visitors here in Amsterdam already! It's been just over three months, and I'm pretty sure we are on record pace. Funny how family is more excited to visit us now that we have Max and live in Europe... (more…)

Max’s Baptism

Max was baptized on the second day of Christmas at Vredeskerk (Our Lady Queen of Peace)church. We started going to church when we arrived here, and it's a big, old, beautiful Catholic church in our neighborhood. A few small hitches...mostly that everything is in Dutch. (more…)