Caramel Waffles or Stroopwafels

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This delicious post is sponsored by Domino Sugar as a part of the Mom it Forward Network // One of my husbands favorite treats during the time he lived in the Netherlands were Stroopwafels.  These waffles found mostly at outdoor markets, were crispy cookie like waffles with a caramel syrup filling.  You can buy them… 

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A few travel scrapbook pages

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Last Spring I spent a wonderful few days in the Netherlands.  I’m just now starting to go through the photos and get them properly scrapbooked. Lifestyle Crafts has introduced a new product called Shape N Tape. It’s essentially washi tape by the sheet. They contacted me asking if they could send me some to play… 

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Dining Room redo using Stencils

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Four years ago when we moved into this house the dining room was red.  In our house before that our dining room was red.  After 8 years I was sick of the red. The problem with repainting it was choosing a color.   I could not bring myself to paint it beige, I thought about… 

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Day Four: Amsterdam Museums

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Thank you for indulging me as I share my thoughts about my recent trip to the Netherlands.  It made a big impact on me in many ways, including creatively.   Since I felt so inspired while I was there I thought it might be nice to share some of that inspiration with you also. By… 

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Day Three: The Flowers

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Okay, now on to day 3 of our adventure in Amsterdam, if you’re new here you can see my other posts by clicking the label Amsterdam… you can also subscribe to this blog over here —–>  to get the rest of the story…. after that I’ll go back to posting about crafty stuff :) We… 

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Day Two: To Delft and back

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tiny car in Amsterdam Note to self: Always, always, always set an alarm when your on vacation. Day 2 started later than we would have liked.  We remembered to open the drapes before we went to bed so the light would wake us up in the morning, however we forgot to also set the alarm…. 

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Day One: Amsterdam, The City

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I loved Amsterdam. I’ll admit before we left I was a bit worried.  Every travel book I’d read and every travel show I’d watched in preparation all focused on Amsterdam’s “seedier” components.  Being someone not interested in those components, I was concerned. After traveling there, I’ve decided many of those assumptions about Amsterdam are not… 

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A little Dutch Inspiration

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Got “the” photo in front of the sign Last week was our trip to the Netherlands.  We got home safe and sound Sunday night. I’m still trying to process it all little bit, but know that I want to share my experience there with you guys. Tulips in Keukenhof I found the trip to be… 

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Travel Journal

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For our upcoming trip to Amsterdam, I decided to create a little Travel Journal.    I like to sit down each night and write about what we did that day when I’m on vacation.  I’ll also staple some receipts/memorabilia into it as we go, then when I come home I’ll add in a few photos…. 

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i amsterdam

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image source Almost exactly 20 years ago my husband returned home from a 2 year mission for our church.  He served in the Netherlands and fell in love with the country while he was there.  Ever since we have been married we have talked about going back, but something always came up.   This year… 

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