Monthly Archives: December 2010

There's no place like home for the holidays….

I think I have always thought being home with family was important. But this year, “there’s no place like home for the holidays” couldn’t ring any truer for me.  We leave TOMORROW  to head back to the States to spend time with our families for Christmas and New Year’s and well…let’s just say I am […]

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Creating a monster…

One of the things Joe and I started doing to distract Quinn when she wants something she can’t have or just needs to be kept entertained for a minute to regroup and hopefully sidestep a potential meltdown, is showing her pictures/videos on the computer.  Initially it started out as showing her the montage I made […]

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Snowfall in Frankfurt

I contemplated walking to the store tonight for diapers.  I wanted to stay inside, drink a glass of warm, red wine and take a hot bath.  But, Quinn does need diapers.  Then Joe mentioned it had started snowing and I took a look outside.   And the winner is……wine and bath!  Guess the diaper bag […]

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Brussels continued…Grand Place and Christmas market

So, where did we leave off??  Ah, yes, I think it was with the chocolate elephant.  So continuing right along; We visited the Grand Place (French) or the Grote Markt (Dutch term) a few times during our stay because it was close and well…just so darn pretty!  It is the town square basically of Brussels […]

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